Press Alt+1 for screen-reader mode, Alt+0 to cancelAccessibility Screen-Reader Guide, Feedback, and Issue Reporting

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

Presented by David Cameron Carr & San Diego County Law Library

(6,330 Ratings)

Watch This Course for Free!

New LexVid members can watch their 1st course for free. No credit card needed, just create an account and you'll receive your certificate immediately after watching your free course.

Already a member? Sign in
Video Player is loading.
Loaded: 0%
Current Time 0:00
Reverse 15 SecondsForward 30 SecondsFull Screen

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
Read the course transcript.

Speaker Q&A

Get the Questions Started!

No questions have been submitted yet. Be the first person to ask a question.

Presented By:

David Cameron Carr

San Diego, California

(619) 239-8131

San Diego County Law Library

San Diego, California


Featured Reviews

"This is the BEST lexVid course I've listened to. It was really educational. Thank you!"

   Deanna S

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

   Paul S

"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."

   Audrey S

"Good presenter- the content was useful and clearly articulated."

   Amanda R