Ethics Training

Ethics Redux

Co-sponsored by Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County, Inc. and ProBonoNY, this presentation was originally broadcast throughout the Seventh Judicial District in conjunction with the American Bar Association's Second Annual National Celebration of Pro Bono. The major topics addressed in this CLE include the following: confidentiality and candor to the tribunal, the historical perspective of the adoption of the Rules of Professional Conduct in April 2009, a discussion of the most significant changes for practicing attorneys, the top areas for ethical violations, and an overview of the attorney grievance procedure.

Date of presentation: 10/29/2010

Presenters: Hon. Marian W. Payson, United States Magistrate Judge, Western District of New York; Gregory J. Huether, Esq., Chief Counsel, Attorney Grievance Committee, Appellate Division, Fourth Department; Christopher K. Werner, Esq., Boylan, Brown, Code, Vigdor & Wilson, LLP (Opening remarks by James P. McElheny, Esq., Co-President, VLSP Board of Directors)

Viewing time: 1 hour 56 minutes

CLE credits: 2.0 Ethics

Cost for viewing this training if CLE credit is requested: $60.00 for Not-for-Profit Agencies; $90.00 for Private Practice Attorneys. There is no charge for viewing this training unless CLE credit is requested. Attorneys located in or near Monroe County may receive CLE credit free of charge in exchange for a commitment to accept and complete one Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County, Inc. pro bono case within one year. The fee will be refunded after the attorney completes a case and requests a refund.

Financial Hardship Policy: Available upon request. Contact Linda Kostin, Pro Bono Coordinator, Seventh Judicial District"

Newly admitted attorneys in New York State cannot receive CLE credit for online training.

If you are an attorney who is not licensed in New York State and want CLE credit, please check to see if your state allows New York State CLE credits to be applied to your state's CLE requirements.

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