TT05 The Appealing Road to Ethical Ruin (2021CLC)

Thursday, June 17, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (Eastern Daylight Time)

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The Trial Track 

Presented by the Appellate Advocacy Section 

About the Program

The speakers, led by moderator Tom Donlon, will discuss ethical pitfalls and issues related to modern appellate practice in the context of a series of scenarios—some hypothetical, some real. 

You Will Learn

  • How to anticipate and avoid making ethical mistakes in appellate litigation
  • How to identify ethical mistakes made by opposing counsel
  • How to interact ethically with the appellate tribunal and opposing counsel 
  • How to provide appellate advocacy that is both effective and ethical 

Who Should Attend

Litigators who advocate in appellate tribunals regularly or occasionally.  

CLE Credit

1.0 CT (Ethics); 1.0 NY (Ethics) 


Justice Ecker Justice Steven D. Ecker
Connecticut Supreme Court, Hartford

Jennifer G Brown Jennifer G. Brown
Quinnipiac University School of Law, North Haven


Thomas Donlon Thomas J. Donlon
Robinson+Cole, Stamford