Staying off the Disciplinary Board's Naughty List: Ethical Traps and Pitfalls to Avoid
Created on January 29, 2021
This course, presented by employment and entertainment attorney Jeffrey Campolongo, will walk through various ethical issues that arise in the practice of law. It will explore common ethical questions that arise in all practice areas that lawyers might encounter. Examples of scenarios to be discussed include the following:
Is it ethical for a lawyer to have sexual relations with a client? What are the ramifications?
Can a lawyer offer free legal services in exchange for sex?
Is it legal to record your clients without their consent? Is it ethical? Advisable?
Ethical implications of ex parte contacts with employees of a corporation
This program will provide the answers to all of these legal and ethical quandaries and more.
Identify some of the ethical challenges that commonly arise in the practice of law
Review how to respond appropriately when these ethical questions arise so that you do not find your case - or career - in a legal quagmire
Explore the ethical do's and don'ts when engaged in common transactional or litigation scenarios
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