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2020 Virtual Legal Ethics Seminar

Webinar Only

The 2020 Annual Legal Ethics Seminar was presented as a virtual program. As in previous years, we still applied for 3.0 hours (60-minute states) and 3.5 hours (50-minute states) of ethics continuing legal education.

Program Agenda:

8:30 a.m. - Welcome (Michael Aldana) and Opening Remarks (Daniel E. Conley)

8:35 to 9:35 a.m. - "My Friend Wants to Know…": A Conversation with an Expert on the Most Frequent Questions Asked to Lawyer Ethics Hotlines, and the Most Common Causes of Bar Discipline
Presented by: Emily M. Feinstein; Stacy A. Alexejun; and Aviva Kaiser, Ethics Counsel, State Bar of Wisconsin

9:35 to 9:40 a.m. - Break

9:40 to 10:40 a.m. - Ethics Traps for In-House Counsel in Facing the Employment, Data, and HIPAA Privacy Challenges of COVID-19
Presented by: Meghan C. O'Connor; Linda C. Emery; and William A. Walden

10:40 to 10:45 a.m. - Break

10:45 to 11:45 a.m. - Navigating Murky Waters: Ethical Considerations in Environmental Matters, Including Multi-Party Representations, Disclosures, and Managing Experts
Presented by: George J. Marek; Cynthia A. Faur; and Jacqueline M. Vidmar

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