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You're devoted to your clients and to upholding the law. But legal practice is never static, and the changes constantly create new ethical challenges and traps for the unwary. Are you unwittingly jeopardizing your clients' welfare and possibly your license? Do you have all the latest information you need to protect confidentiality, guard against conflicts of interest, and prevent malpractice? This fast-paced guide offers legal ethics tactics that will help you maintain your impeccable professional reputation. Find out where the areas of most contention lie and avoid missteps that lead to legal and financial exposure. Order today!
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This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course may receive up to 3.0 hours of self-study CLE credit including 3.0 ethics hours under M. Bar R. 12. No more than 5.5 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
DENNIS P. COFFEY is a member of Mawicke & Goisman, S.C., where he concentrates his practice in the defense of criminal action, as well as complex civil actions, in state and federal trial and appellate courts. He has been named as one of Milwaukee's outstanding criminal defense attorneys by Milwaukee Magazine, based upon surveys of local lawyers and judges. Mr. Coffey has represented corporate entities, executives, and individuals in a broad range of matters, including healthcare fraud, securities, forfeiture, licensing, and environmental matters. He has tried in excess of 300 jury trials during his career. Mr. Coffey has spoken on a variety of criminal law related subjects at conferences and seminars. He is a past president of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers and a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Coffey is a member of the Criminal Justice Section of the American Bar Association. He previously served on, and was chairperson of, the section's Ad Hoc Committee on Ethics and Discipline. Mr. Coffey earned his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
STEVEN R. SORENSON is a shareholder with the law firm of von Briesen & Roper, s.c. He is a member of the American Bar Association Law Foundation, chairs the District Three Wisconsin Office of Lawyer Regulation Committee, and serves on the Ethics Committee of the American Bar Association‘s Legal Education Committee. In the past, Mr. Sorenson has served in many capacities with the State Bar of Wisconsin; he chaired several of the state bar standing committees, served as secretary from 1994 to 1996, and most notably, served as president from 1997 to 1998. He is a former member of the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association, former president of both the National Conference of Bar Presidents and the Wisconsin Law Foundation Fellows, and a current member of the foundation‘s Board of Trustees. Mr. Sorenson presents lectures throughout the state of Wisconsin on various topics, ranging from real estate law to professional ethics. He earned his undergraduate degree from Luther College and his J.D. degree from Marquette University. During that time, he also attended American University in Washington, D.C. to study national public policy.