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    Ethical Considerations for Government and Private Sector Tax Lawyers

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    Ethical Considerations for Government and Private Sector Tax Lawyers
    Thursday, April 26, 2018, 1:00-2:30 Eastern

    This program focuses on the ethical issues confronted by public and private tax lawyers using illustrative hypothetical scenarios followed by robust discussion.  Program topics include:

    • special conflicts of interest for former and current government officers and employees;
    • duties to former clients;
    • responsibilities of a partner or supervisory lawyer;
    • reporting professional misconduct, and more.

    Panelists:

    • Susan Kidd (moderator), Director, ABA Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division, Washington, DC
    • Greg Brooker, Acting United States Attorney, District of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    • Caroline D. Ciraolo, Partner, Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP, Washington, DC
    • Paula M. Junghans, Partner, Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, Washington, DC
    • Kirsten Witter, Chief of the Ethics and General Government Law Branch, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, DC

     

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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.

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    The ABA will seek credit for this program in the states indicated on this page.  The ABA will seek 1.5 hour of ethics credit in 60-minute states and 1.8 hours of 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 ethics CLE credits.

    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

     

    Scholarships to defray tuition expense for ABA Government and Public Sector Lawyer Division programs are available upon application on a program-by-program, case-by-case basis. Preference will be given to public interest lawyers, government lawyers, full-time law professors, solo or small firm practitioners of limited means, and unemployed attorneys. A minimum fee may be charged on all approved scholarship applications to defray expenses. For programs with tuition costs over $500, qualifying attorneys will receive at least a 50% reduction in the course fee(s). To request an application or receive additional information, contact Alison Hill at 202-662-1024 or alison.hill@americanbar.org.

     

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    Apr 26, 2018

    2018-04-26T13:00:00.000Z 2018-04-26T14:30:00.000Z Ethical Considerations for Government and Private Sector Tax Lawyers

    Ethical Considerations for Government and Private Sector Tax Lawyers
    Thursday, April 26, 2018, 1:00-2:30 Eastern

    This program focuses on the ethical issues confronted by public and private tax lawyers using illustrative hypothetical scenarios followed by robust discussion.  Program topics include:

    • special conflicts of interest for former and current government officers and employees;
    • duties to former clients;
    • responsibilities of a partner or supervisory lawyer;
    • reporting professional misconduct, and more.

    Panelists:

    • Susan Kidd (moderator), Director, ABA Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division, Washington, DC
    • Greg Brooker, Acting United States Attorney, District of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    • Caroline D. Ciraolo, Partner, Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP, Washington, DC
    • Paula M. Junghans, Partner, Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, Washington, DC
    • Kirsten Witter, Chief of the Ethics and General Government Law Branch, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, DC

     

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