Virgin Islands CLE - Ethics Credit Courses
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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
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
Social Media and Ethical Issues in Employment Law – Part 2
This CLE presentation will explore how the Rules of Professional Conduct apply to the use of social media in the work environment. The presentation will highlight social media issues such as privacy, investigations into potential hires, misconduct by current employees and the NY pay transparency law. The presentation is intended to be interactive, with hypotheticals and opportunities for discussion throughout the program. More Info$350.75Ethics Credit
Attorney Discipline, the First Amendment and YOU!
Rudolph Giuliani, Kenneth Chesebro, Sidney Powell, L. Lin Wood, Kenneth Kubrowski and a number of other attorneys who sought to overturn the 2020 Presidential Election are now confronted with potential professional discipline for making false out of court statements. Were such statements protected by the First and Fourteenth Amendments? Are there exceptions to the constitutional rights of lawyers to make such statements even if false? What are the implications of such efforts to discip... More Info$751.75Ethics Credits
Legal Ethics and the Mediation Process
The use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), particularly in the area of mediation, has grown dramatically in the past ten years. However, it is a process that many counsel lack familiarity with. Judge Scheinkman will discuss the importance of ethical considerations that relate to settlement negotiations. Given the nature of mediation, it is important that the parties negotiate in an ethical fashion which translates into good faith. While trust of an adversary is a relative concep... More Info$501Ethics Credit
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$751.5Ethics 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$501Ethics Credit