B01 – Ethics and the Pro Bono Representation of Nonprofits (2023CLC-B01) (In-person and virtual)

Monday, June 5, 2023

10:15 AM to 12:15 PM

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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.

CLE Credit

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.


Maurice-Segall1 Maurice K. Segall
Pro Bono Partnership Inc., White Plains, NY