Yes, this time it will really happen. Over a decade in the works, California is very close to finalizing a new set of ethics rules. The latest three-year rules revision effort is nearly complete and the new Rules of Professional Conduct will soon become a reality for all attorneys in California. The last step is for the Supreme Court approve the new revisions.
California Ethics Rules Revision
What can you expect – drastic change or much ado about nothing?
To learn more about how you will be impacted by the new California ethics rules join trial attorney and ethics expert Ed McIntyre as he discusses the possible revisions. Ed mainly addresses how the new rules will vary from exiting California ethics rules and he also compares the new proposed rules to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct. To access the course please click here: A Sneak Peek at the Possible New Rules of Professional Conduct.
The following rules are addressed:
- Conflicts of interests
- Duties to former clients
- Safekeeping of client property
- Delay of litigation
- Fairness to opposing counsel
- Lawyer as a witness
- Candor to the tribunal
- Truthfulness in statements to others
- Communications with unrepresented persons
- Inadvertent production
- Duties of supervising attorneys
Edward J. McIntyre practices complex business litigation in federal and state courts. A veteran trial attorney, he is also an expert on the topic of professional responsibility. He now advises and represents attorneys on issues of professional responsibility, risk mitigation and professional negligence.
This CLE course is only offered in:
- California (CA)
Attorney Credits offers CLE for attorneys in California. For more information about CLE in California please click the following link: CA CLE.