ethics: rules every lawyer must know
tuesday, december 6, 2022 - noon
This is a hybrid event
either zoom or in-person
[1 professional responsibility - ethics - cle credit approved]
Please join the McLean County Bar Association in welcoming Judge Butler (Ret.) and Judge Funk. This one-hour program will survey some of the most important rules of ethics that every attorney should know and the possible consequences of violating these rules. Judge Thomas Funk and Retired Judge David Butler will identify and explain rules of ethics found in the Illinois Code of Professional Conduct. Topics will include: safekeeping of client’s property (trust accounts), duty to report professional misconduct of other attorneys (In re Himmel), dealing with unrepresented persons, confidentiality of information, meritorious claim or contentions, communication with person represented by counsel, firm names and letterhead, attorneys fees, client-lawyer sexual relationships, and ex parte communications with judges.
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
11:45 - In-Person Check-in Begins
11:50 - Zoom Participant Check-in Begins
11.55 - Bar Announcements
12:00 - 1:00 - Program
Hybrid - Zoom or In-Person at the Law & Justice Center Rm 702
Registration and Location
The cost is $20 for a member and $25 for a non-member.
Zoom or In-Person with a light lunch
All registered participants will receive emailed materials before the program.
Walk-in's are welcome, however if you aren't registered prior to the event, there may not be planned food for you.
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Financial Hardship Policy: The Bar Association of McLean County will waive the cost of the meeting and luncheon to anyone showing need thereof by direct application to the President of the Association. Please contact MCBA President, Katy Kraft at: firstname.lastname@example.org , if financial assistance is needed