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Need ethics credits? Here are convenient, quality ethics programs before June 30

Summary

The JUNE 30, 2019, MCLE reporting deadline is almost here. Supreme Court Rule 15.05(e) requires lawyers to complete two hours of education in professionalism, substance abuse and mental health, ethics, or malpractice prevention per year.

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The JUNE 30, 2019, MCLE reporting deadline is almost here. Supreme Court Rule 15.05(e) requires lawyers to complete two hours of education in professionalism, substance abuse and mental health, ethics, or malpractice prevention per year.

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Ethic credits may not be obtained through self-study. Rule15.04.5

MCLE Reporting Page 

The Cyborgs are Coming! The Ethical Concerns with the Latest Technology Disruptions | 2.0 MCLE EthicsJune 19 | 12:00 – 1:40 PM | Rebroadcast

Lots of speakers warn about the run-of-the-mill ethical concerns with technology, but only a select few understand the deep cuts—the cutting-edge concerns that are shifting the practice of law and causing ethical headaches for sophisticated lawyers. Join “the CLE Performer” Stuart Teicher, Esq., as he explains both the expanding ethical pitfalls and the evolving ethical duties that lawyers face when dealing with big data, online scams, Twitter and more.

When Lawyers Tweet: The Ethical Pitfalls of an Online Presence | 1.0 MCLE EthicsJune 12 | 2:30 – 3:20 PM | Rebroadcast

The Rules of Professional Conduct regulate a lot more online activity than most lawyers suspect. In this talk, Erin H. Gerstenzang, EHG Law Firm, examines cautionary tales from attorneys who found themselves in ethically compromising situations—some wittingly, and others who were caught off guard.

Concocted Conflict Concerns with Celebrities | 2.0 MCLE EthicsJune 25 | 2:00 – 3:40 PM | Rebroadcast

Learn about the rules that govern conflicts of interest by evaluating fictional hypothetical situations that could arise between celebrities. Sure, the hypos are silly, but the ethics lessons are real. Join the CLE Performer, Stuart Teicher, Esq. as he explains Rules 1.7, 1.9, and 1.10 in a manner that will keep you awake!

Putting Yourself First: The Basics of Work-Life Balance for Practicing Attorneys | 1.0 MCLE EthicsJune 12 | 12:00 – 12:50 PM | Webinar

The practice of law is demanding. Anne Chambers, LCSW and director of the Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program, will discuss strategies to balance work, social and personal obligations.

Ethics & Civility in the Practice of Law | 2.0 MCLE EthicsJune 24 | 12:00 – 1:40 PM | Rebroadcast

Join our distinguished panel as they discuss timely, tough, and thought-provoking issues of ethics and civility in the practice of law, review pertinent provisions of the Rules of Professional Conduct, and explore ideas for building collegiality in the legal profession. Originally presented on March 21, 2019.

Trust Account Basics - The Self Audit | 2.0 MCLE EthicsJune 25 | 12:00 – 1:40 PM | Webinar

Sam S. Phillips, deputy chief disciplinary counsel, and Kelly Dillon, CFE, investigative examiner in the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel, discuss trust accounting best practices. Participants will be provided with a self-audit for lawyer trust accounting, with guidance for building simple, routine steps to reduce mistakes and OCDC inquiries, and to protect client and attorney funds.

In Search of the Truth: Separating Fact from Fiction in the Rules of Professional Conduct | 1.0 MCLE EthicsJune 26 | 12:00 – 12:50 PM | Webinar

Join Melinda J. Bentley, legal ethics counsel, for this interactive session focused on frequently asked ethics questions and common misconceptions about requirements under the Missouri Rules of Professional Conduct. Attendees will learn ethical practices and how to sort fact from fiction.

The Ethics of Positive Client Relationships | 1.0 MCLE EthicsJune 27 | 12:00 – 12:50 PM | Webinar

Sandra Colhour, assistant legal ethics counsel, focuses on improving your client relationships. Participants will explore areas that frequently result in complaints by clients in the context of the Rules of Professional Conduct, and will consider issues including scope of representation, communication, trust accounts, fees, files, conflicts, and more.

Trust Account Rules & Best Practices | 1.0 MCLE EthicsJune 28 | 12:00 – 12:50 PM | Webinar

Melinda J. Bentley, legal ethics counsel, will provide attendees with a clear understanding of the trust account rules (including recent updates), address how to determine what goes in the trust account, provide an update on recent disciplinary cases, give guidance on how to keep client trust account records, provide resources on how to do a self-audit to check for compliance in your office, how to accept credit cards, how to handle flat fees and more.