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   Complying with the Connecticut Rules of Professional Conduct: Avoiding Malpractice and Disciplinary Traps

Presented by: Committee on Professional Ethics

Description: Law practice in the 21st Century is subject to a growing number of ethical and regulatory requirements. This program will offer guidance to the busy practitioner on meeting professional obligations to clients and the public and on minimizing the risks of malpractice and disciplinary complaints.

Date: Thursday, April 25, 2013

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
(Registration at 8:30 a.m.)

Location: CBA Law Center, New Britain

Event Cost: Member $145.00
  Non-member $225.00
  Law and Paralegal Student $75.00 (on a space-available basis)
Credit Hours: CLE Credit 4 Hours

Program Chair
Deborah Del Prete Sullivan, Office of the Chief Public Defender, Hartford

Mark A. Dubois, Geraghty & Bonnano LLC, New London
Cindy R. Slane, Attorney at Law, Easton
Marcy Tench Stovall, Pullman & Comley LLC, Bridgeport

Program Schedule
9:00 Introduction/Researching Ethical Issues
9:10 Communication/Confidentiality/Candor to Tribunal/Fairness to Opposing Counsel/Lawyer as Witness
10:05 Conflicts/Clients with Impaired Capacity/Responsibilities of Supervisory and Subordinate Lawyers/ Non-lawyer Assistants
11:00 Break
11:15 Fees/Retainers/Settlement Funds/Unauthorized Practice/Certification/Special Responsibilities of Prosecutor/Misconduct
12:15 Safekeeping Property/IOLTA Accounts/Random Audits/Advertising

Who Should Attend
Any attorney that currently practices or is planning to practice in Connecticut.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE.

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