A04

Ethics: The Year in Review

June 13, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

 Ethics Track

Presented by CBA's Standing Committee on Professional Ethics

About the Program

Presenters will discuss recent ethics-related rule changes, opinions, and cases.

You Will Learn

•    About ethics issues that will be important in your daily practice
•    About updates to the Rules of Professional Conduct and new opinions from the CBA Standing Committee on Professional Ethics
•    About recent cases involving ethics issues/grievances since our last presentation

CLE Credit

CLE Credit: 1.0 CT (Ethics); 1.0 NY (Ethics)

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional 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, or a fully interactive videoconference. Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE credits are only available as non-transitional credits. For further information about transitional and non-transitional courses, please see the NYCourts.gov page on CLE: http://ww2.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/index.shtml.

Financial hardship information is available upon request.

 

Speakers

Stephen Conover Stephen J. Conover
Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP, Stamford

brendon levesque Brendon P. Levesque
Barry & Barall LLC, Manchester

rinehart_kim Kim E. Rinehart
Wiggin and Dana LLP, New Haven




B04

Better Safe than Sorry!

June 13, 2022

10:15 AM to 12:15 PM

Ethics Track 

Presented by the Insurance Programs for the Bar Committee

About the Program

A comprehensive discussion on how best to keep your practice safe from potential malpractice exposures.

CBA members attending this seminar will earn a 5% premium credit on professional liability insurance offered through this CBA exclusively endorsed program, underwritten by Attorney Protective.

You Will Learn

Your duties related to error disclosures
About nontraditional legal malpractice exposures
How to identify and manage conflict of interest issues

CLE Credits

CLE Credit: 2.0 CT (Ethics); 2.0 NY (Ethics) 

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional 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, or a fully interactive videoconference. Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE credits are only available as non-transitional credits. For further information about transitional and non-transitional courses, please see the NYCourts.gov page on CLE: http://ww2.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/index.shtml.

Financial hardship information is available upon request.

 

Speakers

Stephen Conover Stephen J. Conover
Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP, Stamford

brendon levesque Brendon P. Levesque
Barry & Barall LLC, Manchester

McCartney Erin1 Erin McCartney
Attorney Protective, Flourtown, PA

Moderator

J Kronholm1 John Kronholm
Kronholm Insurance Services, part of the Brown & Brown of CT Team, Rocky Hill




C04

Better Safe than Sorry!

June 13, 2022

2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Ethics Track

Presented by the Insurance Programs for the Bar Committee

About the Program

A comprehensive discussion on how best to keep you practice safe from potential malpractice exposures.

CBA members attending this seminar will earn a 5% premium credit on professional liability insurance offered through this CBA exclusively endorsed program, underwritten by Attorney Protective.

You Will Learn

Your duties related to error disclosures
About nontraditional legal malpractice exposures
How to identify and manage conflict of interest issues

CLE Credits

CLE Credit: 2.0 CT (Ethics); 2.0 NY (Ethics)

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional 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, or a fully interactive videoconference. Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE credits are only available as non-transitional credits. For further information about transitional and non-transitional courses, please see the NYCourts.gov page on CLE: http://ww2.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/index.shtml.

Financial hardship information is available upon request.

 

Speakers

David Atkins David P. Atkins
Pullman & Comley LLC, Bridgeport

James Brawley James L. Brawley
Morrison Mahoney LLP, Hartford

McCartney Erin1 Erin McCartney
Attorney Protective, Flourtown, PA

Moderator

J Kronholm1 John Kronholm
Kronholm Insurance Services, part of the Brown & Brown of CT Team, Rocky Hill




D03

Getting Paid: Ethical and Practical Considerations for Fees

June 13, 2022

4:45 PM to 5:45 PM

Ethics Track

Presented by the CT Bar Institute

About the Program

Lawyers who get it right with client fee arrangements not only avoid disciplinary trouble, they increase the chances of getting paid. This program will outline the ethical requirements for fee arrangements.  It also will offer practical advice on how to avoid fee disputes with clients, and how to best deal with them if they arise.

You Will Learn

What the Connecticut Rules of Professional Conduct require
What to include in a fee agreement
How to deal with fee disputes ethically and effectively

CLE Credit

CLE Credit: 1.0 CT (Ethics); 1.0 NY (Ethics)

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional 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, or a fully interactive videoconference. Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE credits are only available as non-transitional credits. For further information about transitional and non-transitional courses, please see the NYCourts.gov page on CLE: http://ww2.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/index.shtml.

Financial hardship information is available upon request.

 

Speakers

David Atkins David P. Atkins
Pullman & Comley LLC, Bridgeport

W Stempel1 William Stempel
W. D. Stempel LLC, Hamden