The Ethics of Pro Bono Representation

  • 24 Oct 2017
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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The Ethics of Pro Bono Representation

"Come on in, the water is fine: Why it's okay to do volunteer work."

This CLE is free for any attendees who agree to volunteer for the small business legal night immediately after the CLE. 

The program will run from 5-6pm followed by our legal night from 6-8pm on October 24th

1 Ethics credit pending

James Wilder from the Office of Attorney Regulation will be presenting the following topics:

I. Overview
     A. Pro Bono Encouraged (6.1)
     B. Types of volunteer work
          1. Pro Bono Cases
          2. Legal nights
          3. Low Fee cases
          4. Unbundled legal services (1.2)
II. Ethical considerations/How to avoid common problems
     A. Few Complaints (Complaints received)
     B. Conflicts of Interest (1.7, 1.8, 1.9) or 
     C. Duties to prospective clients (1.19)
     D. Fee Agreements (1.5)
     E. Diligence and Communication (1.3 and 1.4)
III. Resources


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