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Quarles' Annual Legal Ethics Seminar

Presented live from Quarles' Milwaukee Office; In-person simulcasts in Chicago, Indianapolis, Madison, Naples, and Tampa
 | 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Central

Please join Quarles for our annual year-end Legal Ethics Seminar featuring three, hour-long ethics CLE presentations.

The program will be presented from Quarles' Milwaukee office with live in-person simulcasts in our Chicago, Indianapolis, Madison, Naples, and Tampa offices. For guests who are unable to join us in person on November 10, or guests who prefer attending virtually, Quarles will host three CLE-eligible remote webinar replays on December 1, December 18, and January 9.

Our 2023 program will consider the following topics:

  • Who is Your Judge? Ethical Traps in Litigation

    Ethical traps often spring up in the course of litigation, including questions regarding payment to a witness beyond an expert witness fee, inadvertent disclosure, communications with a shareholder of a corporate opponent, conditions of settlement, false testimony from a witness, and contact with adversaries on social media.  It is sometimes difficult to predict how different judges and jurisdictions will react in these scenarios, and this session will provide a practical approach to making the choices that are best for your client.

    Presented by: Dan Conley, Shauna Manion, and Julia Wischmeier
  • Ethical Considerations for Business Law Attorneys

    Attorneys practicing business law face numerous ethical considerations in their transactional practice. This session will use real-life examples and hypotheticals to explore the ethical traps an attorney may face in their transactional practice, with a focus on potential pitfalls when negotiating agreements and communicating with the opposing party.

    Presented by: Margaret Utterback, Morgan Hines, and Liz Lacey

  • Legal Ethics Meets Generative AI Tools; What You Should Be Thinking About

    The fast-evolving and emerging field of Artificial Intelligence (AI)  presents lawyers and their clients with new legal and ethical challenges and it is important that attorneys keep up with this rapidly evolving technology and how they and their clients are using it. While the applications of AI are vast and evolving quickly, this session will address the likely ethical implications arising from AI in fields of litigation intellectual property now, and in the future.

    Presented by: Stacy Alexejun, Zac Foster, and Johanna Wilbert

Advance registration is required. Registration will close on Friday, November 3, or as in-person simulcasts in our office locations reach capacity. Registration for the in-person seminar in our Milwaukee office is currently at capacity. Please contact Alexa Curto for more information. 

Continuing Legal Education:

After the event, Quarles will apply for ethics continuing legal education credit in U.S. jurisdictions where applicable. Quarles certifies that this activity has been approved for California Participatory MCLE credits by the State Bar of California in the amount of 3.0 ethics credits. Quarles is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider.

Participants seeking CLE credit for attending the in-person seminar in Milwaukee or for attending an in-person simulcast in Chicago, Indianapolis, Madison, Naples, or Tampa on November 10 must complete a CLE Attendance Form and return it to Quarles after the event.

Anticipated Continuing Legal Education Processing Time:

Depending on the jurisdiction, the processing time for course approval is estimated to take between 2-16 weeks.


For more information and to register, please contact Alexa Curto, alexa.curto@quarles.com.

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