How to Develop Ethical Competence: Key Considerations and Effective Strategies
Recording Available: Friday, March 26, 2021
Lawyers’ ethical competence and professionalism are crucial for client representation. They are expected to always uphold ethical standards and be guided by the Rules of Professional Conduct in all aspects of their work. However, it is inevitable for them to be confronted with such challenges and dilemmas. Thus, reinforcing the need to develop a sound ethical competence that will help them maintain their good reputation in the legal profession.
Join a panel of key thought leaders and distinguished professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they provide a comprehensive discussion of ethical competence. Speakers will also share risk mitigation techniques and best practices to ensure competency in the legal landscape.
Key issues include:
- Ethical Policies in the Legal Profession
- Common Ethical Risks and Challenges
- Developing Effective Ethical Competence
- Best Practices
Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP
Who Should Attend:
- Legal Assistants
- Law Clerks
- Law Office Managers
Tom Sansone concentrates his practice in civil litigation, particularly commercial, utility and insolvency litigation. He has tried more than 90 cases in Connecticut’s state and federal courts, as well as the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut, and has argued before both the State Supreme and Appellate Courts. Much of his work involves complex banking issues, lender liability cases, contested foreclosure/collection matters and representation of creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.
From 2012 – 2018, Tom served on the Connecticut Judicial Branch’s Statewide Grievance Committee. He is also the immediate past Chairman of the Connecticut Bar Association’s Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section, and has served on its Executive Committee for 26 years. Mr. Sansone received his B.A., magna cum laude, from the Boston University College of Arts and Sciences, and his J.D. from the Boston University School of Law.
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Ethics and Professionalism
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About Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP
Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP is a Connecticut-based law firm serving a wide range of businesses, utilities, governmental entities and individuals. With more than 75 attorneys and offices in New Haven, Stamford, Waterbury, Litchfield, and Southbury, Carmody practice’s in nearly 30 specific areas of law, with each lawyer skilled in multiple related areas of practice. More information is available at www.carmodylaw.com.