This program will focus on the new Rules of Professional Conduct that govern New York lawyers that became effective earlier this year. Discussion topics include:
  • The history of New York Professional conduct codes through 2009

  • An explanation of the changes made to the New York Code to create the new Rules of Professional conduct

  • Risk areas and black letter obligations or prohibitions for avoiding trouble

  • Ideas for further "modernizing" the new rules
In accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board, this non-transitional continuing legal education program is not approved for the newly admitted attorney within the first two years of admission to the Bar. Receive 2.0 New York State Ethics Credits.
Cocktail reception to follow.