Mon Oct 4
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Limited Scope Representation 2021: Ethical & Practical Challenges (Webcast)
- 9:00 AM - 11:10 AM
- Eastern Time (US & Canada)
- By: Practising Law Institute
- Source: Pennsylvania > PA Pro Bono
- Continuing Legal Education Program (CLE)
Practising Law Institute is offering a live webcast of a program offered in New York entitled Limited Scope Representation 2021: Ethical & Practical Challenges on October 4, 2021 from 9:00 AM-11:10 Am Eastern.
Full scholarships and discounts to attend PLI programs are widely available to attorneys working in nonprofit/legal services organizations; pro bono attorneys; government attorneys; judges and judicial law clerks; law professors and law students; senior attorneys (age 65 and over); law librarians and paralegals who work for nonprofit/legal services organizations; unemployed attorneys; and others with financial hardships.
All eligible attendees are urged to complete and submit a PLI Scholarship Application.
Why You Should Attend
To respond to the access to justice crisis facing the legal system, the civil legal services community and the judiciary have partnered in the expansion of services based on limited scope representation. Limited Scope Representation 2021: Ethical & Practical Challenges will focus on how limited scope models employ best practices to respond to common ethical issues and problems that arise.
What You Will Learn
- Ethical issues in limited scope representation, including communication, scope, competence, candor before the tribunal, ghostwriting and conflicts
- Best practices to respond to the everyday ethics challenges in limited scope programs
Who Should Attend
This program will be of great interest to court personnel interested in maintaining adequate safeguards for unrepresented litigants seeking help from a limited scope representation program; attorney volunteers, both in law firms and in-house; legal services attorneys; and law firm pro bono managers involved in limited scope representation programs.
- CLE Credit Comments:
PA CLE Credits: 2.0 Ethics
Attendance at this event is categorized as "distance learning" by the PA CLE Board. Effective January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021 the CLE Board has adopted a temporary policy to recognize live online programming by accredited distance learning providers as live (non-capped) credit towards lawyers' CLE requirement.More information on distance learning CLE credit.
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