Iowa CLE - Ethics Credit Courses
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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do: Navigating Partnership Disputes and High-Impact Partner Departures
Breakups are never easy and while possibly not as traumatic as divorce, navigating disputes amongst law firm partners can be difficult, as is navigating the departure of a high-impact partner. This informative CLE will explain ethical considerations and how to successfully handle disputes and departures including a review of a firm’s obligations to an attorney and vice versa, communication, ethical issues and privacy. More Info$501Ethics Credit
All's Fair In The Rules of Professional Conduct: Threats and Fees
This CLE course will address the rules of professional conduct as it relates to fairness with a focus on two components: threats and fees. Part one will address threatening to present, participate in presenting, or presenting criminal or professional disciplinary charges to obtain an advantage in a civil matter. The second part will discuss Professional Rule of Conduct 1.5 including properly handling fees, engagement letters, and the split of fees between lawyers at different points... More Info$501.25Ethics Credits
Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Data Protection Issues: Ethical Considerations and New Requirements
A number of states are proposing mandating CLE hours with a focus on cybersecurity, privacy, and data protection. This obligation to possess technology competency is not a new concept, as many states have already adopted the American Bar Association (ABA) Model Rule's requirement. The purpose of the CLE program is to cover lawyers' ethical obligations and requirements, and its importance for other states. The program will also provide practical strategies, explain key terms to understa... More Info$501Ethics Credit
Ethics in Workers Compensation
Navigating the voluminous nature of workers compensation can be a challenge to ensure each and every claimant receives the representation they need. Engaging in ethical representation is both the correct thing to do as well as the best thing to do. This CLE discussion will address the most common areas surrounding this and your best ways of remaining ethical and passionate in your representation. As Associate Justice Potter Stewart, of the United States Supreme Court, said “Ethics is... More Info$501Ethics Credit
Virtual Isolation: Is Hyperconnectivity Helping or Harming the Legal Professional?
If we stop to think about what we look at most during the day, the answer would probably not be our family or friends, nor our clients or colleagues. The most feasible option would be our mobile phone. Smartphones are now our companions for work, social, leisure and even family life. However, excessive use can lead to problems of dependence, addiction and fear. We find ourselves simultaneously connected and alone. Workers today are ‘never turned off.” Like our mobile phones, we only go on stan... More Info$501Ethics Credit
Legal Ethics: Reasonableness of Fees
Someone at your firm is in charge of making sure that both legal professionals and other employees comply with the ethics rules. Some firms have ethics committees that do this work. Solos, of course, wear every hat under the sun, including the "ethics guru" hat. In small firms, too, many of you wear the "ethics guru" hat every day. So, for all of you who are in charge of making sure that your firm complies with the ethics rules, this presentation is for you. The presenters will de... More Info$501Ethics Credit
To Prosecute or Not To Prosecute? Analyzing Ethical Rules Telling Prosecutors When and How They Can Do Their Job
Before the dramatic closing argument or daring cross examination, prosecutor offices must carefully assess whether the case may be prosecuted and precisely how. For prosecutors, these rules provide both limitations for whether cases can be prosecuted at all, and guidelines for how they should be prosecuted if they are. For defense lawyers, these rules provide great advocacy opportunities to attempt to convince prosecutors to drop cases or to prosecute them in certain ways. This CLE... More Info$501Ethics Credit
Ethics & Client Communication: Setting Yourself Up for Success
This CLE will address the specific rules and comments regarding client communication to help lawyers understand not only their bar-mandated responsibilities, but also how to build a system to protect your mental health while also meeting clients’ needs. The instructor will share detailed insights into Rule 1.4 and also how to build a healthy legal practice in a high-stress profession. More Info$501Ethics Credit
Legal Ethics: Lawyer and Client Relationship
This CLE presentation addresses the contours of what constitutes the unauthorized practice of law (UPL) starting with an introduction based on an article I had written that chronicled LegalZoom’s travails as it encountered and overcame a series of UPL challenges from various jurisdictions into which it entered during its expansion into a nationwide provider of legal services focused on individuals and small businesses. It then describes and applies through various hypothetical and act... More Info$501Ethics Credit
Ethical Considerations in Matrimonial and Family Law
This fun interactive course will cover various ethical scenarios matrimonial and family court practitioners face with clients, other attorneys and within their own firm, and how to best navigate such issues. Real life examples will be presented, along with solutions and considerations, along with possible outcomes. A mock format will be utilized, with the focus being on the New York Rules of Professional Conduct. This course is designed to provide you with the skills to evaluate and ha... More Info$501Ethics Credit