Bill Cornelius, attorney at Wilson, Robertson & Cornelius, P.C. and a mediator in Tyler, Texas, will speak on the “Ethics Rules and Collegiality in the Legal Profession,” which explores the balancing of the ethical guidelines regarding zealous representation with a lawyer’s ethical duty to the tribunal and obligations to the profession, including opposing counsel and parties. Download a copy of Bill’s presentation here.
Mark Divine of Unbeatable Mind, and Darin Klemchuk, managing partner of Klemchuk LLP, will speak about “Making Ethical Decisions in Tough Situations: Views from a Retired Navy SEAL Commander.” The presentation will include a discussion of the Rule 1.06 Duty of Candor, Rule 3.30 Candor Toward the Tribunal, and Rule 4.10 Truthfulness in Statements to Others. It will address how far a lawyer can go and still act professionally and with the strictest attention to ethics, and gives practical suggestions on making better ethical decisions in difficult situations.
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