Ethical Challenges in Pro Bono Representation
Tuesday February 26 , 2008
- By: The Legal Aid Society
- Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
- CLE Credit
Shearman & Sterling LLP,599 Lexington AvenueNew York, NYMap: maps.google.com
Rosemary Hare-BeyThe Legal Aid Society(212) 577-3358
Participate in a dialogue about ethical concerns for pro bono attorneys. The session will cover the ABA Cannons, Model Codes and Rules, NY Code, Re-Statement, and ethics opinions. Attendees will work on hypothetical scenarios highlighting the establishment of the attorney/client relationship, retainers, conflicts of interest, confidentiality, privilege, and termination of clients.
Faculty Chairs: Professor Russell G. Pearce and Professor Matthew Diller, Fordham University Law School
CLE Credit: 2 credits total: 2 hours of ethics. This program provides transitional credit for newly admitted attorneys.
Registration will be between 6:00 - 6:30 P.M. The program immediately will follow, concluding at 8:30 P.M. unless otherwise noted. SECURITY PROCEDURES MAKE PREREGISTRATION ESSENTIAL.