Ethics Conflicts in Criminal Practice 2022

Product ID: CA3154D
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Examining the hard questions

The criminal defense bar faces its own unique ethical challenges in daily practice. Retired U.W. Law School Professor Ben Kempinen joins Dean Dietrich and Tim Pierce to discuss common problems in criminal defense, including:

  • Cross examining a former client
  • False testimony
  • The cooperating client and contact with a represented person
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Examining the hard questions

The criminal defense bar faces its own unique ethical challenges in daily practice. Retired U.W. Law School Professor Ben Kempinen joins Dean Dietrich and Tim Pierce to discuss common problems in criminal defense, including:

  • Cross examining a former client
  • False testimony
  • The cooperating client and contact with a represented person
Read More ↓

Ben Kempinen is a cum laude graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School and taught at the Law School from 1976 until his retirement in January of 2018. In addition to teaching the first-year criminal law curriculum and a number of related courses (Trial Advocacy, Professional Responsibilities, and Advanced Substantive Criminal Law), Prof. Kempinen was involved in several of the Law School's clinical programs, including serving as interim director of the Legal Defense Project; working as a supervising attorney in the Frank J. Remington Center's Legal Assistance to Institutionalized Persons Project (LAIP); and, from 1990 until his retirement, acting as director of the Remington Center's Prosecution Project. Prof. Kempinen has also been involved in both trial and appellate litigation in the criminal law area, has taught at the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, has participated in a variety of conferences and continuing legal education programs during the past two decades, served on the Wisconsin Supreme Court Ethics 2000 Committee, and is the chair of the State Bar Ethics Committee.

Timothy J. Pierce has been Ethics Counsel for the State Bar of Wisconsin since 2004. He is a frequent speaker on matters of professional ethics and teaches Professional Responsibility at the University of Wisconsin Law School. Previously, Mr. Pierce was a Deputy Director at the Office of Lawyer Regulation, an Ethics Administrator for Milbank, Hadley, Tweed & McCloy, in New York, and an Assistant State Public Defender in Racine, Wisconsin. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and his law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

  • Get guidance tailored to ethical dilemmas faced by criminal defense attorneys
  • Explore ethical complexities with experienced ethics counsel
  • Criminal defense attorneys
  • Paralegals

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