Course Title: Captivating Legal Ethics Scenarios

 04 June
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ABOUT THIS PROGRAM This seminar focuses on legal ethics issues affecting practitioners and clients. How might the scenario have better played out where an attorney helped his son flee at the outset of a murder investigation? What role should reciprocal discipline play? Other interesting issues examine doublespeak, i.e., when is a lawyer not a lawyer, as well as elimination of bias and conduct prejudicial to the administration of justice as these hone in on a potpourri of ethical issues. Seminar Content I. Legal Ethics Issues Affecting Practitioners and Clients ABA Model Rule 8.4: MISCONDUCT Provisions Affecting both the Model Rules and the Model Code Attorney Helps Fleeing Son Dodge Murder Investigation Reciprocal Discipline Appropriate? ABA Model Rule 3.4: FAIRNESS TO OPPOSING PARTY AND COUNSEL Intentional Misrepresentation or Good Lawyering? II. Potpourri of Ethical Issues, including Elimination of Bias Doublespeak or when is a Lawyer not a Lawyer? Reexamining Two Protected-group Cases MN Model Rule 8.4: Misconduct – a comparison with ABA MR 8.4 Conduct Prejudicial to the Administration of Justice Court Deems Race-Based Misconduct an Inherently Serious Disciplinary Matter Professionalism but a Blip on Lawyer’s Radar Screen? Appendix A - The Ethical Yardstick Please note that this course is approved for LIVE CLE credit in the following states (which is unlimited each year): AL, AR, CA, CO, GA, IA, MS, MO, NC, NM, NV, OK, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI CREDITS 2.00 Ethics

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