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    Ethical 'Red Flags' for Public Lawyers: Responsibilities, Conflicts, and More

    1 PM EDT

    Ethical ‘Red-Flags’ for Public Lawyers: Responsibilities, Conflicts and More

    June 22, 2017
    1:00 – 2:30 pm Eastern Time

    This program focuses on the unique ethical issues confronted by public lawyers using an entertaining, interactive format.  Expert panelists dramatize illustrative hypothetical scenarios followed by a discussion session after each hypo.  Program topics include:

    • special conflicts of interest for former and current government officers and employees;
    • duties to former clients;
    • communication with person represented by counsel;
    • organization as a client, and more.

     

    Panelists:

    • Susan Kidd, Director, Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association, Washington, DC
    • Carlos F. Acosta, Prince George’s County, Maryland, Police Department Inspector General, Palmer Park, MD
    • Gregory G. Brooker, Assistant United States Attorney, Minneapolis, MN
    • Paula Frederick, General Counsel, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta, GA
    • Adele Rapport, Government Lawyer, Chicago, IL
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    $125
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    $85
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    States typically decide whether a program qualifies for MCLE credit in their jurisdiction 4-8 weeks after the program application is submitted.  For many live events, credit approval is not received prior to the program.

    The ABA applies for and ordinarily receives CLE credit for ABA live webinars and teleconferences in AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, GA, GU, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MARI, ME, MN, MS, MO, MT, NH, NJ. NM, NV, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, VI, WA, WI, and WV.

    The ABA does not seek direct accreditation of live webinars and teleconferences in FL, ID, NE, NJ, and WY.  Some states allow attorneys to earn credit through reciprocity or self-submission.  View accreditation information for your state.

    The ABA will seek credit for this program in the states indicated on this page.  The ABA will seek 1.5 hour of CLE ethics credit in 60-minute states and 1.8 hours of CLE ethics credit in 50-minute states.  Credit hours granted are subject to each state’s approval and credit rounding rules. 

    New York: This transitional CLE program is approved for newly admitted and experienced NY attorneys in accordance with the requirements of the New York State CLE Board for 1.5 New York CLE CLE credits in the skills categories.

    All attorneys may click here to view additional MCLE information for your jurisdiction. 

    Tuition:
    $150 General Public
    $125 ABA Members
    $95 Government Attorneys
    $85 Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division Members
    $60 Each additional registrant using the same phone line
    $25 Law Students

    Financial scholarship applications are available for this program. To request an application or receive additional information, contact Alison Hill at 202-662-1024 or alison.hill@americanbar.org.

    Event Details

    Format

    Web

    Date

    Jun 22, 2017

    2017-06-22T13:00:00-04:00 2017-06-22T14:30:00-04:00 Ethical 'Red Flags' for Public Lawyers: Responsibilities, Conflicts, and More

    Ethical ‘Red-Flags’ for Public Lawyers: Responsibilities, Conflicts and More

    June 22, 2017
    1:00 – 2:30 pm Eastern Time

    This program focuses on the unique ethical issues confronted by public lawyers using an entertaining, interactive format.  Expert panelists dramatize illustrative hypothetical scenarios followed by a discussion session after each hypo.  Program topics include:

    • special conflicts of interest for former and current government officers and employees;
    • duties to former clients;
    • communication with person represented by counsel;
    • organization as a client, and more.

     

    Panelists:

    • Susan Kidd, Director, Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association, Washington, DC
    • Carlos F. Acosta, Prince George’s County, Maryland, Police Department Inspector General, Palmer Park, MD
    • Gregory G. Brooker, Assistant United States Attorney, Minneapolis, MN
    • Paula Frederick, General Counsel, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta, GA
    • Adele Rapport, Government Lawyer, Chicago, IL

    Sponsors

    Panelists

    Adele Rapport

    Paula J Frederick

    Co-sponsors

    Center for Professional Responsibility

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