2018 Professional Conduct Seminar – Cincinnati

Date: December 05, 2018

Time: 1:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. ET

Contact: Elise Hoffer, 513.352.6748 - Elise.Hoffer@ThompsonHine.com

Thompson Hine invites you to attend a complimentary professional conduct seminar that will fulfill Ohio’s requirement that lawyers complete 2.5 hours of “professional conduct” instruction during each biennial compliance period. Topics will include:

Yes, That Really Happened: (Un)Professional Conduct and Women in the Law

Robert Johnson, Partner, Thompson Hine
Ellen Maniaci, Associate, Thompson Hine

This segment of the program will cover current data about women in the law; relevant rules (e.g., Rules of Professional Conduct, Code of Judicial Conduct); drivers of unprofessional conduct toward women attorneys; and solutions/a call to action.

Mediators Behaving Badly

Stephen Richey, Senior Counsel, Thompson Hine

In this presentation we’ll focus on cases in which mediators found themselves as defendants in litigation or otherwise challenged in the courts. Issues include unauthorized practice of law; mediator as predator; mediator as imposter; and challenges to mediator confidentiality.

Professionalism and Pro Bono in Ohio

Carrie Shufflebarger, Partner, Thompson Hine
Erin Childs, Executive Director, Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio

The final part of the program will include an overview of the rules governing the provision of pro bono legal services by Ohio lawyers; an introduction to pro bono opportunities in Cincinnati; and attorney testimonials/pro bono success stories.

1:45 – 2:15 p.m. Registration
2:15 – 4:45 p.m. Program

Complimentary parking is available in the Scripps Center parking garage located at the corner of 3rd and Walnut Streets.

Please register online by December 3.

CLE: 2.5 hours of professional conduct credit has been requested in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio.