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  • May 17
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Ethical Considerations When Representing Government Employees

May 17

Gain an overview of common ethical pitfalls made by public officials and public employees that can lead to violations and consequences.

Do you or your government clients take guilty pleasure in watching the ethical missteps of government employees play out in the news media? Would you like to make sure that your clients are not the unfortunate targets of such media attention? If so, this topic is for you. This material will give you an overview of common ethical pitfalls made by public officials and public employees that can lead to embarrassment, unemployment, or a criminal investigation. This information will discuss various ethical laws, rules, and regulations. We will look at these issues from the perspective of the public employee, the government lawyer, and outside counsel and the different challenges that may arise as a result of holding those differing perspectives. The material will review various case studies and examples of ethical violations and their consequences. Learn how easy it can be to find your clients in the headlines and numerous ways to help them avoid this unenviable fate.

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Agenda

Conflicts of Interest
  • Prohibitions
  • Remedies to Disqualification
  • Impartiality
Outside Activities
  • Speaking or Writing Fees
  • Political Appointees
  • Fundraising
Gifts
  • Outside Gifts
  • Internal Gifts
  • Exceptions
Post-Employment Restrictions
  • Representation Prohibitions
  • Outside Counsel Restrictions
  • Time Restrictions
Considerations for Outside Counsel
  • Who Is the Client?
  • Privileged Communications
  • Joint Representation
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Over 34 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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  • AK CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • Alaska attorneys may receive 1.5 hours of continuing legal education, including 1.50 hours of ethics credit for completing this program. Please contact the Alaska Bar Association or go to www.alaskabar.org for details regarding reciprocity with other states.
     
  • AL CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Alabama State Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for a maximum of 1.5 hours' credit, including 1.5 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • AR CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board, including 1.50 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • Arizona CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 1.50 hours of professional responsibility.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit, of which includes 1.50 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • CT CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. This course has been approved for CLE credit in jurisdictions aside from CT and therefore it automatically meets the content and delivery requirements in Connecticut. Credit is based on a 60 minute credit hour and shall be awarded as follows: 1.5 CLE credit(s) including 1.50 hour(s) of ethics credit.
     
  • HI CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • This program was approved by the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credit hours including 1.50 ethics credit hours.
     
  • IL CLE 1.5 including Legal Ethics 1.5
     
  • This course was approved for a total of 1.5 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board. The Illinois Commission on Professionalism has also approved this course for the following credit: Legal Ethics for 1.50 hours.
     
  • ME CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course shall receive 1.5 hours of CLE credit including 1.50 ethics hours under M. Bar R. 12.
     
  • MN CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of credit, including 1.50 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • MO CLE 1.8 including Ethics 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the Missouri Bar for 1.8 hours of CLE, including 1.8 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • MS CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.5 credit hours, including 1.5 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • ND CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • This program has been reviewed by the North Dakota Commission for Continuing Legal Education and approved for 1.5 hours of CLE credit, including 1.50 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • NH MCLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc., is approved as an annual NHMCLE sponsor. This program has been approved by the New Hampshire Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of CLE credit, of which includes 1.50 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8 including Ethics 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.8 hours of total CLE credit. Of these, 1.8 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professional responsibility.
     
  • NM CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of credit, including 1.5 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • NV CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE hours, including 1.50 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • NY CLE 1.5 including Ethics and Professionalism 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York Continuing Legal Education Board for up to a maximum of 1.5 credit hours in the area(s) of Ethics and Professionalism for 1.50 hours. Each hour may be counted only as satisfying one category of credit. Duplicate credit for the same hour of instruction is not permitted. This course qualifies for both established and newly admitted attorneys. Lorman Business Center, LLC. has a financial hardship guideline. Please contact customer service at 1.866.352.9539 for instructions on how to apply.
     
  • PA CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • This Distance Learning program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours including 1.50 hours of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.
     
  • RI CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 hours of CLE credit, including 1.50 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • TN CLE 1.5 including Dual 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved as a distance learning format by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.5 hours of credit, including 1.50 hours of dual credit.
     
  • UT CLE 1.5 including Ethics 0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE hours, including 0.00 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • VT CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board of Vermont for 1.5 hours of CLE credit, including 1.50 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of credit, including 1.50 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • WI CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 hours for use toward the Wisconsin Mandatory CLE requirement, including 1.50 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8 including Ethics 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the West Virginia State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.8 MCLE hours, including 1.8 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • NALA 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • This program is applicable for continuing legal assistant education credit. Please check with your accrediting board to see if this course will qualify towards your recertification requirements. Program Length: 1.5 hour(s) including 1.50 hour(s) of ethics credit.
     

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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This live webinar is primarily designed for attorneys. Other legal professionals may also benefit from attending.

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Over 34 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Cheyne R. Scott

Cheyne R. Scott

Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo, PC

  • Partner. Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo, PC
  • Civil litigation attorney focusing her practice on governmental entity representation, labor and employment law, and represents individuals, municipalities, counties, authorities, and school boards in various litigation and compliance matters
  • Conducts anti-harassment, discrimination, and anti-bias trainings for public and private entities; also conducts harassment and discrimination investigations for public and private entities
  • Conducts regular seminars concerning labor and employment law, including but limited to Title VII, the Civil Rights Act, Whistle-blower Act, Equal Pay Act, and restrictive covenants
  • Has also conducted seminars and written about the impact of unconscious bias in the workplace; her article “The Evolution of Diversity Training and Impact of Unconscious Bias on the Legal Profession” was published in the August 2018 issue of the New Jersey Lawyer Magazine; regularly conducts seminars regarding mindfulness and well-being in the legal profession; her article “Mindfulness: A Simpler Way to Alleviate Attorney Stress” was published in the July/August 2017 issue of the American Bar Association GPSOLO Magazine, a National publication
  • Active member of the New Jersey State Bar, serving as a member of the Executive Committee of the Labor and Employment Section, as well as the Diversity Committee; member of the Garden State Bar Association and serves as co-chair of its Labor and Employment Committee; member of the Reitman Employment Law Inn of Court, the first American Inn of Court devoted exclusively to Labor and Employment Law advocacy; and also a member of Delta Sigma Theta, Sorority, Inc., a service organization
  • Licensed in New Jersey and Michigan
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, Thomas M. Cooley Law School; B.A. degree in political science, Michigan State University
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
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Product ID: 406890
Published 2021
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