Privilege, Confidentiality and Other Occupational Hazards *** 50% OFF

Legal Area:        Ethics Professional Responsibility ALL
Total Credit Hours:        0.75
Ethics Credit Included:        0.75
Registration Fee:        $18.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        08/31/2019
Information:        ONLY $9 Code: SAVE50

** available at any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through date referenced above **, together with the Austin Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program in the area of legal ethics. This seminar discusses the importance of abiding by the ethical guidelines outlined in the Texas Lawyer's Creed; conversely, this seminar also covers examples and behaviors that would violate these ethical guidelines. This course features streaming video and downloadable MP3 audio presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Austin Bar Association on December 5, 2014. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session. This course is approved for .75 MCLE Legal Ethics credits.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

  1. Why are There Rules?

  2. Rule 1.05 Confidentiality of Information

  3. Top claims against attorneys

  4. Conflicts of Interest

    The speaker for this course is Jonathan E. Smaby, the executive director of the Texas Center for Legal Ethics. Previously, Mr. Smaby practiced in Dallas where he provided representation to clients in a vast array of legal matters, including: business, litigation, employment, real estate and health law. Mr. Smaby is the co-author of the third edition of 'Opening and Managing a Law Practice', which is published by the Texas Center for Legal Ethics, and he previously consulted with lawyers and law firms on law office management. Additionally, he has written many articles about law and politics that have been published in the New York Times, Dallas Morning News, National Law Journal and Texas Lawyer. Mr. Smaby graduated from the University of Minnesota and received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School. He is licensed to practice in both Texas and Minnesota. A more extensive biography for Mr. Smaby may be found at the Texas Center for Legal Ethics' website.


    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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