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Ethics for Pennsylvania Lawyers: Do’s and Do Nots Under the PA Rules of Professional Conduct

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Produced on October 28, 2019

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Course Information

Time 1h
Difficulty Intermediate
Topics covered in this course: Ethics

Course Description

Starting with conflicts and ending with proposed Rule 8.4(g), presenter Michael Temin of Fox Rothschild LLP, will provide a lightning-round overview of the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct. In particular, the program will focus on the rules that are most likely to impact practitioners in their day-to-day practice. Lastly, Mr. Temin will analyze potential 8.4 rule changes (misconduct) and possible outcomes.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Become familiar with the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct
  2. Identify the rules that impact daily practice the most
  3. Analyze potential rule changes and their potential effects on Pennsylvania practitioners

Credit Information

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Michael Temin

Fox Rothschild LLP

Michael L. Temin is a senior counsel at Fox Rothschild LLP.  He is the co-editor and a contributing author to the Pennsylvania Ethics Handbook, now in its fifth edition. He is a member, and a former co-chair, of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee and a member,  and former chair, of the Philadelphia Bar Association Professional Guidance Committee.  Mr. Temin was an Adjunct Professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.  He is a Fellow, and  a former Scholar in Residence and a Regent, of the American College of Bankruptcy.  He is a former chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association Section of Corporation, Banking and Business Law and of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference.  Mr. Temin graduated from Yale University, magna cum laude, and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, cum laude, where he was an editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif.


Yvonne H.

Very interesting...unusual for an ethics course.

Candy C.

None to add

Jane W.

As a former in-house counsel, I was very pleased that some attention was paid to issues involving corporate counsel.

Christopher C.

excellent course and wonderful presenter. he is very knowledgeable

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