This program is one of four short Ethics courses included in our 4.3-hour Legal Ethics Compilation program. You will earn CLE credit by completing EITHER this individual program OR Legal Ethics Compilation. You may not earn CLE credit for BOTH the 4.3-hour compilation and this individual title.
Due to the pandemic, many attorneys are now working remotely, either because their firm/company requires them to do so or because they have chosen to do so.
In this very timely 1-hour (60 minutes) program, recorded January 3, 2022, Patrick M. Connors, Esquire gives a practical explanation of the legal ethics rules governing lawyers working remotely. Throughout his presentation, Mr. Connors discusses many helpful Ethics Opinions, Comments, cases, and Guidelines, including the significant Formal Opinion 495.
Mr. Connors is the Albert and Angela Farone Distinguished Professor In New York Civil Practice at Albany Law School, where he teaches, inter alia, Legal Ethics. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association's Committee on Professional Ethics and a highly-respected speaker, author, frequent expert witness, and consultant on attorney ethics.
Major topics include:
Unauthorized practice of law; multijurisdictional practice of law
- ABA Model Rule 5.5
Formal Opinion 495
- state ethics opinions
- temporary practice
Disciplinary authority; choice of law
- ABA Model Rule 8.5
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