Open a new decade with a look at where the legal profession is heading. As the Rules of Professional Responsibility evolve along with technology innovations, lawyers must remain competent as to how these Rules impact their practice of law. This two-hour webinar will examine issues of which the lawyers of today and tomorrow must be aware. From non-lawyer referral services to jury research to social media consequences, this distinguished panel will discuss cutting-edge problems through hypotheticals. Some recent and proposed Rule changes that impact all lawyers across the state will be examined. Other topics include:
- Ethical Considerations in Boosting Your Client Reviews, i.e. Can I Solicit Positive Reviews?
- Can You (and Should You) Investigate Jurors Prior to Jury Selection or During Trial?
- The Right Way to Start a Law Blog? What ethical pitfalls should I watch out for?
- Post-Trial Communications with Jurors--Do's and Don'ts
- Does Email Tracking Violate the Rules of Professional Conduct?
- Is Jury Research on Social Media an Ethics Risk or a Competency Requirement?
- Can Lawyers and Judges Be Social Media Friends? How has this evolved?
- How to Respond to Negative Online Attorney Reviews Keeping Ethics and Marketing In Mind
- Limited Scope Appearances in Illinois State Courts.
Ethics 2020 – The Future is Now
Thursday, February 20, 2020
2:30 to 4:30 pm CST
A FREE Clifford Law Offices CLE Webcast - Register Now!Speakers:
- Moderated by: Robert A. Clifford Founder and Senior Partner, Clifford Law Offices, Moderator
- Wendy Muchman, Northwestern University School of Law Faculty, former Chief of Litigation and Professional Education, ARDC
- Mark C. Palmer, Chief Counsel, Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism
- Honorable Clare J. Quish, Circuit Court of Cook County, First Municipal District.
Clifford Law Offices
- Illinois: This program is approved for two (2.0) hours of professional responsibility credit by the Illinois Commission on Professionalism.
- Other Jurisdictions: You may check with your credit-granting authority to see how to apply for credits.