NYC Bar Seminar To Examine Legal Ethics Issues

Saturday, December 1, 2007 - 00:00

The New York City Bar Association is offering a CLE seminar titled Legal Ethics: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You.

The program will take place on Wednesday, December 19 from 9 a.m. to noon at the House of the Association, 32 West 44th Street, New York City.

The featured speaker will be Stephen Gillers, professor of law, New York University School of Law. Among the topics he will address are: The State Bar's proposals to amend the New York Code and change its format; lessons from the Arthur Andersen, Martha Stewart, and Frank Quattrone prosecutions and the investigation of the Valerie Plame Leak; in-house lawyers wearing two (or more) hats: risks to privilege; professional relationships; metadata; the rules on paying expert and lay witnesses; the New York twist on confidentiality; how to write a consent to future conflicts that will stand up if challenged; what the "Hot Potato" rule says and doesn't say; understanding positional conflicts; seven important conflict of interest rules; the no-contact rule in New York, and multijurisdictional practice.

For information on registration fees and available CLE credits, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metro- corpcounsel.com.

For reservations, call (212) 382-6663 or visit www.nycbar.org.