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IOLTA Compliance and Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls in Practice CLE (EDU170915)
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When: Friday, September 15, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Where: CBA Law Center
30 Bank Street
New Britain, Connecticut  06051
United States
Contact: Member Service Center

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Presented by the Connecticut Bar Institute

Seminar Code: EDU170915

CLE Credit
CT: 3.0 CLE Ethics Credits
NY: 3.5 CLE Ethics Credits

About the Program
Karyl L. Carrasquilla, chief disciplinary counsel, and Frances Mickelson-Dera, first assistant bar counsel, will speak on IOLTA compliance and avoiding common ethical pitfalls. Beth D. Griffin will present on lawyer wellness and the realities of substance abuse and the profession. This program provides an excellent opportunity to get your ethics questions answered by Connecticut authorities.

You Will Learn

  • The ins and out of fee agreements- what is and isn't allowed
  • How to safely limit the scope of your representation
  • Best practices for client communications
  • Conflicts- How to assess and when to say no

Who Should Attend
Any attorney seeking the latest information on IOLTA and guidance on avoiding ethical violations in the practice of law.


Karyl L. Carrasquilla
Chief Disciplinary Counsel
Connecticut Judicial Branch

Beth D. Griffin
Lawyers Concerned
for Lawyers-Connecticut Inc.
Rocky Hill

Frances Mickelson-Dera
First Assistant Bar Counsel
Connecticut Judicial Branch

Cost Includes a light breakfast and parking at the public garage at 35 Bank St
Member $105
          Non-member $210
          Student Member $50

Materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. No paper copies will be prepared. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been received.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request.



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