Montreal Public Hearing

The Ethcis 2000 Commission held a public hearing on May 29, 1998, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, in conjunction with the 24th National Conference on Professional Responsibility. The full text of the written testimony provided by the hearing speakers appears below.

  • Kimberlee K. Kovach, Chair, ABA Section of Dispute Resolution
    Rules discussed: 1.2 and 2.4

  • Richard Zitrin, Zitrin & Mastromonaco
    Rules and issues discussed: Preamble, 1.7, 1.8, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 6.1 and class actions

  • Carol M. Langford, former Chair, California State Bar Ethics Committee
    Rules and issues addressed: 1.5, 1.6, 1.13, 5.1 and need for public members

  • Roger C. Cramton, Cornell Law School
    Rule discussed: 1.6

  • John S. Jenkins, ABA Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services
    Rule discussed: 6.5

  • Jeremy M. Miller, Orange County Bar Association
    Rules discussed: 1.5 and 1.8

  • Robert E. O'Malley, ALAS
    Rules discussed: 1.6, 1.7, 1.10 and 2.2

  • Richard W. Painter, Cornell Law School
    Rule discussed: 1.13

  • Sharren B. Rose, Chair, Wisconsin Board of Professional Responsibility
    Rule discussed: 8.3