Please join Mayer Brown partners throughout the month of May as they discuss the complex ethical duties and issues facing corporate lawyers. In this four-part webinar series, Mayer Brown lawyers will address a variety of ethical issues that in-house attorneys face in the course of doing business, including:

May 2

 

Key Ethical Duties of Lawyers

May 9

 

Common Conflicts Issues

May 16

 

Lawyers & Social Media: The Legal Ethics of Tweeting, Facebooking and Blogging

May 23

 

Avoiding Sand-Traps and Moguls: A Refresher Course for In-House Counsel


On May 2, please join Mayer Brown Professional Responsibility Partner Cary Malkin as he presents Key Ethical Duties of Lawyers, including a discussion of the issues that arise for in-house lawyers concerning the ABA Model Rules’ key provisions. This webinar will specifically address the following issues:

  • Basic conflicts rule—ABA Model Rule 1.7
  • Organization as the client
  • Keeping confidences, even of former clients
  • Communication to others
  • Role as advisor
  • No frivolous claims
  • Candor and fairness to opposing party and counsel
  • Responsibilities of a partner/supervisory lawyer

Speaker
Cary J. Malkin

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CDT
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. MDT
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PDT

  • One hour of professional responsibility CLE credit per webinar session
  • There is no charge for this program

Webinar Access
Instructions for accessing the program will be sent prior to the event.

For additional information, please contact Madeleine Moulton at mmoulton@mayerbrown.com or +1 212 506 2331.

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