Legal Ethics

New York CLE Seminar Series

July 21, 2009 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (EDT)

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.