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CLE: Complying with the Connecticut Rules of Professional Conduct: Avoiding Malpractice and Disciplinary Traps

Presented by: Committee on Professional Ethics

About the Program:
Law practice in the twenty-first century is subject to a growing number of ethical and regulatory requirements. This program will offer guidance to the busy practitioner on meeting professional obligations to clients and the public and on minimizing the risks of malpractice and disciplinary complaints.

Program Faculty: 
Deborah Del Prete Sullivan, Office of the Chief Public Defender, Hartford

Mark A. Dubois, Geraghty & Bonnano LLC, New London 
Cindy R. Slane, Attorney at Law, Easton 
Marcy Tench Stovall, Pullman & Comley LLC, Bridgeport

Program Schedule:
9:00 Introduction/Researching Ethical Issues 
9:10 Communication/Confidentiality/Candor to Tribunal/Fairness to Opposing Counsel/Lawyer as Witness 
10:05 Conflicts/Clients with Impaired Capacity/Responsibilities of Supervisory and Subordinate Lawyers/ Non-lawyer Assistants 
11:00 Break 
11:15 Fees/Retainers/Settlement Funds/Unauthorized Practice/Certification/Special Responsibilities of Prosecutor/Misconduct 
12:15 Safekeeping Property/IOLTA Accounts/Random Audits/Advertising Who Should Attend Any attorney that currently practices or is planning to practice in Connecticut.

This seminar is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE.

CLE Credit: Ethics and Professionalism 4.0 hrs.