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Ethics Issues in Pro Bono Practice (Free Webinar)

Thursday August 15 , 2013

The American Bar Association Center for Pro Bono will be hosting a free webinar entitled Ethics Issues in Pro Bono Practice on Thursday, August 15, 2013 from 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Eastern.

A wide range of ethical issues can arise in pro bono practice, just as in fee billable work. While the Model Rules of Professional Conduct can be helpful in defining and addressing the scope of an attorney's duties and responsibilities, many kinds of unpredictable situations can arise. For example, what issues arise when pro bono counsel and legal services staff attorneys disagree on the goals or process for properly representing a client?

The experts on this webinar will address these and other pressing concerns.

  • Toby Rothschild, General Counsel
    Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

  • Catherine Weiss, Partner
    Lowenstein Sandler, Roseland, NJ

Free with pre-registration - space is limited.

To register, e-mail Karen Cain (karen.cain@americanbar.org) with your contact information & state bar number.

  • CLE Credit Comments:

    The ABA will seek 1.5 hours of ethics credit in 60-minute states and 1.8 ethics credits in 50-minute states in states accrediting ABA live webinars and teleconferences.* Credit hours granted are subject to each state’s approval and credit rounding rules.

    *The ABA does not seek direct accreditation of live webinars and teleconferences in FL, ID, KS, ME, NE, NH, NJ, OH, PA, RI, and WY. Some states allow attorneys to earn credit through reciprocity or self-submission.

Thanks to PBN Sponsors:

  • ALM

Visit the DC Consortium of Legal Service Providers site to learn more about the Consortium and its member organizations.

National Practice Areas

Pro Bono and legal aid attorney resources - Pro Bono Net

Geographic Host:

D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program