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Ethics of Pro Bono Representation

Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Venue: Honors Room / Minnesota State Bar Association  Minneapolis, MN United States  Get Directions
Total Price: $15.00

Deadline to Register: March 23, 2015

This presentation will cover the ethical considerations you need to get started on your next, or perhaps first, pro bono case. This CLE will examine everyday issues of ethics and professional responsibility in pro bono and public interest practice.
Within the context of pro bono representation, this program will review issues concerning:

     . The attorney-client relationship
     . Confidentiality, conflicts of interest and privilege
     . Representing clients with diminished capacity
     . Limited scope representation
     . Dealing with other third parties
     . Ethical issues faced by firm and in-house counsel undertaking pro
       bono activities
     . Working competently in new areas of law
     . Unauthorized practice of law (particularly practicing outside one's
       own jurisdiction)

Lunch and registration will begin at 12:00 pm. The program will begin at 12:30 pm. 


Nicholas Slade, Office of Professional Responsibility
Nick Slade is an Assistant Director at the Office of Professional Responsibility investigating and prosecuting ethics complaints against Minnesota Attorneys.

Nick is also a member of the Minnesota Army National Guard and serves as a Judge Advocate. He is currently assigned to the 247th Regional Trial Defense, where he is Defense Counsel providing legal services to Soldiers facing criminal or administrative discipline within the National Guard. He recently spent a year on active duty with the US Army as Trial Counsel for the 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division.

Prior to joining the Office of Professional Responsibility, Nick was a partner in Barry, Slade, Wheaton & Helwig practicing exclusively in the area of consumer rights litigation representing plaintiffs in state and federal court.

CLE Credits:

1.0 Ethics CLE Credits approved | Event Code: 202595 


Section Member:  $0.00
MSBA Member not in the section:  $10.00
Non-Member:  $15.00
Law Student:  $0.00

Remote Participation: 

Teleconferencing and webcasting are available. Please indicate this option when registering. Instructions will be emailed to you the week day prior to the CLE.

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Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy .
Questions? Contact Jennifer Carter | 612-278-6309
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