Monday, November 21, 2011

Dec 20/Web - #Ethics Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2011

This program is dedicated to the memory of Steven H. Leleiko, Vice President, Practising Law Institute, who passed away in December 2008 after serving PLI for more than 25 years.  In addition to his on-going responsibilities, Steve was deeply committed and devoted much of his time to pro bono and ethics training.
Why you should attend
Using a lively, interactive format, Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2011 will examine recent developments and on-going issues in ethics and professional responsibility arising out of pro bono and public interest practice.
Ethics Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2011
Webinar at
December 20, 2011, 9:00 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
Please note the time is EST and adjust for your time zone (e.g. 6 a.m. PST)
What you will learn
Within the context of pro bono representation, using “all-new” hypotheticals as the basis for discussion, this program will review issues and new developments concerning:
  • The attorney-client relationship; beginning and ending the relationship and determining the scope of representation 
  • Client identity and third party involvement
  • Client misconduct 
  • Confidentiality, conflicts of interest and privilege - recent developments 
  • Dealing with pro se adversaries and other third parties 
  • Representing clients with diminished capacity
Who should attend
All attorneys working in nonprofit organizations and legal service organizations, as well as those involved in pro bono practice in law firms and corporate legal departments.
This event has been approved for ethics CLE credit in most American jurisdictions. See the "Credit Information" on the right side of the Announcement.

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