Ethics: Staying Out of Hot Water

        
  
     
Legal Area:        Ethics Professional Responsibility
Total Credit Hours:        3.00
Ethics Credit Included:        3.00
Registration Fee:        $75.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        11/30/2018
Information:        
  

** available any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through end date above **


CLEonline.com, together with the Tarrant County Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program in the subject area of legal ethics. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Tarrant County Bar Association on September 29, 2017. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session.



Some of the subjects for this course include:


    • Grievances: The Process, Common Rules Violated, and What To Do When Grieved

      Tonya Harlan, Regional Counsel, State Bar of Texas

    • Advertising Rules: My Experience and What I Have Learned

      Bryan Wilson, The Texas Law Hawk

    • Top 10 Ways To Avoid Malpractice Claims

      Kelli Hinson and Michael Sutherland, Carington Coleman

    • Ethics In Litigation Finance

      Joseph D. Cheavens and Emily Slator, Burford Capital




    The speakers for this course are:

    Tonya Harlan, Regional Counsel, State Bar of Texas
    Tonya graduated from the Baylor University Hankamer School of Business with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and earned her Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the Baylor University School of Law. She served as Assistant District Attorney in the Economics Crimes Unit with the Tarrant County District Attorney's Office. She prosecuted financial crimes including mortgage fraud, elder fraud, employee theft, identity theft, and insurance fraud. Additional information about Tonya Harlan may be found on her LinkedIn page.


    Bryan Wilson, The Texas Law Hawk
    Bryan he graduated with a BBA in Finance at Texas A&M University and he earned his law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law, summa cum laude. Fort Worth, Texas Magazine selected Bryan as a 2015 Top Attorney of Tarrant County in Criminal Law with under five years of practice; he also received the same award in 2014. In January of 2016, Above the Law honored Bryan Wilson with the 2015 Lawyer of the Year award for showing “the world that yes, lawyers can have a sense of humor.” Bryan has interviewed with or been featured in many publications including CNN, Texas Monthly, ABC News, Dallas Morning News, Huffington Post, Fox News, etc. An extensive biography for Bryan Wilson may be found on his firm's website.


    Kelli Hinson, Carington Coleman
    Kelli graduated from McMurry University B.B.A., summa cum laude, and earned her J.D. from Southern Methodist University, magna cum laude, in 1995. Honors and Distinctions include: D Magazine Best Lawyers in Dallas, 2014-2017, Professional Liability Litigation; Named to the Texas Super Lawyers list, as published in Texas Monthly magazine, 2012-2017; and Named to Texas Rising Stars list, as published in Texas Monthly magazine, 2005-2011. An extensive biography for Kelli Hinson may be found on her firm's website.


    Michael Sutherland, Carington Coleman
    Michael graduated from Abilene Christian University, B.A., summa cum laude, and earned his J.D. from the University of Texas in 1981. Honors and Distinctions include: Best Lawyers in America, 2016–2018, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; D Magazine Best Lawyers in Dallas, 2015–2017, Bankruptcy and Workout; Chambers USA‘s America’s Leading Lawyers for Business from 2004 to the present; and Texas Super Lawyers, in Bankruptcy and Workout, from 2004 to the present, as published in Texas Monthly.  An extensive biography for Michael Sutherland may be found on his firm's website.


    Joseph D. Cheavens, Senior Adviser, Burford Capital
    Mr. Cheavens is a graduate of the Harvard Law School and Baylor University. Prior to joining Burford, Joseph Cheavens was the firm wide Chair of the Litigation Department at Baker Botts LLP and General Counsel of the firm, where he was a partner for more than thirty years and served as a member of the Executive Committee. More information about Joseph D. Cheavens may be found on his firm's website.


    Emily Slator, Managing Director, Burford Capital
    Emily Ms. Slater graduated from New York University School of Law. Prior to joining Burford, Ms. Slater was a litigator at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, where she specialized in complex securities and other bet-the-company litigation and regulatory investigations involving billions in damages. Ms. Slater regularly represented financial institutions and public companies before the SEC and DOJ. More information about Emily Slator may be found on her firm's website.




    ACCREDITATION INFORMATION


    This course is approved for credit by the MCLE Committees of the STATE BAR OF TEXAS and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648).
    These are not self-study credits, but rather 'participatory' credits as you would receive for attending a traditional, live CLE seminar.


    In addition, regular CLE credits for this seminar may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA, or as an "Approved Jurisdiction", such as TENNESSEE. * Please check with the Tennessee State Bar for accreditation information. *


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