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Clifford Law Offices Sponsors Free CLE Program on Ethics

Clifford Law Offices is offering a free two-hour webcast program at 2:30-4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 20, 2020.

This program is available via web and in-person at DePaul Conference Center in Chicago. Live seating has been filled, but webcast registration is still available.

Already more than 1,000 individuals have registered for “Ethics 2020 – The Future is Now” program that has been approved for two hours of professional responsibility credit.

This webcast will examine issues of which the lawyers of today and tomorrow must be aware. From non-lawyer referral services to jury research to social media consequences, this distinguished panel will discuss cutting-edge problems through hypotheticals. Some recent and proposed Rule changes that impact all lawyers across the state will be examined. Other topics include:

  • Ethical Considerations in Boosting Your Client Reviews, i.e. Can I Solicit Positive Reviews?
  • Can You (and Should You) Investigate Jurors Prior to Jury Selection or During Trial?
  • The Right Way to Start a Law Blog? What ethical pitfalls should I watch out for?
  • Post-Trial Communications with Jurors–Do’s and Don’ts
  • Does Email Tracking Violate the Rules of Professional Conduct?
  • Is Jury Research on Social Media an Ethics Risk or a Competency Requirement?
  • Can Lawyers and Judges Be Social Media Friends? How has this evolved?
  • How to Respond to Negative Online Attorney Reviews Keeping Ethics and Marketing In Mind
  • Limited Scope Appearances in Illinois State Courts

Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner at Clifford Law Offices, will moderate the program. The panelists include:

  • Wendy Muchman, Northwestern University School of Law Faculty, former Chief of Litigation and Professional Education, ARDC;
  • Mark C. Palmer, the Chief Counsel, Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism;
  • and the Honorable Clare J. Quish, Circuit Court of Cook County, First Municipal District.

To register or for more information, click here.

To protect you from COVID-19, we are offering a quick & easy remote intake process. Learn more here. Close