On Demand

Ethics for the Immigration Practitioner in Today's Changing World

1h 1m

Created on September 29, 2020





Now more than ever, immigration is one of the most complex and challenging practice areas with regard to both the substantive law and the ethics rules. This presentation, delivered by ethics and immigration practitioner Kenneth Craig Dobson, will address some of the common ethics issues for immigration lawyers within the broader context of the philosophy of lawyering. Additionally, it will address the foundational issue of determining which rules apply.  

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the applicable rules of professional conduct for immigration practitioners

  2. Examine how the philosophy of lawyering applies to ethical issues that arise in immigration practice

  3. Discuss best practices to follow in regards to client communication, supervision, jurisdiction, confidentiality, meritorious claims, and fees

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