2018 Ethics 7.0 - All Your Ethics Credits in 1 Day Out of Stock
“One of Our Most Popular Programs!”
2018 Ethics 7.0 - All Your Ethics Credits in 1 Day
“One of Our Most Popular Programs!”
Regardless of your practice area, this program will provide you with relevant, current and practical information regarding the best ethical conduct practices to avoid costly mistakes.
Developed and designed by the Colorado Bar Association Ethics Committee, a legal scholar will address free speech in the context of your obligation not to engage in discriminatory behavior. You will gain insights from Attorney Regulation Counsel on the regulation of attorneys in Colorado and common issues that land attorneys in hot water. Attend and you will learn more about your duty to report another attorney for misconduct. You will also learn more about the pitfalls and best practices regarding joint representation, and confidentiality and social media. Seasoned and respected mediators will go through mediation and settlement ethical considerations, and a Judge will provide you with insights on what qualifies for meeting your professional obligation to provide services to those who cannot pay.
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the legal profession.
- Relevant, current and practical information regarding the best ethical conduct practices and procedures to avoid costly mistakes
- A time-efficient, cost-effective opportunity to better understand and follow the standards that represent the best traditions and highest aspirations of the legal profession
- A highly-experienced and talented faculty, including a Court of Appeals Judge, Attorney Regulation Counsel, a legal scholar, CBA Ethics Committee members, and widely respected practitioners
Friday, November 16, 2018
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Welcome, Introductions and Overview
Extended by Matthew M. Wolf, Esq., Allen Vellone Wolf Helfrich & Factor, P.C.
Chair, Colorado Bar Association Ethics Committee
Colo. RPC 8.4(g), Lawyers, Discrimination and Free Speech
The ABA’s recent adoption of Model Rule 8.4(g), making it misconduct for lawyers to engage in discrimination or harassment, has garnered a great deal of attention, much of it focused on whether the rule violates attorneys’ right to free speech. This presentation will explore new ABA Rule 8.4(g), explain its application and explain critics’ free speech concern. It will also compare and contrast the new rule with Colorado’s longstanding version of Rule 8.4(g).
Presented by Eli Wald, Charles W. Delaney Jr. Professor of Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Ethical Issues with Mediation and Settlement
Presented by Gary B. Blum, Esq., JAMS, and Julie M. Williamson, Esq., AB Conflict Resolution Services
Insights into Attorney Regulation and Common Ethical Issues
- How requests for investigation are analyzed and details of our process
- OARC’s newest initiative to assist lawyers — the lawyer self-assessment
- OARC’s role as inventory counsel and why lawyers should have a succession plan
- Common issues right now:
Getting paid — fee agreements and the importance of clarity
Gracefully exiting — motions to withdraw
Presented by April M. McMurrey, Esq., Deputy Regulation Counsel, Colorado Supreme Court Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel
12 Noon- 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
Confidentiality and Social Media: Colo. RPC 1.6 and More
Confidentiality and Social Media
- The breadth of a lawyer’s duties of confidentiality under Colo. RPC 1.6 and 1.9, including a recent and important ABA ethics opinion
- How the Colo. RPC apply to the sharing of representation-related information through social media, including CBA Formal Opinion 130
- Potential work-arounds
Presented by Marcy Glenn, Esq., Holland & Hart LLP
The Duty to Report Misconduct of Another Lawyer Under Colo. RPC 8.3 (a)
Presented by: Alec Rothrock, Esq., Burns Figa & Will, P.C.
Joint Representation 2.0: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You
- Recently released Formal Ethics Opinion No. 135
- Hot topics and best practices concerning conflicts of interest between potential clients, obtaining informed consent, planning for and addressing conflicts after the joint representation has begun
Presented by Kendra N. Beckwith, Esq., Messner Reeves LLP, and M. Kate Strauss, Esq., Overturf McGath & Hull, P.C.
What Really Counts as Pro Bono Under Rule 6.1?
- What does the 2018 ABA pro bono survey show?
- Are pro bono recognition programs enough?
- Should Rule 1.6 be changed?
Presented by Honorable Daniel M. Taubman, Judge, Colorado Court of Appeals
- Standard Price $399.00 USD
- Member Price $369.00 USD
- General Credits 7.00
- Ethics Credits 7.00