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ETHICS: RULES EVERY LAWYER MUST KNOW
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2022 - NOON
[1 hour Professional responsibility CLE CREDIT APPROVed]
Please join the McLean County Bar Association in welcoming Judge Butler (Ret.) and Logan County 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 Check-in Begins
11.55 - Bar Announcements
12:00 - 1:00 - Program
Hybrid - Zoom & In-Person at the Law & Justice Center
Registration and Location
Room 702 - Law & Justice Center
A light lunch will be provided.
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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