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Maintaining Ethical Grace In The Combat Of Litigation
Published by National Employment Lawyers Association



Summary
Members of NELA's Ethics & Sanctions Committee will explore myriad issues that arise in the combat of litigation. Should you file ethics complaints or sanction motions? How do you handle your adversary’s inappropriate conduct in a deposition, ad hominem attacks in pleadings, or letters to the court trashing you and your client? What should you do when opposing counsel threatens to file an ethics complaint against you or a motion to disqualify you as counsel? These and other hardball defense tactics will be explored in this not-to-be missed webinar.

Proceeds from this webinar will support NELA's Sanctions Assistance Fund for Emergency Relief (SAFER), a grant program that assists employee rights advocates in defraying the costs and expenses associated with defending against sanctions motions and awards that can cripple their practices. SAFER is not funded by NELA membership dues, and relies upon voluntary contributions for support. For more information about NELA's Ethics & Sanctions Committee and SAFER, please visit our website.

If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see approved list below). For more information about how to obtain credit in your jurisdiction, please visit www.clereg.org/directoryOfCLE.asp. Registrants will be responsible for submitting the appropriate documents to their jurisdictions and for any filing fees associated with their CLE applications.

Presenters
Allan N. Karlin
Allan N. Karlin obtained his undergraduate degree from Yale (1969) and his J.D. from Boalt Hall, University of California, Berkeley (1974) where he was Order of the Coif. From 1974 through 1981 he was employed by the North Central West Virginia Legal...More
Denise J. Knecht
Denise J. Knecht, a solo practitioner in Cleveland, Ohio, is a specialist in labor and employment law certified by the Ohio State Bar Association. Her practice has focused on plaintiff’s employment law since 1981. Ms. Knecht’s clients have been the...More
Richard Renner
Richard Renner is newly Of Counsel to Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch, P.C., in Washington, DC (www.kcnlaw.com) where he practices employment law. He was the principal of Tate...More
Originally Published
April 3, 2014

Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
  1. Maintaining Ethical Grace In The Combat Of Litigation - Video
  2. Maintaining Ethical Grace In The Combat Of Litigation - Audio
  3. Maintaining Ethical Grace In The Combat Of Litigation - Slide Handout
  4. Maintaining Ethical Grace In The Combat Of Litigation - Outline

How To Attend
Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like.

Technical Requirements
All you need is a computer with high-speed internet access and the required free Adobe Flash Player.
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Credit
If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.

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CA, OK, SC, VT


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