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Introductory Lessons On Ethics And Civility (2015)

Introductory Lessons On Ethics And Civility (2015)


4.0 MCLE Credits in Ethics

A sound ethical compass and a civil and professional demeanor are the hallmarks of successful and respected attorneys in all areas of practice. This program will provide attendees with an update on developments in the law in the area of attorney ethics, including the most recent case law. The rules of civility will be discussed, with emphasis on practical pointers for dealing with the uncivil adversary and civility issues within the law firm. The program concludes with a discussion of real life hypotheticals by a panel of distinguished practitioners and jurists which is certain to benefit attorneys in all substantive areas of practice.



Program Topics

I. What’s New for 2015 on Ethics?

II. Civility in Everyday Lawyering: What Are the Basic Lessons to be Learned?

            – The Civility Rules

            – The Uncivil Adversary

            – Civility vs. Aggressiveness

            – Law Firm Civility Issues

III. Colloquium on Ethics and Civility

            – Hypothetical Fact Patterns to Address Everyday Civility and Ethical Issues

Program Faculty

Vincent J. Syracuse (Chair) 
Partner, Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP

Hon. Bernard J. Fried
JAMS (Former Justice, New York County Supreme Court, Commercial Division)

Hon. Tanya R. Kennedy
New York County Supreme Court
New York, NY

Danielle C. Lesser
Partner, Morrison Cohen LLP
New York, NY

Hal R. Lieberman
Partner, Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady LLP
New York, NY

Victor J. Rocco
Partner, Herrick, Feinstein LLP
New York, NY

Jamie B.W. Stecher
Partner, Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP
New York, NY

Mark C. Zauderer
Partner, Flemming Zulack Williamson Zauderer LLP
New York, NY


Total Credits: 4.00 | Ethics: 4.00

Non-Member Price: $235.00
Published Date:
  • May 1, 2015
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VDW84
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 4.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 4.0