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Answer Bar: Young Attorney Challenges (Ethics)

Contains material from Sep 2017 to Sep 2020

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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: ​The Disciplinary Process - This presentation covers the disciplinary process, some tips on responding to a grievance, and some of the common rule violations.

Session 3: How to Ethically Build Diverse Relationships in the Legal Profession - Law is one of the most relational and least diverse professions in the country. Learn how to ethically address and overcome the challenges of building diverse relationships in the legal space. Explore a guide for attorneys through the pitfalls of achieving meaningful diversity and inclusive relationships in their practice, discuss tools to intentionally build and strengthen diverse relationships, and receive practical techniques to make your practice a safe and inclusive place for the diverse and non-diverse to work together. 

Session 4: Ethics of Technology in Law Practice: What Lawyers Need to Know - Consider ethical issues presented by the ever-changing uses of technology in the practice of law including on-line client meetings, meta-cleaning, social media problems and solutions, and your obligation to save information transmitted by texts or other media forms that are not typically auto-saved and archived.

Session 5: Ethics of Social Media - The world of social media has engulfed us all. Not only has it transformed our society, but it has worked its way into every legal field as well. Discover the ethical issues facing you as attorneys—and that of your clients—in this social media age.

Session 6: Resilience: How to Survive and Thrive in a High Stress Practice - Why do some people handle stress and rebound from failure better than others? We will discuss the skills and practices developed by the US Army to combat depression, fight off PTSD, and handle high stress engagements and jobs, … like being a lawyer.

Session 7: Lawyer Wellness - Get evidence-based strategies to help navigate the stress of our extremely demanding profession. Learn how small changes in our daily approach to the practice of law can greatly improve work-life balance.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 5.50 | 5.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 2/28/2022

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

Price Ainsworth

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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. ​The Disciplinary Process (Mar 2020)

Judith Gres DeBerry

0.75 0.75 0.00 0.75 | 0.75 ethics
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​The Disciplinary Process (Mar 2020)

This presentation covers the disciplinary process, some tips on responding to a grievance, and some of the common rule violations.

Originally presented at: Feb 2020 School Law Conference

Judith Gres DeBerry, State Bar of Texas - Austin, TX

3. How to Ethically Build Diverse Relationships in the Legal Profession (Sep 2020)

Chris W. Kirby, Dominica McGinnis

0.75 0.75 0.00 0.75 | 0.75 ethics
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45 mins
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0.75 | 0.75 ethics
How to Ethically Build Diverse Relationships in the Legal Profession (Sep 2020)

Law is one of the most relational and least diverse professions in the country. Learn how to ethically address and overcome the challenges of building diverse relationships in the legal space. Explore a guide for attorneys through the pitfalls of achieving meaningful diversity and inclusive relationships in their practice, discuss tools to intentionally build and strengthen diverse relationships, and receive practical techniques to make your practice a safe and inclusive place for the diverse and non-diverse to work together. 

Originally presented at: Sep 2020 Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar

Chris W. Kirby, BridgeField Group - Austin, TX
Dominica McGinnis, BridgeField Group - Austin, TX

4. Ethics of Technology in Law Practice: What Lawyers Need to Know (Aug 2020)

Erreka Campbell, Skyla R. Banks, Nate St. Clair

1.00 1.00 0.00 1.00 | 1.00 ethics
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1.00 | 1.00 ethics
Ethics of Technology in Law Practice: What Lawyers Need to Know (Aug 2020)

Consider ethical issues presented by the ever-changing uses of technology in the practice of law including on-line client meetings, meta-cleaning, social media problems and solutions, and your obligation to save information transmitted by texts or other media forms that are not typically auto-saved and archived.

Originally presented at: Jul 2020 LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

Erreka Campbell, Apple, Inc. - Austin, TX
Skyla R. Banks, Amdocs, Inc. - Dallas, TX
Nate St. Clair, Jackson Walker LLP - Dallas, TX

5. Ethics of Social Media (Dec 2019)

Jason Boulette

0.75 0.75 0.00 0.75 | 0.75 ethics
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Ethics of Social Media (Dec 2019)

The world of social media has engulfed us all. Not only has it transformed our society, but it has worked its way into every legal field as well. Discover the ethical issues facing you as attorneys—and that of your clients—in this social media age.

Originally presented at: Nov 2019 Advanced Patent Law Institute

Jason Boulette, Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P. - Austin, TX

6. Resilience: How to Survive and Thrive in a High Stress Practice (Apr 2019)

Claude E. Ducloux

1.00 1.00 0.00 1.00 | 1.00 ethics
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57 mins
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Session 6 —57 mins
1.00 | 1.00 ethics
Resilience: How to Survive and Thrive in a High Stress Practice (Apr 2019)

Why do some people handle stress and rebound from failure better than others? We will discuss the skills and practices developed by the US Army to combat depression, fight off PTSD, and handle high stress engagements and jobs, … like being a lawyer.

Originally presented at: Apr 2019 Resilience: How to Survive and Thrive in a High Stress Practice

Claude E. Ducloux, Attorney at Law, LawPay - Austin, TX

7. Lawyer Wellness (Sep 2019)

Price Ainsworth, Erica Grigg

0.75 0.75 0.00 0.75 | 0.75 ethics
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41 mins
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40 mins
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Session 7 —41 mins
0.75 | 0.75 ethics
Lawyer Wellness (Sep 2019)

Get evidence-based strategies to help navigate the stress of our extremely demanding profession. Learn how small changes in our daily approach to the practice of law can greatly improve work-life balance.

Originally presented at: Aug 2019 Car Crash Seminar

Price Ainsworth, Lorenz & Lorenz LLP - Austin, TX
Erica Grigg, Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program - Austin, TX

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