News from NKU…
For immediate release…
Thursday – Oct. 4, 2012
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. – The Northern Kentucky University Chase College of Law and its Northern Kentucky Law Review will sponsor a free public symposium on the “Legal Ethics for the Transactional Lawyer” on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in the NKU James C. and Rachel M. Student Union Ballroom.
The symposium is open to the public and will focus on legal ethics for the transactional attorney and will examine the American Bar Association’s proposed changes to the Model Rules of Professional Responsibility. These proposed changes attempt to address challenges associated with the outgrowth of technology and with a more globalized lawyer pool.
The event will feature a panel of distinguished speakers including:
The speakers will present papers and topics on the overall impact of the 20/20 commission, ethical dilemmas associated with social media, changes to the conflict of interest rules, the impact of the “Certainty Imperative” on attorney conduct and the increase in judicial recognition of transactional legal ethics.
The event is free and open to the public. Attendees will receive 3.0 ethics hours in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana (approval pending). Registration and continental breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m. Presentations begin at 9 a.m. For more information and to register to attend email email@example.com.
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