Illinois MCLE - Ethics Credit Courses

This is a listing of Ethics Credit CLE Courses for Illinois. Please make your selection below of Illinois CLE courses. Click "Add To Cart" to purchase Individual CLE Courses. For more information about a particular CLE course, click on the "More Info" link. Click the "Preview" button to view a short preview of the course.

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  • Mediation Ethics for Mediators and Mediation Advocates

    This CLE course is designed for mediation advocates and third-party neutrals to fully inform and assist in understanding and working with the ethical rules that apply in mediation. A review of the Model Standards promulgated jointly and recommended by the ABA (American Bar Association), the AAA (American Arbitration Association), and the ACR (Association for Conflict Resolution) along with an example of how this works in a state which has adopted the model standards, in addition to rel... More Info

    $75
    1.5Ethics Credits
  • Legal Ethics: Confidentiality and Taking Remedial Measures

    Confidentiality is one of the three main fiduciary duties a lawyer owes to their client. Without strict confidentiality, clients may not feel free to discuss sensitive matters with their lawyer. This can sometimes clash with the lawyer’s obligations of candor to the tribunal when evidence that has already been offered turns out to be false. There are significant variations among the jurisdictions on how to deal with evidence that the lawyer discovers is false. Two of the largest st... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Ethical Concerns for Vehicle and Traffic Law Matters

    How do you respond when a Judge asks you to provide potentially damaging information about your client? This CLE course attempts to address strategies to navigate potentially perilous ethical concerns with regard to Vehicle and Traffic Law matters. I will discuss ways you can be an effective advocate for your client while remaining compliant with your ethical responsibilities. This includes plea negotiations with the prosecutor on DWIs and moving violations, dealing with plea restri... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Ethical Considerations When Responding To Lozada Complaints

    Immigration is a rewarding practice area with a collegial group of practitioners. While immigration law is among the most complex, a great benefit is colleagues who generously share their knowledge and experience with one another. This makes it even more difficult when one lawyer must prepare and file a disciplinary complaint against another in order to zealously represent their client under the requirements of Matter of Lozada. While most training on the subject focuses on filing a... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Ethical Issues Concerning Retainer Agreements, Website Management, and Termination Letters

    This CLE program will present and discuss issues concerning the engagement of clients through effective Engagement Letters, creating and maintaining firm websites to minimize any potential representation risks as well as determining when termination of the Attorney/Client relationship is proper (or required). Participants will be introduced to appropriate forms and strategies when facing the request of representation by a potential client. More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Handling Current Legal Ethical Issues

    This CLE course will address practical ethical issues that lawyers face as they work remotely during a pandemic, as well as when discussing personal legal matters with work colleagues. We will also examine recent examples of attorneys acting as “over”-zealous advocates for their clients, and some recent examples of what happens when lawyers behave badly. Topics include: Working Remotely Discussion with Colleagues about Personal Legal Matters “Over”-Zealous Advocacy Lawyers Behavi... More Info

    $50
    1.25Ethics Credits
  • In the Beginning... and Before: Ethical Considerations at the Outset of Representation

    This is a two part lecture discussing the professional responsibilities of an attorney prior to representation. The first part of the lecture will discuss solicitation and barratry including ambulance chasing, rules of professional conduct, consequences, and enforcement. The second part will be a discussion on the importance of engagement letters, what they need to contain, and how they can be used to reduce the risk of malpractice claims. More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Legal Ethics in Tax Practice

    Lawyers generally understand that tax is a niche practice area with unique characteristics. The distinguishing factors include not only the technical aspects of the discipline, but also the way practitioners need to mind ethical standards. On top of the ABA Model Rules and the ethics codes of the individual states, tax lawyers also answer to IRS Circular 230. They also must navigate the various penalties set forth in the Internal Revenue Code. For opinion practice, tax attorneys look t... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Ethical Considerations for Multistate Referral Rules and Fees

    In this CLE seminar taught by a former Morris County Assistant Prosecutor, you will learn best practices and Rules for Attorney Referral Rules in New Jersey and throughout the United States, State by State. Topics include: The Policy Behind Fee Sharing Prohibition Model Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.3 Profit Sharing Agreements or Employee Profit Sharing Plans More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • The Ethics and Art of Settlement at Mediation

    This course will focus on the best way for attorneys to benefit from mediation, including presentation, psychology, strategy and the moves that help to get the best results. The course will examine the mediation process and how ethical behavior can ultimately lead to success. The presenter will share his personal views regarding the relevant American Bar Association Model Rules for Attorney Conduct. Having extensive experience representing, both plaintiffs and defendants, the speaker i... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit

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