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Getting to Yes, Practically & Ethically: Settlement agreements in Product Liability Cases

With a focus on group and mass settlements, the Product Liability Committee will present a panel of experienced practitioners and jurists to discuss best practices in reaching an ethical settlement agreement. Topics to be discussed include: the ethical considerations regarding aggregate settlements, the use of settlement masters, and settlement agreement provisions relating to indemnification by plaintiffs (and their counsel), qualified settlement funds under the Treasury Regs, and limitations on counsel’s acceptance of additional cases. More

Original Recording Date: 4/24/2014

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Answers to Everyday Ethical Questions

Join us to discuss how the Rules of Professional Conduct, and related decisions, opinions and commentary are applied to concrete situations that confront lawyers in everyday practice. A prominent faculty will discuss and take questions from the audience on a series of ethical conundrums. More

Original Recording Date: 6/26/2014

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Ethics for Litigators

This program will examine a variety of issues involving ethics and professional responsibility in the context of a civil litigation practice. An experienced panel of attorneys and Judges will discuss: recent developments in the law regarding lawyer’s ethical considerations, real life tips and strategies, recent disciplinary proceedings, and the ethical issues relating to public interest and/or government attorneys.Program Chair: Jed Weiss, Cole SchotzAgenda6:00-6:15 Introduction and Opening Remarks6:15-6:35 A view from the Bench, Just How Far Can A Lawyer Go to Please His/Her Client – Judge Jeffrey Oing, New York Supreme Court Commercial Division6:35-6:50 Ethical Issues and Government Attorneys – Muriel Goode-Trufant, Division Chief, Special Federal Litigation Division New York City Law Dept.6:50 – 7:05 Know The Law! Ethics in Litigation Involving Social Media – Glenn Kazlow, General Counsel, Cole Schotz Meisel Forman & Leonard, PA7:05 – 7:15 Break7:15 - 7:35 Recent Developments – Professor Jay C. More

Original Recording Date: 5/20/2014

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Ethics in the Electronic Age: Be Careful When Using That Smart Phone, Tablet, Blog, Social Network...

Lawyers today are faced with a mind-boggling array of technological options designed to help them run their practices, communicate with their clients, store their data, and market their services. Many of these technologies – such as cloud storage, internet-based software, mobile devices, social media, and predictive coding – have created tremendous efficiencies, particularly for solo and small firm lawyers. More

Original Recording Date: 6/2/2014

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E-Discovery 2015: Best Practices and Ethical Implications

Technology has taken hold in the eDiscovery realm. Codes of professional responsibility and court rules have raised the bar on attorneys’ technological competence. What skills and knowledge do counsel need to meet judicial expectations and ethical obligations and reduce the risk of sanctions? Our experienced faculty will consider intersections of technology and ethics, court expectations and business realities in the world of electronic information and eDiscovery as well as demystify data sources, the use of technology in eDiscovery, and the role of expertise to reduce cost and risk, in the context of the eDiscovery lifecycle of preservation, collection, review, and production. More

Original Recording Date: 4/15/2015

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Current Ethical Issues for In-House Counsel & Those Who Advise Them

This ethics program is designed especially for in-house counsel and outside counsel advising their in-house clients. Using a stimulating series of hypotheticals based on real-life experience, a panel of experts will review a variety of important professional responsibility issues that affect corporate counsel on a daily basis. More

Original Recording Date: 6/1/2015

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Selected Ethics Issues in Mediation & Settlement

This program will address a number of ethics issues that can arise in mediation and settlement negotiations. With a specific focus on confidentiality, conflicts of interest and related issues, the program will discuss ethics questions from the point of view of the mediator, the outside lawyer, and even the client. More

Original Recording Date: 6/16/2015

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The Scope of Attorney-Client Privilege

This panel discussion will provide a review of attorney-client privilege. The panel, consisting of highly accomplished and experienced practitioners including a member of the judiciary, will address the relevant legal standards and best practices on a wide-range of key privilege issues, including:• role of in-house counsel• internal investigations• disclosure to third parties (i.e., the government)• recent case law concerning the privilege. More

Original Recording Date: 11/19/2014

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Ethics, Discipline & Real World Obligations 2015

A premier faculty drawn from the judiciary, the disciplinary bar and law firms will focus on the ethical and potential disciplinary issues confronting attorneys in everyday litigation practice, including: A premier faculty drawn from the judiciary, the disciplinary bar and law firms will focus on the ethical and potential disciplinary issues confronting attorneys in everyday litigation practice, including:• Challenges in witness preparation Where is the line between suborning perjury and effective preparation? Payments to witnesses• Dealings with jurors Use of social media in jury selection Post-verdict contacts• Conduct toward judges Disclosure obligations under Rule 3.3 of New York’s Rules of Professional Conduct Critical statements to the press Critical statements in court• Attorney civilityProgram Chair: Edward M. More

Original Recording Date: 3/26/2015

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Residential Real Estate Closings: What You Need to Know From Pre-Contract to Closing, Day 1

This program will cover the basics of the purchase and sale of cooperatives, condominiums and houses. The panelists will review forms of ownership, pre-contract due diligence, transfer and mortgage taxes, title insurance and lien searches. The program will also cover the contract of sale, including a review of the loan contingency clause and other most frequently negotiated contract provisions, general estate planning considerations, commonly encountered problems (such as combined apartments), and “how to” close a transaction. More

Original Recording Date: 9/22/2014

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Ethical Considerations For Corporate Investigations: Views From All Sides

This annual updates program will explore current issues and recent developments relating to ethical duties and responsibilities of attorneys and other participants in corporate internal investigations involving public companies. These issues will be discussed from the point of view of counsel for the corporation, investigating counsel, counsel for individual executives and government representatives. More

Original Recording Date: 9/30/2014

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