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Answer Bar: Young Attorney Challenges (Ethics) (Sep 2017)

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Session 1: Life and the Law: Ethical Issues Facing the Young Lawyer - Explore the potholes and sharp curves that await the beginning trial lawyer on the road to a successful litigation practice, through the characters and plot of a recently published novel about a young personal injury lawyer practicing in Houston.

Session 2: Attorneys in the Hot Seat: Problems and Solutions Explore selected recurring problem areas for lawyers, consider how the ethics rules may apply, and hear suggestions for real estate lawyers.

Session 3: Nuts and Bolts Ethics for the Business and Transactional Lawyer - Listen to a practical discussion of current ethics topics related to business and transactional law, including conflicts issues, and attorney migration between firms.

Session 4: Technology and Ethics - Hear an overview of lawyers’ ethical obligations—and tips on avoiding potential ethical pitfalls—with respect to the technology we all use.

Session 5: Taking Care of Ourselves: Lessons in Work–Life Balance and Self-Care In a high-stress profession, everyone is vulnerable to destructive habits harmful to ourselves and our clients. Hear a candid discussion about the reality of risk to the profession and anecdotal tips for changing the statistics.
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Total Credit Hours:
3.00 | 3.00 ethics     Credit Info

TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2020

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

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1. Life and the Law: Ethical Issues Facing the Young Lawyer (Sep 2017)

Price Ainsworth

0.50 0.50 0.00 0.50 | 0.50 ethics  

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Video (mp4) 26 mins
Audio (mp3) 26 mins
Paper (pdf) 9 pgs

SESSION 1 — 26 mins, credit 0.50 | 0.50 ethics

Session 1:

Life and the Law: Ethical Issues Facing the Young Lawyer (Sep 2017)

Explore the potholes and sharp curves that await the beginning trial lawyer on the road to a successful litigation practice, through the characters and plot of a recently published novel about a young personal injury lawyer practicing in Houston.

Originally presented at: Aug 2017 The Car Crash Seminar

Price Ainsworth, Lorenz & Lorenz LLP - Austin, TX

2. Attorneys in the Hot Seat: Problems and Solutions (Oct 2015)

Nicole T. LeBoeuf

0.50 0.50 0.00 0.50 | 0.50 ethics  

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Audio (mp3) 35 mins
Paper (pdf) 14 pgs

SESSION 2 — 35 mins, credit 0.50 | 0.50 ethics

Session 2:

Attorneys in the Hot Seat: Problems and Solutions (Oct 2015)

Explore selected recurring problem areas for lawyers, consider how the ethics rules may apply, and hear suggestions for real estate lawyers.

Originally presented at: Sep 2015 Mortgage Lending Institute

Nicole T. LeBoeuf, Anderson Tobin, PLLC - Dallas, TX

3. Nuts and Bolts Ethics for the Business and Transactional Lawyer (Jul 2017)

Claude E. Ducloux, George W. Coleman

1.00 1.00 0.00 1.00 | 1.00 ethics  

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Video (mp4) 57 mins
Audio (mp3) 56 mins
Slides (pdf) 27 pgs

SESSION 3 — 57 mins, credit 1.00 | 1.00 ethics

Session 3:

Nuts and Bolts Ethics for the Business and Transactional Lawyer (Jul 2017)

Engage in a practical discussion of current ethics topics related to business and transactional law, including conflicts issues, and attorney migration between firms.

Originally presented at: Jul 2017 LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

Claude E. Ducloux, Attorney at Law - Austin, TX
George W. Coleman, Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP - Dallas, TX

4. Technology and Ethics (Oct 2017)

Laura L. McClellan

0.50 0.50 0.00 0.50 | 0.50 ethics  

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Video (mp4) 32 mins
Audio (mp3) 32 mins
Paper (pdf) 16 pgs

SESSION 4 — 32 mins, credit 0.50 | 0.50 ethics

Session 4:

Technology and Ethics (Oct 2017)

Hear an overview of lawyers’ ethical obligations—and tips on avoiding potential ethical pitfalls—with respect to the technology we all use.

Originally presented at: Sep 2017 Mortgage Lending Institute

Laura L. McClellan, FisherBroyles, LLP - Dallas, TX

5. Taking Care of Ourselves: Lessons in Work–Life Balance and Self-Care (Dec 2016)

Jodi M. Goodwin, Yasmin Yavar

0.50 0.50 0.00 0.50 | 0.50 ethics  

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Video (mp4) 36 mins
Audio (mp3) 36 mins
Slides (pdf) 12 pgs

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SESSION 5 — 36 mins, credit 0.50 | 0.50 ethics

Session 5:

Taking Care of Ourselves: Lessons in Work–Life Balance and Self-Care (Dec 2016)

In a high-stress profession, everyone is vulnerable to destructive habits harmful to ourselves and our clients. Hear a candid discussion about the reality of risk to the profession and anecdotal tips for changing the statistics.

Originally presented at: Oct 2016 Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law

Jodi M. Goodwin, Law Office of Jodi Goodwin - Harlingen, TX
Yasmin Yavar, Children’s Immigration Law Academy, American Bar Association - Houston, TX