Holiday Inn Portland-By The Bay
88 Spring Street
Portland, ME 04101
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Attorney Requirements and Responsibilities Under the New Legal Ethics Technology Competence Duty
Technology competence is no longer optional. To avoid legal sanctions, attorneys now have an additional requirement to understand all levels of technology that they interact with on a daily basis - emails, attachments, screenshots or images, text messages, data security, cloud computing, and their online presence. Be prepared to not only protect yourself, but also your clients and their use of technology. Join our faculty as they guide you through the latest in technology efficiencies, responsibilities, and competence. Register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level legal course is designed to help attorneys uphold the highest ethical standards of the profession.
including - Ethics: 3.00
This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course shall receive 3.0 hours of CLE credit including 3.0 ethics hours.
JAMES M. BOWIE is the managing partner with the law firm of Thompson Bowie & Hatch LLC, in Portland. Mr. Bowie’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, insurance counseling services and professional liability. His exceptional reputation in the legal community is built, in part, on his successful involvement in cases which have helped shape Maine law. Not only is he a veteran of countless jury trials in both state and federal court, as well as non-jury trials, arbitrations, mediations and administrative hearings, but he has also been counsel of record in more than 80 matters before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. Mr. Bowie is an active arbitrator and mediator, participating in the panels for the Maine’s Rule 16B mandatory ADR program, as well as a substantial private arbitration and mediation practice. He is a frequent lecturer on subjects of trial practice, alternative dispute resolution, insurance law, and risk management for professionals. Mr. Bowie received his B.A. degree from Bowdoin College and his J.D. degree from the University of Maine School of Law. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Maine State Bar Association, the Cumberland County Bar Association, the Maine Trial Lawyers Association, the Defense Research Institute, the Tri-State Defense Lawyers Association, the Center for Professional Responsibility, the Mediation Arbitration and Early Neutral Evaluation panels maintained by CADRES for the Maine Superior Court, the Professional Ethics Commission of the Board of Overseers of the Bar, and the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.
JAMES B. HADDOW is a partner with the Portland law firm of Petruccelli, Martin & Haddow, LLP, where he advises lawyer clients on matters of professional responsibility and professional discipline. Mr. Haddow often speaks and writes about topics on legal ethics and professional malpractice. He serves as treasurer on the Board of Governors of the Maine State Bar Association and is also a member of the Cumberland County and American bar associations, as well as the Maine Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Haddow has been engaged in the practice of law in Maine since 1986. He earned his B.A. degree in philosophy from Colby College and his J.D. degree from the University of Maine.
KELLY M. HOFFMAN is a full equity partner at the ALFA law firm of Norman, Hanson & DeTroy, LLC, where her practice focuses on litigation, including insurance defense and subrogation, employment and discrimination matters, and professional liability defense. She frequently acts as a continuing legal education presenter on both a national and state level, lecturing on evidentiary issues and challenges facing lawyers; employment law concerns of individuals, business, and counsel; and ethical dilemmas presenting professionals. Prior to joining Norman, Hanson & DeTroy, LLC, Ms. Hoffman was an associate at the law firm of Hausmaninger Kletter in Vienna, Austria. She is authorized to practice in both Maine and New York. Ms. Hoffman earned her B.A. degree from Johns Hopkins University; her M.A. degree, summa cum laude, from Seton Hall University; and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Maine School of Law.
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