Legal ethics has been a hotly debated topic in the legal community over the last several years, and with good reason. Our profession is rapidly changing. With the rule of law tied to upholding a high standard of professional conduct, lawyers everywhere are seeking to understand what role ethics will play in our future practice of law.
That’s why the Law Bulletin is hosting an ethics seminar this June to keep this conversation going.
Ethics 2016 will address a number of hot button ethical questions and concerns facing our constantly evolving profession. This program will touch on legal ethics and technology, the future of legal outsourcing, reporting attorney misconduct, and more.
The agenda is filled with speakers from throughout the Midwest, including:
- Steven M. Puiszis, Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
- Scott Renfroe, Chief of Supreme Court Practice, Illinois ARDC
- Alice M. Sherren, Claim Attorney, Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company
- Jeremy N. Boeder, Director, Tribler Orpett & Meyer PC
- Jerome E. Larkin, Administrator
- Stephanie L. Stewart, Principal, Meyer Law Group LLC
- James J. Grogan, Deputy Administrator & Chief Counsel, Illinois ARDC
- Alan I. Becker, Firm Managing Partner, Litchfield Cavo LLP
- Daniel F. Konicek, Partner, Konicek & Dillon PC
- Melissa A. Smart, Litigation Group Manager
- George W. Spellmire, Principal, Spellmire Law Firm LLC
- Mark Hansen, Shareholder, Heyl Royster Voelker & Allen PC
- Stuart P. Krauskopf, Principal, Krauskopf Kauffman
- Wendy J. Muchman, Chief of Litigation & Professional Education, Illinois ARDC
- Hon. Thomas More Donnelly, Associate Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County
The ethics seminar will take place on June 7, 2016 at the Lucerne Ballroom in the Swissotel. The program will be divided up into two sessions, one in the morning from 8:30am-12pm and one in the afternoon from 1:30pm-5pm.
Attendees of this conference are eligible to receive a total of 6 hours of professional responsibility CLE credit in Illinois, but only if they attend both sessions. If they attend one session, they will receive 3 hours of professional responsibility CLE credit in Illinois.
Registration is still open for this event, but don’t delay. You won’t want to miss it.