Ethical Considerations During Pandemic Times

Event Description


The COVID-19 pandemic has raised many new challenges for attorneys. Senior Assistant Director Karin Ciano and Assistant Director Pa Nhia Vang from the Minnesota Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility will address various topics including maintaining remote communication with clients, preserving confidentiality in a home office, developing tech competence for virtual hearings and depositions, supervising remote employees, ensuring matters are diligently pursued, and supporting the wellbeing of attorneys and staff in these difficult times.

This CLE will focus on these topics to aid practitioners in effectively operating to meet ethical obligations and in representing clients’ interests.


Karin Ciano | Senior Assistant Director, Minnesota Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility
Pa Nhia Vang | Assistant Director, Minnesota Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility

CLE Credits:

1.0 Ethics CLE Credits | Event Code: 425445


Civil Litigation Section Members: Free*
MSBA Member not in the Civil Litigation Section: $15
Non-MSBA Member: $25
Law Student: FREE

*Join the Civil Litigation Section: Not a Section Member? Sign up now and receive multiple free CLEs!

Deadline to register: December 5th. To register after that time, email the program manager.

Remote Participation: Remote instructions will be emailed to you the day prior to the event.

Payments: Due to the pandemic, accounting staff have limited access to the office making the processing of checks difficult. We request that you register online or over the phone by credit card whenever possible. If you need assistance, please contact the program manager.  If you must pay by check, please use this registration form.

Cancellations: Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy .

Accommodations: The MSBA is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify the program manager.  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.

Program Manager:
Kara Haro


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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

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