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Lexington Ethics Seminar
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Sponsored by the Nebraska State Bar Association and Dawson County Bar Association.

4/15/2016
When: Friday, April 15, 2016
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Central Community College
1501 Plum Creek Parkway
Lexington, Nebraska  68820
United States

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MCLE Accreditation
Nebraska - 4.0 Ethics Hours

The Speaker: Mr. Mark Weber, Counsel for Discipline, the Nebraska Supreme Court

The Program: The function, operations, and tips on responding to the Nebraska Supreme Court’s Office of the Counsel for Discipline and tips on avoiding grievances and complaints.

 


  1. Introduction of Mark Weber. Review of Mark Weber’s first year experiences. Identification of the most frequently encountered ethical complaints and problems. Overview of how to avoid and respond to common ethical grievances and complaints. Review of Mark’s Ten Commandments
  2. Case study number one. Commandments I. Do Not Lie, IV. Pick Up After Yourself (Be organized), VI. Play Nice With Each Other and the Counsel for Discipline, and VII. Communicate – Answer Your Phone and Return Calls.
  3. Case study number two. Commandments I. Do Not Lie and II. Do Not Cheat.
  4. Case study number three. Commandment III. Do Not Steal. Take your duties concerning trust accounts seriously; know all the rules on trust accounts and follow them.
  5. Case study number four. Commandments VII. Communicate and VIII. Be Diligent. If you did not do your best job, admit it, recognize the damage done, apologize, and make amends including cleaning up your act.

You are welcome to bring your own lunch. Beverages for lunch and snacks for breaks will be provided. The cost of the Seminar is a freewill contribution at the door, which will be used to defray the cost of refreshments and the application fee charged by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission.


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