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Understanding Ethical Issues when Representing Sexual Violence Survivors

Gain an overview of ethical concerns when representing sexual violence survivors in criminal and civil proceeding.

Sexual violence is thought to still be widely underreported because of the stigma associated with these acts. In 2014, The Centers for Disease Control and prevention reported an extensive survey concerning sexual violence, of those surveyed 43.9 percent of all women and 23.4 percent of all men experienced some form of sexual violence's, including being made to penetrate, sexual coercion, unwanted sexual contact and non-contact unwanted sexual experiences. This material will help attorneys and other professionals understand their roles as attorneys and advocates with sexual violence survivors with emphasis on the ethical issues that arise.

Runtime: 93 minutes
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Agenda

Representing Child Sexual Violence Survivors

  • Attorney Child Client Relationship
  • Child Protective Proceedings
  • Civil Actions
  • Boundary Concerns for You

Representing Adult Sexual Violence Survivors

  • Criminal Proceedings Against Assailants
  • Civil Actions
    • Assailants
    • Third Parties
    • Settlements and Verdicts
  • Boundary Concerns for You

Procedural Remedies for Survivors

  • Constitutional Amendment?
  • Can We Learn From the Military's Special Victims Counsel Division?
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Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Ohio, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on April 17, 2019.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

  • AK CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • Alaska attorneys may receive 1.5 hours of continuing legal education, including 1.00 hour 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
     
  • 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 1.0 hour of ethics credit.
     
  • Arizona CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • The Arizona State Bar does not pre-approve or pre-certify MCLE programs. However, records of this program and attendance will be maintained by Lorman Education Services for auditing purposes. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 1.00 hours of professional responsibility.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit, of which includes 1.00 hour of ethics credit.
     
  • CT CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • 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 1.00 hour(s) of ethics credit.
     
  • FL CLE 2.0 including Appellate Practice 2; Civil Trial 2; Criminal Appellate 2; Juvenile Law 2; Criminal Trial 2
     
  • This course has been approved by The Florida Bar for a total of 2.0 hours of CLE credit. The course is approved for the following: Appellate Practice for 2.00 hours, Civil Trial for 2.00 hours, Criminal Appellate for 2.00 hours, Juvenile Law for 2.00 hours, Criminal Trial for 2.00 hours.
     
  • GA CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • This program has been approved by the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency for 1.5 CLE hours, including 1.0 ethics hour.
     
  • HI CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • This program was approved by the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credit hours including 1.00 ethics hour.
     
  • IA CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • Understanding Ethical Issues when Representing Sexual Violence Survivors is accredited under the regulations of the Iowa Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education. It is planned that this program will provide up to a maximum of 1.5 hour(s) including 1.00 ethics hour(s) of unmoderated credit towards the mandatory continuing legal education requirements under the Iowa rule. Please note: you can receive a maximum of 6 hours of unmoderated activities per calendar year.
     
  • IL CLE 1.5 including Legal Ethics 1
     
  • 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 1.00 hour.
     
  • IN CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • This program has been approved by the Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education. Participating attorneys are eligible to receive up to 1.5 hours of Distance Education credit which includes 1.0 hours of ethics.
     
  • ME CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • 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 1.00 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.
     
  • MS CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.5 credit hours, including 1.0 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • MT CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • This program has been approved by the Montana Board of Continuing Legal Education for a total of 1.5 CLE credits, which includes 1.00 hour of ethics credit.
     
  • NC CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • This program has been approved by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE hours, including 1.00 hour of ethics credit.
     
  • ND CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • North Dakota CLE policy does not allow for pre-approval of any self-study courses. This course may qualify for up to 1.5 hours of CLE credit, including 1.00 hour of ethics credit.
     
  • NH MCLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • NH MCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. Lorman Education Services believes this course meets the requirement of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for CLE credit(s). This Program contains 90 minutes of legal ethics credit.
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8 including Ethics 1.2
     
  • 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, 1.2 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professional responsibility.
     
  • NM CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • This program has been approved by the New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of credit, including 1.0 hour of ethics credit.
     
  • NV CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • This program has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE hours, including 1.00 hour of ethics credit.
     
  • NY CLE 1.5 including Ethics and Professionalism 1; Areas of Professional Practice 0.5
     
  • 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 1.00 hour and Areas of Professional Practice for 0.50 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 credit for established attorneys only. Lorman Business Center, Inc. has a financial hardship guideline. Please contact customer service at 1.866.352.9539 for instructions on how to apply.
     
  • OK CLE 2.0 including Ethics 1
     
  • This course has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission of Oklahoma for a maximum of 2.0 hours credit, of which 1.00 hours are credits covering legal ethics.
     
  • PA CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • This Distance Learning program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hour including 1.00 hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.
     
  • RI CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • This program has been approved by the Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 hours of CLE credit, including 1.00 hour of ethics credit.
     
  • TN CLE 1.53 including Dual 1
     
  • This program has been approved as a distance learning format by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.53 hours of credit, including 1.00 hours of dual credit.
     
  • TX MCLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • This program has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 1.5 credit hours, of which 1.00 credit hours will apply to legal ethics/professional responsibility credit. Lorman Education Services is an accredited sponsor, approved by the State Bar of Texas, Committee on MCLE. This program has been approved by the Texas State Bar College for 1.5 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.00 hours will apply to legal ethics/professional responsibility credit.
     
  • UT CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • This program has been approved by the Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE hours, including 1.00 hour of ethics credit.
     
  • VT CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board of Vermont for 1.5 hours of self-study CLE credit, including 1.00 hour of ethics.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit, including 1.00 hour of ethics credit.
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8 including Ethics 1.2
     
  • This program has been approved by the West Virginia State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.8 MCLE hours, including 1.2 hour of ethics credit.
     
  • NALA 1.53 including Ethics 1
     
  • 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: 1.53 hour(s) including 1.00 hour(s) of ethics credit.
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

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

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  • AK CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • Arizona CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • CT CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • GA CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • HI CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • IL CLE 1.5 including Legal Ethics 1
     
  • ME CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • MT CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8 including Ethics 1.2
     
  • NM CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • NV CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • NY CLE 1.5 including Ethics and Professionalism 1
     
  • UT CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • VT CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • WA CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8 including Ethics 1.2
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

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

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  • AK CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • Arizona CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • CT CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • HI CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • MT CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8 including Ethics 1.2
     
  • NM CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • NV CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • NY CLE 1.5 including Ethics and Professionalism 1
     
  • UT CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • VT CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • WA CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8 including Ethics 1.2
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

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

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Susan B. Ramsey

Susan B. Ramsey

Romano Law Group

  • Attorney with the Romano Law Group
  • Actively litigates cases involving sexual violence, other catastrophic injuries and wrongful death on behalf of victims, cases include injuries suffered by victims of professional negligence, product liability and medical negligence
  • Professional experience began as a registered nurse in the intensive care unit
  • Counseled sexual assault survivors
  • Performed seminars for local police departments, universities, and high schools
  • Received numerous awards and is a member of several organizations
  • J.D. degree, CUNY Law School
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Product ID: 405289
Published 2019
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