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Ethics - IOLTA and Law
Practice Management

About the Program
Representatives from the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel and Statewide Grievance Committee present IOLTA and Law Practice Management techniques to avoid violating ethical rules. This program is an excellent program to have your ethical questions answered by Connecticut authorities.
CLE Credit
CT: 2.5 CLE Credits (Ethics)
The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE.

You Will Learn
  • About the requirements for IOLTA accounts
  • About the most common mistakes committed
  • How to avoid them
Speakers
Desi Imetovski
 
Bercham Moses & Delvin PC
Milford
Frances Mickelson-Dera
Statewide Grievance Committee
Hartford
Cost
Member $105
Non-Member $175
Law/Paralegal Student $50
CLE Member $63
Complying with the CT Rules of Professional Conduct: Avoiding Discipline and Malpractice
About the Program
Law practice in the 21st century is subject to a growing number of ethical and regulatory requirements. This program will offer guidance to the busy practitioner on meeting professional obligations to clients and the public and on minimizing the risks of malpractice and disciplinary complaints.
CLE Credit
CT: 5.0 CLE Credits (Ethics)
The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE.

You Will Learn
  • About lawyers' ethical responsibilities in communications, and in interactions with opposing counsel
  • About ethical considerations at the beginning of and Attorney-Client relationship, including engagement agreements, conflict issues and representing clients with impaired capacity
  • About how to comply with IOLTA rules, and about Random Audits
Speakers
Keith B. (Brad) Gallant
Day Pitney LLC
New Haven
  Stuart C. Johnson
Danaher Lagnese PC
Hartford
Kimberly A. Knox
Connecticut Superior Court
Hartford
  Brendon P. Levesque
Horton Dowd Bartschi & Levesque PC
Hartford
Deborah Del Prete Sullivan
Office of the Chief Public Defender
Hartford
Cost
Member $200
Non-Member $280
Law/Paralegal Student $100
CLE Member $120
Ethics 301: Advanced Ethics Problems Vexing
Practicing Lawyers
About the Program
A panel with extensive experience advising attorneys on their ethical obligations present on some of the tough questions facing attorneys today in a variety of practice circumstances.

Using a series of real-life problems that cut across several areas of ethics and the intersection of ethics and other law, the panelists attempt to give attendees guidance beyond that found in most ethics seminars. Time is also set aside to discuss interesting ethical issues presented by the audience.
CLE Credit
CT: 3.5 CLE Credits (Ethics)
The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE

You Will Learn
  • About your obligations to your clients and to yourself regarding contraband, witnesses, destruction of evidence, and information that a client may intend to commit a crime.
  • A lawyer's duties upon receiving a subpoena concerning a former client seeking the client's file.
  • About representing clients with impaired capacity, especially if the client evinces an intention to make an ill-considered decision that may have serious consequences.
  • When a client stops being a present client for conflict of interest considerations, duties to former clients, what conflicts are not waivable, and the efficacy of advance waivers.
  • How to deal with conflicts when representing a corporate officer and the corporation in a shareholder derivative action. Duties to members of closely-held LLC's. What you can and cannot do with regard to representing one member of an LLC and the entity against another member.
  • Developing law on attorney whistle-blower obligations and protections and the ability of an attorney to be a qui tam relator or a reporting witness under similar regimes. The ability and challenges of lawyers to prosecute or defend employment disputes involving their work as a lawyer. Is the rule of confidentiality a tool an employer can use to defeat such cases?
Speakers
David P. Atkins
Pullman & Comley LLC
Bridgeport
  Stephen J. Conover
Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP
Stamford
Mark A. Dubois
Geraghty & Bonnano
New London
  Patricia King
Geraghty & Bonnano
New London
Brendon P. Levesque
Horton Dowd Bartschi & Levesque PC
Hartford
  Marcy T. Stovall
Pullman & Comley LLC
Bridgeport
James F. Sullivan
Howard Kohn Spraque & FitzGerald LLP
Hartford
Cost
Member $145
Non-Member $225
Law/Paralegal Student $75
CLE Member $87
Ethics in Workers' Compensation
About the Program
This program will survey a myriad of ethical issues facing the workers' compensation practitioner on both the claimants' and respondents' side. Issues will range from the simplest of communications requirements to complex insurance coverage and multi-client conflict identification and resolution. 
CLE Credit
CT: 3.25 CLE Credits (Ethics)
The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider New York State CLE

You Will Learn
  • How to identify conflicts and successfully navigate them
  • Proper determination of what an attorney should and should not charge for representing an injured worker
  • Helpful analysis and tips on avoiding ethical dilemmas and complaints
  • How to deal with ethical issues that come up on regular basis in workers' compensation practice
Speakers
Hon. Jack R. Goldberg
Workers' Compensation Commissioner
Third District
  Michael Kerin
Kerin Law Offices
Milford
Nathan J. Shafner
Embry & Neusner
Groton
  Brian L. Smith
Pomeranz Drayton & Stabnick
Glastonbury
James F. Sullivan
Howard Kohn Spraque & FitzGerald
Hartford
Cost
Member $135
Non-Member $215
CLE Member $81
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