December 7, 2020
New Jersey Association for Justice
Ethics was presented virtually on Monday, December 7, 2020 during the Meadowlands Seminar 2020: A Digital Experience.
This Self-Paced program features:
Avoiding Ethical Lapses
In this session, you will learn how to avoid ethical issues, including how to handle an ethics complaint and how to prepare for a random audit. This session will cover the essentials to keep you and your practice in compliance with the Rules of Professional Conduct.
How to Avoid an Ethics Complaint and Introduction to Audits
Isabel McGinty, Esq., Office of Attorney Ethics - Trenton, NJ
Preparing for an Audit
Robert D. Gelman, CPA, T.A.M.E. Software & Consulting - Livingston, NJ
The Ethics of Getting Paid
This panel will focus on the ethical issues involving getting paid, including rule changes relating to firm names and trade names, the requirements for retainer agreements, arbitration agreements with your clients, paying referral fees, and fee arbitrations with your clients. The session will also address ethical issues affecting communicating with unrepresented persons and avoiding the dreaded conflict of interest.
Ana Rita Ferreira, Esq. - Roseland, NJ
Victoria A. Schall, Esq. - Cherry Hill, NJ
Trade Name Rule Changes and Name Changes
Marissa Baker Trofimov, Esq. - Flemington, NJ
Avoiding Conflicts, Speaking with Unrepresented Parties
Erik Yngstrom, Esq. - Freehold, NJ
COVID-19, Pandemics, Social Distancing, and Attorney Ethics
Although the world is changing and lawyers are changing with it, the Rules of Ethics remain the same. Examining how the Rules of Ethics continue to apply to the practice of law in a post-pandemic world.
Ethics and the Practice of Law in a Post-Pandemic World
Alaina A. Gregorio, Esq. - Philadelphia, PA
Ethics of Zoom Depositions
Joseph J. Mandia, Esq. - New York, NY
Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.
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How to Attend
Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.
You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.