Browse District of Columbia CLE Ethics/Professional Responsibility Courses

    
This program confronts the mental health issues lawyers have been faced with as a result of the epidemic and gives them the tools needed to combat negative impacts and stay on a path toward a healthy, purposeful, and productive lifestyle.
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This program will dive into gambling addiction, including its warning signs, risks, co-morbidities, related ethical issues, and the toll it can take on the legal profession.
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This program will teach attorneys how to structure a work/life balance that increases productivity and mitigate against many of the mental health issues common among law practitioners.
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In this fast-paced, entertaining presentation, you will learn the ethical do’s and don’t’s for the most common ways lawyers market their practices.
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This program covers the key issues that can lead to a malpractice lawsuit and give attorneys valuable tips on addressing these issues before it is too late.
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This program will address these ethical issues that often coincide with the disorder and will help viewers understand the avenues for assistance for themselves or their colleagues.
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This program covers the ethical issues unique to representing cannabis clients and how to comply with ABA model rules and state ethics rules variations when confronted with these issues.
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Recent studies have shown a dramatic increase in impairment due to alcoholism, addiction and mental health disorders among attorneys. 1 out of 3 attorneys will likely have a need for substance use or mental health services. This program will address the issue and guide...
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Substance abuse and mental health issues affect lawyers in the U.S. at a much greater rate than the general public. In this program, Laurie Besden, Executive Director of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers of PA, highlights the issue by giving own personal account of the drug...
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This course provides the tools needed to navigate the myriad ethical quandaries inherent to representing start-up clients.
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This program will inform attorneys on how a harmful "bro culture" can be recognized in their workplace, and give practical instruction on how to break down these types of barriers if they exist.
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The program will address how the applicable Rules of Professional Responsibility intersect with litigation funding, as well as the notable legal decisions that have impacted the litigation funding industry
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When the attorney-client relationship goes bad, you have to know how to end it the right way. This program will examine the rules on withdrawal in California, including securing court permission, avoiding foreseeable prejudice, and fulfilling your duties on fees and...
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This program will address the ethics rules governing multijurisdictional practice so that you can determine when you can practice in other lawyers can confidently serve clients across jurisdictions without violating their ethical duties.
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With roughly 1 in 4 attorneys experiencing some form of issue with substance abuse and/or depression, practicing law is a high risk profession. In this program, the former Director of the California State Bar Lawyer Assistant Program examines the problem and offers...
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21st century technology has shrunk the world. But a 19th century attorney regulation system still thinks that geography is destiny. With a focus on California, this program will teach viewers how to ethically conduct business across state lines and how to deal with the...
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Lawyers experience higher rates of substance abuse than most. This program details the destructive nature of addiction, illustrated by stories of celebrities who have battled and overcome their own addictions.
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Working with witnesses presents a minefield of potential ethical issues for civil and criminal litigators. Identifying and addressing these can be tricky, but mishandling them can lead to consequences such as sanctions and an undesirable outcome of your case. In this...
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Women in law still struggle to overcome gender bias and catch up with their male counterparts with respect to institutional leadership and economic power. This program addresses such biases head-on, and providers a number of valuable strategies for helping women achieve...
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As an attorney, your presence on the internet presents a number of ethical complications. In this program, attorney Christina Lynn will dive into the ethics rules and how they are implicated with your interactions with people on the internet.
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Over time, the rigors of practicing law can impact a lawyer’s personal life and impact their professionalism. It is key for attorneys to identify behaviors affecting their practices and clients. This talk starts with a discussion on professional burnout affecting...
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Over time, the rigors of practicing law can impact a lawyer’s personal life and impact their professionalism. It is key for attorneys to identify behaviors affecting their practices and clients. This talk starts with a discussion on professional burnout affecting...
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This program will guide attorneys on how to mitigate the risks associated with cyber-based professionalism claims and the ethics rule violations.
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From discrimination, harassment, and implicit bias, there are a number of legal and ethical challenges arise in having a workforce that spans multiple generations. This program will help lawyers address these challenges and support a work environment that is inclusive,...
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This program covers the key ethical issues faced by lawyers who work with expert witnesses.
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There are few things more disheartening than when you find out your client lied to you or the court. Using California’s ethics rules, this program will discuss various ways to avoid being put in that situation and what to do when it happens. The program also includes a...
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With new technologies comes new ethical pitfalls for lawyers. In this must-see program, you'll learn how to maintain privilege and confidentiality with electronic communications, minimize the effects of inadvertent disclosures, ethically navigate cloud use and...
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This program will help provide answers for creating and maintaining more tolerant, legally compliant workplaces and other organizations.
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Unconscious bias plays a role on how we organize and interpret the world. Such biases are often unavoidable, but their harmful effects can be minimized. This program will give attorneys the tools they need to understand their biases and behave more ethically and fairly...
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The State Bar of California's Rules Revision Commission has written a new set of professional rules. If and when approved by the Supreme Court, they will change the way you practice law. Here is a preview of some of more significant changes in the rules regarding such...
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Electronic discovery can be an ethical landmine. This give attorneys the tips and tools they need to engage in effective e-discovery while avoiding the ethical landmines that could sink their case and lead to court-imposed disciplinary actions.
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Representing bankruptcy clients often presents a number of ethical issues for the attorney/law firm. This program unravels the key ethical traps both consumer and business bankruptcy attorneys are likely to encounter.
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This program will explore the diversity and inclusion issues and the steps necessary to create an inclusive environment in the legal workplace, as well as the impact of substance abuse and mental health issues on the practice of law.
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This program will provide the practitioner with an overview of an attorney's ethical obligations to the law firm and clients in the event that an attorney dies or becomes incapacitated.
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This program will tackle the numerous ethical issues commonly faced by in-house counsel, addressing how they can arise in practice and what steps can be taken to avoid violating ethical duties.
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This program will inform lawyers of the evolving ethical issues that they need to be prepared for while practicing during the global pandemic as well as other natural disasters.
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Bias is a human trait that exists in all people. In the courtroom, the ability to recognize your biases and the biases of your opponent can win or lose your case. This program will teach you how to think differntly about your interpretation of evidence and combat...
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The LGBT movement has made significant leaps forward in recent times. Yet there is still work to be done to achieve LGBT civil rights in the workplace, even among law firms. With this program, you will learn to identify LGBT discrimination and gain valuable strategies...
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In today’s world, lawyers face various ethics issues relating to cybersecurity and data security. This program covers the ethical issues and best practices for lawyers advising in-house clients with respect to data security issues.
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This webinar is designed to help lawyers and law firms understand the professional ethics rules and other state bar regulations governing the use of social media, with an emphasis on the first amendment constraints and specific examples of the use (and misuse) of social...
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Don't fall into one of the costly ethical traps attorneys often make. In this program, practitioners will learn to identify and avoid the four most common such mistakes, which include charging reasonable fees, failure to properly respond to questions, maintaining...
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The rules of ethical conduct remain the same whether you are practicing offline or virtually. However, attorneys in the digital age must consider how these rules apply when practicing virtually.
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This presentation provides an overarching organization for the new Rules of Professional Conduct for California attorneys.
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It's no secret that the practice of law often means long hours, high stress, and constant conflict. The adversarial nature of a lawyer's day-to-day can seep into our relationships, including our relationship with ourselves, and can lead to a number of behaviors that...
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This program will explore the impact of substance abuse and mental health issues on the practice of law, including how the rules of professional conduct address these issues, and the common signs of substance abuse and mental health issues.
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Recent changes in the law have drastically expanded healthcare attorneys’ obligations under HIPAA. This program will guide those with access to "Protected Health Information" (PHI) through this new ethical morass, teaching them when it can be used, how to protect it,...
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It's no secret that attorneys have high-stress occupations. Consequentially, alcoholism rates among lawyers are high. In this program, attorneys will learn skills to cope with stress and avoid behaviors that can be destructive to their careers and lives.
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There a number of ethical mistakes lawyers can make that can cause their clients to turn on them. This can cost an undue amount of stress, time, money, and even lead to a malpractice suit. This program will give attorneys the tools they need to avoid these traps by...
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Drawing on California's new and proposed ethics rules, this presentation will help attorneys understand proper billing so that they can avoid violating their ethical obligations to clients.
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