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with the Connecticut Rules of Professional Conduct: Avoiding Malpractice and
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.
Deborah Del Prete Sullivan, Office of the Chief Public Defender,
Mark A. Dubois, Geraghty & Bonnano LLC, New London
Cindy R. Slane, Attorney at Law, Easton
Marcy Tench Stovall, Pullman & Comley LLC, Bridgeport
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
11:15 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
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.