Monday, June 5, 2023
Back to Event
The President's Track
Presented by the CBA Executive Committee
About the Program
This program will address ethical issues attorneys may face when representing a nonprofit organization on a pro bono basis.
You Will Learn
• About the ethical duty of attorneys to offer pro bono services
• The structure of a nonprofit organization and advising the nonprofit client
• The ethical rules regarding limited scope pro bono representation and permissive and mandatory withdrawal
• About ethical issues that may emerge when serving a dual role as a board member and attorney for a nonprofit, including conflicts of interest, maintenance of the attorney-client privilege, and professional judgment concerns
Who Should Attend
This program will benefit all private practice or in-house attorneys engaged—or considering becoming engaged – in pro bono representation of nonprofit organizations or serving on nonprofit boards.
CT: 2.0 CLE Credits (Ethics)
NY: 2.0 CLE Credits (Ethics)
The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for newly admitted and experienced attorneys CLE credits.
Attorneys seeking NY CLE credit who have been admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less must attend the live seminar for skills or ethics credit, a fully interactive videoconference, or simultaneous transmission with synchronous interactivity. Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE credits are only available as non-transitional credits. For further information please see the NYCourts.gov page on CLE: http://ww2.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/index.shtml.