CLE: Ethics Update 2015

$120.00

ETHICS UPDATE 2015

MODERATORS:
PAUL PAVLIDES, ESQ. Chair, Grievance Committee
DAVID H. ROSEN, ESQ. Chair, Professional Ethics Committee

PRESENTERS:
COLETTE M. LANDERS, ESQ.
Assistant Counsel, Grievance Comm. for the 2nd, 11th & 13th Judicial Districts
MICHAEL S. ROSS, ESQ.
Noted Lecturer in the area of Professional Ethics

CLE CREDIT: 3.5 in Ethics

Description

$ 120.00 – Members

$ 170.00 – Non-Members

I. ATTORNEY ADVERTISING
II. ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE, WORK-PRODUCT PROTECTION AND DUTY OF CONFIDENTIALITY
III. CONFLICTS OF INTEREST, BREACH OF FIDUCIARY DUTY AND DISQUALIFICATION MOTIONS
IV. CRIMINAL LAW
V. INEFFECTIVE ASSISTANCE OF COUNSEL
VI. LEGAL FEES AND RELATED ISSUES
VII. MALPRACTICE ISSUES
VIII. SANCTIONS, MISCONDUCT AND THE DISCIPLINARY PROCESS
IX. THE NO CONTACT RULE (RULE 4.2)
X. WITHDRAWAL MOTIONS
XI. “OF COUNSEL” RELATIONSHIPS
XII. ETHICAL ISSUES RELATING TO THE DEPARTURE OF A LAWYER FROM A LAW FIRM
XIII. REPRESENTING AN ORGANIZATIONAL CLIENT – NEED FOR CLARITY IN RETAINER AGREEMENT
XIV. PRIVILEGE FOR FAIR REPORTING OF JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS
XV. GAG ORDERS AND PROTECTIVE ORDERS IN CIVIL LITIGATION
XVI. ADVISORY ETHICS OPINIONS ARE NOT BINDING ON COURTS
XVII. DISCLOSURE TO ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES
XVIII. INADVERTENT DISCLOSURE
XIX. IMPROPERLY RESTRICTIVE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENTS
XX. ESCROW ACCOUNT VIOLATIONS
XXI. LAW FIRM MANAGEMENT ISSUES