Privilege, Confidentiality and Other Occupational Hazards *** 50% OFF - LAST CHANCED

Legal Area:        Ethics Professional Responsibility ALL
Total Credit Hours:        0.75
Ethics Credit Included:        0.75
Registration Fee:        $16.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        08/31/2019
Information:        ONLY $8 Code: SAVE50

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This CLE program reviews the importance of abiding by the ethical guidelines outlined in the Texas Lawyer's Creed, as well as conversely reviewing examples and behaviors that would violate these ethical guidelines. This course features streaming video and downloadable MP3 audio presentations from a live CLE seminar by the Austin Bar Association on December 5, 2014.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • Why are There Rules?

  • Rule 1.05 Confidentiality of Information

  • Top Claims Against Attorneys

  • Conflicts of Interest

Speaker: 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. More information may be found at the Texas Center for Legal Ethics' website.


This course is approved for credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238) and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648). In addition, regular CLE credits for this course may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA. Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation information.

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