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Ethics for Litigators

Length: 1 hour 38 minutes

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 Schotz

Agenda

6:00-6:15        Introduction and Opening Remarks

6:15-6:35        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 Division

6:35-6:50         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, PA

7:05 – 7:15         Break

7:15 - 7:35         Recent Developments – Professor Jay C. Carlisle, Pace University

7:35-8:00         Questions and Answers

CLE credit: New York & New Jersey: 2.0 ethics; California & Pennsylvania: 1.5 professional responsibility.



Original Recording Date: 5/20/2014


Produced By:

New York City Bar Association

Course Materials

  • Ethics for Litigators Course Book
  • Affirmation Document