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26th Annual Ethics CLE - All Three Sessions

Length: 7 hours

Oregon Law Institute
of Lewis & Clark Law School

26th Annual Ethics CLE

Addressing Discrimination,
Harassment, and Intimidation in Legal Proceedings
9:00–12:00; 3 Access to Justice Credits

Legal Ethics’ Greatest Hits (and Misses) of 2012–2013
1:00–4:00; 3 Ethics Credits

Child Abuse Reporting: Legal Obligations and Professional Ethics
4:05–5:05; 1 Child Abuse Reporting Credit


Friday, November 8, 2013
Ambridge Event Center
1333 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Portland, Oregon


SCHEDULE======


Addressing Discrimination,
Harassment, and Intimidation in Legal Proceedings
3 Access to Justice Credits


8:30            CHECK-IN AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

9:00–12:00        
There will be a 15-minute break at 10:30
                 •    Addressing Discrimination, Harassment, and Intimidation in Legal Proceedings
                 •    Background discussion regarding proposed Oregon Rule of Professional Conduct 8.4(a)(7) and (c)
                 •    Are the current RPCs adequate to address discriminatory, harassing, and intimidating lawyer                                                       conduct and, if so, how?
                     Moderator:  Robert G. Burt
                        – Helen M. Hierschbiel
                        – Bonnie Richardson

12:00            adjourn

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Legal Ethics’ Greatest Hits (and Misses) of 2012–2013
3 Ethics Credits

1:00–2:45        Legal Ethics’ Greatest Hits (and Misses) of 2012–2013
            •    A review of recent Oregon ethics opinions and disciplinary decisions on issues including but not limited to:
                ◦    Social networking as a discovery tool, marketing tool, and disciplinary risk for lawyers, jurors, and judges
                ◦     Miscoding of personal expenses and misuse of Westlaw as grounds for discipline
                ◦     Negligence versus incompetence as a basis for discipline
                ◦     State of mind issues in disciplinary proceedings
                ◦     Oregon’s proposed changes to the lawyer marketing rules: too far or not far enough?
            •    Are things changing or are they remaining the same? Meet the new Disciplinary Counsel and Director of Regulatory Services to discuss:
                ◦     Increased use of alternatives to discipline and greater distinctions between minor and major offenses
                ◦    Disciplinary recidivists and what to do about them
                ◦    How the Bar and lawyers in private and public practice can streamline the disciplinary process
                ◦    Updated disciplinary approaches to interstate and international practices
                ◦    When and why the Rules of Professional Conduct should be broadly or narrowly construed
                ◦    Speak now....Open Q&A with the Disciplinary Counsel
                    – John S. Gleason
                    – Peter R. Jarvis

2:45–3:00        break

3:00–4:00        The Case for Civility/Professionalism as a Winning Strategy
            •    The tactical benefits of civility/professionalism in litigation
            •    The tactical benefits of civility/professionalism in business matters
            •    Why “fighting fire with fire” is almost never the wisest approach
            •    Dealing with rude, intemperate, and arrogant opponents and clients
                   – Peter R. Jarvis
                   – Peter H. Koehler, Jr.
                   – Hon. Nan G. Waller

4:00            adjourn

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Child Abuse Reporting:
Legal Obligations and Professional Ethics

1 Child Abuse Reporting Credit

4:05–5:05         Child Abuse Reporting: Legal Obligations and Professional Ethics
            •    Statistics of child abuse in Oregon
            •    Social overview and lifetime impacts of child abuse
            •    Application of the reporting law
            •    Purpose of the child abuse reporting law
            •    The duty to report
            •    Consequences of failure to report
            •    Who must report
            •    Information needed in the report
            •    Mechanics of the Department of Human Services response: what happens when a report is made    
                – John F. Casalino

5:05            adjourn

PROGRAM FACULTY=======

Robert G. Burt
Robert G. Burt PC

John F. Casalino
Senior Deputy District Attorney
Multnomah County DA’s Office

John S. Gleason
OSB Disciplinary Counsel and
Director of Regulatory Services

Helen M. Hierschbiel
General Counsel
Oregon State Bar

Peter R. Jarvis
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Peter H. Koehler, Jr.
U.S. Regional Counsel
Nike Inc.

Bonnie Richardson
Folawn Alterman & Richardson LLP

Dayna E. Underhill
Program Planner
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Hon. Nan G. Waller
Presiding Judge
Multnomah County Circuit Court


Original Recording Date: November 8, 2013

CLE Credits (60): 3 Ethics, 3 Access to Justice, and 1 Child Abuse Reporting

Ethics Credit (60): 3

Access to Justice: 3

Child Abuse Reporting: 1


Produced By:

Oregon Law Institute of Lewis & Clark Law School

Course Materials

  • Addressing Discrimination, Harassment, and Intimidation in Legal Proceedings
  • Legal Ethics' Greatest Hits (and Misses) of 2012-2013
  • The Case for Civility-Professionalism as a Winning Strategy
  • Child Abuse Reporting - Obligations and Professional Ethics
  • Cover, Schedule, Bios etc.
  • MCLE Form
  • PowerPoint Slides
  • Evaluation Form