Audio of program and PDF file of the course materials for the "Complying with the Connecticut Rules of Professional Conduct in Your Practice: Avoiding Discipline and Malpractice" CLE, presented on October 2, 2014.
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.
Presented by the Standing Committee on Professional Ethics
Seminar Code: EPE141002
CLE Credit: 4.0 Hours 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.
You will learn:
- About lawyers' ethical responsibilities in communications, and in interactions with opposing counsel
- About ethical considerations at the beginning of an Attorney-Client relationship, including engagement agreements and conflict issues
- About how to comply with IOLTA rules, and about Random Audits
Deborah Del Prete Sullivan, Office of the Chief Public Defender, Hartford
Mark A. Dubois, Geraghty & Bonnano LLC, New London
Kim E. Rinehart, Wiggin and Dana LLP, New Haven
James Francis Sullivan, Howard Kohn Sprague & FitzGerald LLP, Hartford
Marcy Tench Stovall, Pullman & Comley LLC, Bridgeport
****The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transition and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request.