In this off-beat "awards" program, Sean Carter examines attorney misbehavior in light of obligations to behave professionally and civilly. Using the New York Rules of Professional Conduct and Standards of Civility as guides for appropriate behavior, he will explain where these lawyers went wrong, provide tips to help you avoid these, and announce the winners in the following categories:
Most Over-Animated Courtroom Outburst (Breaches of courtroom decorum)
The Pit Bull Award (Vexatious conduct)
Worst Legal Strategy (Dubious litigation tactics)
Miss/Mister Uncongeniality (Acts of rudeness and disrespect)
The Archie Bunker Award (Exhibiting racial, gender and other biases)
Critic's Choice Award (Improper criticism of judges)
Worst Temper in a Non-Legal etting (Acts of violence outside the practice of law)
Most Impaired in a Legal Setting (Using intoxicating substances in the practice of law)
Most Impaired in a Non-legal Setting (Substance abuse outside the practice of law)
October 01, 2015
Monroe County Bar Center for Education
Ethics Credits: 2.00
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Full Price: $120.00