Ethical Implications Pennsylvania Lawyers Face in Marijuana Practice

Production Date: September 21, 2017 Practice Areas: Ethics and Food, Beverage, & Agriculture Estimated Length: 3761 minutes


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The practice of law naturally presents pitfalls and quandaries that lawyers must unravel on a daily basis. When that practice includes representing medical marijuana organizations, or those affiliated with them, then those pitfalls become even more alarming. During this hour long presentation, William Roark and Christine Taylor Brann will address how to practice with integrity given the vagueness in this new industry and within the varying parameters of representation. The seminar will explore specific issues including client disclosures, scope of representation, and conflicts of interest.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain a holistic overview of the ethical quandaries marijuana practice attorneys face in Pennsylvania
  2. Discuss ethical pitfalls you are likely to encounter surrounding client disclosures, scope of representation, and potential conflicts of interest
  3. Develop practical strategies for practicing with integrity in this developing area of law