If You Can't Say Something Nice, Shut Up! The Ethycal Imperative for Civility
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As children, we were all taught, "If you can't say something nice, then don't say anything at all." Well, that advice holds especially true for lawyers. Whether in open court, a deposition, or contract negotiation, lawyers who choose to "go low," run a high risk of bar discipline.

Increasingly, disciplinary authorities are treating the once aspirational goal of civility as a mandate. Therefore, it's important for all lawyers to be reminded of their obligation to "play nice." In the style that has made him a favorite presenter from coast to coast, legal humorist Sean Carter will demonstrate the importance of civility. By drawing from examples from his annual Ethy Awards for the best of the worst ethics violations, Mr. Carter will show what happens to Dissparaging remarks Obscenities Negative generalizations Threats

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Event Date: 10/10/2017
Event Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Live Webcast

Event Cost:
  Member Fee $50.00

Credit Hours:
  Ethics 1 hrs