Audio files, course materials, seminar evaluation form, and Verification Affidavit will be sent electronically once payment is processed.
For CLE credit, record the codes heard in the course audio on the Verification Affidavit and submit the document to the CBA in accordance with the instructions in the document.
Ethics Pitfalls for New and Not-So-New Attorneys
About the Program:
Lawyers embarking on the journey into practice often forget some of the basic
ethical rules that they were taught in law school. This course will cover the
rules of conduct applicable to the most common types of legal work that new
lawyers in a solo or small firm situation may encounter as well as ethical
issues with law firm management (i.e. safekeeping of client property and
The former chief disciplinary counsel has handled over 1000 cases, and he will
address these issues according to several actual cases and problems.
Sandra M. Bevans, Horton Shields & Knox PC, Hartford
Laurie Bloom, Attorney at Law, Weston
Lila M. McKinley, Goldberg Segalla LLP, Hartford
Mark A. Dubois, Geraghty & Bonnano LLC, New London
6:10 Forming Attorney/Client Relationships and Ethical Concerns Related to
Client and Goal Identification
6:35 Duties of Diligence, Caseload Management, Confidentiality, and
7:10 Safeguarding Client Property and Complying with Bookkeeping and Records
7:35 Advertising and Entrepreneurial Aspects of Lawyering
Who Should Purchase:
Newly admitted attorneys, any attorney trying to avoid ethical dilemmas, and
This seminar is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced
The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider
of New York State CLE.
CLE Credit: Ethics and Professionalism 2.0 hrs.