Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2019 (Webcast)

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The Practising Law Institute is offering a webcast of a live presentation from New York entitled Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2019 on December 12, 2019 from 9:00 AM-11:10 AM..

Full scholarships and discounts to attend PLI programs are widely available to attorneys working in nonprofit/legal services organizations; pro bono attorneys; government attorneys; judges and judicial law clerks; law professors and law students; senior attorneys (age 65 and over); law librarians and paralegals who work for nonprofit/legal services organizations; unemployed attorneys; and others with financial hardships.

All eligible attendees are urged to complete and submit a PLI Scholarship Application.

Registration Fee: $129.00 per person

Why You Should Attend

Using a lively, interactive format, this program will examine everyday issues of ethics and professional responsibility in pro bono and public interest practice.

What You Will Learn

Using “all-new” hypotheticals, covering different practice areas, as the basis for discussion, topics to be discussed include: 

  • Who is the client?
  • Confidentiality, conflicts of interest and privilege
  • Limited scope representation: how it works for firm and in–house counsel
  • Representing clients with diminished capacity
Who Should Attend

All attorneys working in nonprofit organizations and legal service organizations, as well as those involved in pro bono practice in law firms and corporate legal departments.

  • CLE Credit Comments:

    CLE for Pennsylvania
    Two (2) Ethics PA CLE Credits

    Attendance at this event is categorized as "distance learning" by the PA CLE Board. Under current rules, lawyers have the option of completing six (6) hours per compliance year of distance learning by participating in pre-approved, interactive, Internet or computer based CLE programs. More information on distance learning CLE credit.

  • Contact:
    Practising Law Institute