This program provides an overview of the basic ethic rules that all lawyers must follow in all areas of the law. It includes an emphasis on how these rules are affected by the general practice of law in today’s internet and social media environment, including a discussion of ethics and electronic devices, cloud computing, and payment of fees by credit card.
Other topics to be covered include duties to clients and former clients, lawyers’ responsibility of non-lawyers, fee arrangements, conflicts of interest, the sale of a legal practice, and more.
For the past 54 years, David W. Sass has been a practicing attorney in the City of New York representing public and private corporations on securities and finance matters, mergers and acquisitions, in addition to handling real estate transactions and advising not-for-profit corporations.
He is a graduate of Ithaca College (where he was the vice chairman of the board of trustees for nine years). He received his law degree from Temple University and his master's of law degree in taxation from New York University School of Law. He is co-chair of McLaughlin & Stern's corporate and securities department.
Mr. Sass's activities include serving as a director of ICTS International N.V., a leader in airport security solutions; He is also a director of several privately held corporations. Mr. Sass is an Honorary Trustee of Ithaca College. He is a director of TCI College of Technology.
Very good course.
Best ethics presentation I have ever heard. Your understanding of the technical issues involving ethics and the law is very impressive!! Too many lawyers fail to "lean in" and understand the implications of using technology in their practice.
Great basic review of essentials.
Very thorough presentation by a very experienced and knowledgable instructor. The online interface was very smooth and user friendly. Overall a great CLE.
David Sass was great
The insituctor was very good and easy to follow.
provided basic information and few good "nuggets" re Windows 10 and also dual reps in T&E.
Great comprehensive course.
Very Useful information
great detailed course
Very comprehensive coverage -- thanks.
Exceeded my expectations.
Very Good on How to Use and Electronic media .
Good refresher course
I really liked the presenter, David Sass, nice manner, very real & straightforward presentation of essential information, thanks!
very comprehensive. the instructor was highly knowledgeable of his subject.
Excellent review of all the basic considerations in professional ethics.
A good refresher...
Thorough, complete and thoughtful. Well worth the two-hour commitment.
Succinct and relevant
I enjoyed this lecture. Thank you, Mr. Sass.
Not a sexy subject, but an indispensable one for all attorneys.
This was a very informative CLE, thank you Lawline.
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