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Legal Ethics 2018

Product ID: CM2799
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Principles of ethical practice

Do ethical conundrums fill you with questions? Legal Ethics 2018: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly has answers. We’ll be your guide to your duties of communication under the Wisconsin Rules of Professional Conduct.

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Principles of ethical practice

Do ethical conundrums fill you with questions? Legal Ethics 2018: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly has answers. We’ll be your guide to your duties of communication under the Wisconsin Rules of Professional Conduct.

Read More ↓

Program Chairs:

Dean R. Dietrich (Moderator)
Dietrich VanderWaal LLC
Wausau

Timothy J. Pierce
State Bar of Wisconsin
Madison

Faculty:

Aviva Meridian Kaiser
State Bar of Wisconsin
Madison

Keith L. Sellen
Office of Lawyer Regulation
Madison

Max Welsh
InOutsource Consulting
Milwaukee

8:00 a.m. : Registration

8:30 a.m. : Duty of Truthfulness to Others

  • What information must you tell opposing counsel?
  • Do you have an obligation to correct errors made by an opposing party?
  • What must you disclose if your client may be engaged in fraud?
  •  How far can you go in negotiations?

10:00 a.m. : Break

10:15 a.m. : Duty of Fair Dealing with Others

  • What to do when your client brings you suspicious information
  • What duties do you owe your firm?
  • Truthfulness in advertising
  • When can silence be misleading?

Duty of Candor to the Tribunal

  • Responding to judicial inquiries
  • What if you know the judge is mistaken about a material fact?
  • When can an omission be misleading?
  • What if you learn about a lie after representation has ended?

12:05 p.m. : Program Concludes

Following program start times, webcast replay schedule will vary slightly from above listed times.

  • Understand a lawyer’s duty to communicate in different situations with various people
  • Learn your requirements for communicating with opposing parties and counsel
  • Delve into the duty of candor to the tribunal
  • Know what the duty of truthfulness to others requires
  • Find out what duties you owe your firm
  • Explore truthfulness in law firm advertising
  • Discover when silence or omission can be misleading
  • All lawyers
  • Paralegals
  • Legal assistants
  • Law office managers

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Wisconsin Ethics Opinions

Save 20% on Wisconsin Ethics Opinions. Plus, all seminar attendees receive a free two-week trial of the Books UnBound® version.* Find the complete text of opinions issued by the State Bar’s Standing Committee on Professional Ethics since 1954.
Use discount code CA2799 when you order online or by calling (800) 728-7788.

*Discount applies to both print and digital Books UnBound editions of this title and cannot be applied to previous purchases. Offer valid as long as CLE credit is available for this program. For Books UnBound users, discount may be applied to purchase of individual Books UnBound title only and may not be used on purchase of full library.

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