Date: November 15, 2022

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM ET

Location: Webinar

Speaker(s) name & organization: Please see below.

Date: November 15, 2022
Time: 12:00 PM  to  1:30 PM

This CLE offers 1.5 Ethics/Professionalism credits and addresses ethical issues attorneys may face when representing a nonprofit organization on a pro bono basis or when serving on a nonprofit board.

Topics will include

  • The ethical duty of attorneys to offer pro bono services, and the ability of attorneys to obtain New York CLE credit for pro bono work
  • The structure of a nonprofit organization and advising the nonprofit client
  • The ethical rules regarding limited scope pro bono representation and permissive and mandatory withdrawal
  • Ethical issues that may emerge when serving a dual role as a board member and attorney for a nonprofit, including conflicts of interest, maintenance of the attorney-client privilege, and professional judgment concerns

This course is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

Speakers

Maurice Segall, Esq., New York and Fairfield County, CT Program Director, Pro Bono Partnership
Judy Siegel, Esq., Senior Staff Attorney, Pro Bono Partnership

Price

  • Westchester County Bar Association Members: $20
  • Non-members: $25

Registration

Learn more and register through Westchester County Bar Association by clicking here or https://www.wcbany.org/?pg=events&evAction=showDetail&eid=254632&evSubAction=listAll. If you have any registration or webinar questions, please contact Melanie Zamenhof, Esq., Program Coordinator, Westchester County Bar Association, at (914) 761-3707 x40 or melanie@wcbany.org.

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