Procrastinators Rejoice! Ethics Seminar for Virginia CLE

October 31, 2014

Zuckerman Spaeder LLP

Washington, DC

Thomas B. Mason, with a panel of attorneys, offered an opportunity aimed at those procrastinators who are rushing to meet their Virginia CLE requirements before the October 31 deadline.

Session 1: Tri-state Confusion: Identifying and Navigating the Differences Among the DC, Maryland and Virginia Rules of Professional Conduct

Friday, October 31, 2014   12:00 pm

Presented by: Adam Abelson and Rachel F. Cotton

    • Which Rules Apply
    • Client Consent
    • Fees
    • Confidentiality
    • Conflicts
    • Organizational Clients
    • Client Funds
    • Third Party Neutrals
    • Conduct of Litigation
    • Contacts with Third Parties
    • Inadvertent Disclosures
    • Law Firm Organization
    • Unauthorized Practice of Law
    • Lawyer Advertising
    • Solicitation
    • Discrimination
    • Sale of Practice

Session II: The Revolving Door and Former Government Attorneys: An Ethics Primer for Law Firms Hiring Government Laterals

Friday, October 31, 2014   12:30 pm

Presented by: Thomas B. Mason and Paul B. Hynes, Jr.

    • Admissions Issues (DC Rule 49)
    • Conflicts of Interest Under DC Rules of Professional Conduct
    • Post-Employment Restrictions: Executive and Congressional Branch



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