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Prof. Responsibility (Ethics)/Professionalism/Substance Abuse
Essential Ethics Topics: 3.3-Hour Edition 3.25 North Carolina Ethics Credits

This 3.3-hour course by Patrick M. Connors, Esquire, combines two April 10, 2017 talks to provide 200 minutes of ethics programming. You will earn CLE credit by completing EITHER the individual programs listed below OR this compilation. However, most states will not grant CLE credit for BOTH the individual programs and this compilation.

Mr. Connors is a Professor at Albany Law School where he teaches, inter alia, Legal Ethics. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association's Committee on Professional Ethics and a highly-respected speaker, author, frequent expert witness, and consultant on attorney ethics and legal malpractice.

Course # 1: Hot Ethics Topics gives a useful 2.1-hour explanation of three essential areas of legal ethics: competence, confidentiality, and conflicts. Included are valuable tips of what to do, what not to do, and much more.

Major topics include:
Competence (ABA Model Rule ["MR"] 1.1)

California Bar Formal Opinion 2015-193

Confidentiality of Information

New York State Bar Opinions 1053 (2015) and 1084 (2016)
Ambac Assurance Corp v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc.

Conflict of Interest: Current Clients (ABA MR 1.8)

Course # 2: Ethics Rules Regarding Misconduct, 1.25-hours, explains the ethics rules governing misconduct by lawyers and how to be compliant. Included are examples of matters involving some well-known attorneys.

Major topics include:
Misconduct (ABA Model Rule ["MR"] 8.4)
MR 8.4(a)(1): "Attempt To Violate the Rules Of Professional Conduct"
"The ABA Overrules The First Amendment"
New York State Bar Assoc. Committee On Professional Ethics Opinion 111 (1/7/17)
Matters Involving Notorieties

Kellyanne Conway Complaint (2/20/17)
In the Matter of Richard M. Nixon
Neal v. Clinton

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BOOKS FOR LAWYERS: Over 100 useful books on important legal issues facing attorneys are now available for immediate download at www.NLFforms.com. (Reading books without also listening to or viewing a recorded seminar earns NO CLE credits.)

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AK 3.25 Ethics Credits
AZ 3.25 Ethics Credits
CA 3.25 Ethics Credits
CO Component Parts Approved For Total 4 Ethics + 1 General Credits, Expires 2019-12-31
CT 3.3 Ethics Credits
DE Component Parts Approved For 3.3 TOTAL Enhanced Ethics Credits, (Course #'s NLF04102017ETHIC1 + NLF04102017ETHIC3), Expires 2019-04-09
FL Component Parts Approved For 4 TOTAL Ethics Credits, (Course #'s 1703204N + 1703205N), Expires 2018-11-22
GA 3 Ethics Credits, Expires 2020-12-31
IL 3.25 Professional Responsibillity Credits
IN 3.3 Ethics Credits, Expires 2020-05-21
KY Component Parts Approved For 3.25 TOTAL Ethics Credits, Expires 2018-06-30
LA Not Preapproved For Louisiana CLE
ME Not Preapproved For Maine CLE
MO 4 General Credits
MT 3.25 Ethics Credits
NV 3 Ethics Credits, Course #27611, Expires 2020-12-31
NJ 4 Ethics Credits
NM 3.3 EP Credits, Recorded 4/10/17
NY 4 Ethics Credits For "Experienced" Attorneys ONLY (attorneys seeking NY credit must ALWAYS place their orders from the New York page)
NC 3.25 Ethics Credits, Expires 2020-12-31
OH 3.25 Professional Conduct Credits, Expires 2019-12-31
OR Component Parts Approved For 3.25 TOTAL Ethics Credits
PA 3 Ethics Credits
TN 3.33 Dual Credits, Expires 2020-04-30
TX 3.25 Ethics Credits, Expires 2020-04-30
UT Component Parts Approved For 3 TOTAL Ethics Credits, Expires 2017-12-31
VT 3.3 Ethics Credits, Expires 2019-04-09
VA Component Parts Approved For 3.5 TOTAL Ethics Credits, Expires 2017-10-31
WA 3.25 Ethics Credits, Activity ID #1037180
WV 4 Ethics Credits

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