Ready or Not, Here They Come: New Rules of Professional Conduct

Presented by David Cameron Carr & San Diego County Law Library

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Course Description

Length: 58min    Published: 12/22/2016    
The State Bar of California's Rules Revision Commission has written a new set of professional rules. If and when approved by the Supreme Court, they will change the way you practice law. Here is a preview of some of more significant changes in the rules regarding such things as conflicts, performance, and fees. Topics covered include:

- The history and purpose of ethical rules governing lawyers in the United States

Public policy concerns

- Efforts to revise the rules

- An overview of proposed rules

- How changes in the rules will affect the way you practice law

Please note: although this course is eligible for credit in a number of states, the content of this course focuses exclusively on California's current and forthcoming rules of professional conduct.

Learning Objectives
* Learn about the history and purpose of ethics rules
* Understand the changes to the ethics rules in California
* Explore how changes to California's ethics rules will affect your practice

Speaker Q&A

Presented By:

David Cameron Carr

San Diego, California

San Diego County Law Library

San Diego, California

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"Excellent review of the history of ethics rules and likely California changes."

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"The presenter was very good. He was a good speaker and the content was informative, including starting with the history and moving to the current status of the rule changes."

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