Ethics in South Sioux City
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When: Tuesday, July 25, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM CT
Where: Kahill’s Steak-Fish & Chophouse
385 E. 4th St.
South Sioux City, Nebraska 
United States

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MCLE Accreditation
*Nebraska MCLE #143534. Iowa MCLE #265741. 2 CLE ethics hours. (Regular/Live credit)
*Nebraska MCLE #143532. Iowa MCLE #265742. 2 CLE ethics hours. (Distance learning credit)
**Webinars are conducted via the GoToMeeting platform. 

Registration Fees
$30 Live Seminar Attendees (covers cost of lunch)
FREE - Webcast Attendees

Lunch Options (Live Seminar Attendees)
Cranberry Pecan Spinach Salad with Grilled Chicken
BBQ Brisket Burger with Fries
Grilled Herb Salmon and Vegetables with Caesar Salad

12:15 pm    Legal Profession Under Stress: Strategies for Well-Being and Ethical Practice
Chris Aupperle, the new director of the Nebraska Lawyers’
Assistance Program, will discuss the current state of well being and impairment within the legal profession and the effect of impairment on the profession and, accordingly,
Nebraska lawyers’ ability to meet their ethical obligations. He will also discuss why lawyers resist help, causes and strategies to help ourselves and our fellow lawyers, and resources
available to all Nebraska lawyers.

1:15 pm     Ethics in Negotiation and Mediation
Don Swanson, of Koley Jessen in Omaha, will discuss “honesty” in negotiation and mediation, with a look at the Nebraska Rules of Professional Conduct on truthfulness in statements to others, confidentiality of information, and misconduct, and Nebraska’s elements for a tortious misrepresentation claim. Additionally, he will cover “confidentiality” in mediation, with a look at case law on sanctions for violation, information on failures to raise the issue, a Nebraska mediation malpractice case, and confidentiality provisions in Nebraska’s Uniform Mediation Act.