Bar’s Government Lawyers Committee Offering Free, 1-Credit CLE

01/16/2019 - The Rhode Island Bar Association’s Government Lawyers Committee is sponsoring a free-to-Bar-members, one-credit, Committee CLE seminar. On Thursday, February 7th, from 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm at Rhode Island Bar Association headquarters, 41 Sharpe Drive in Cranston, Deputy Disciplinary Counsel Barbara Margolis, Esq. and Staff Attorney/Education Coordinator for the Rhode Island Ethics Commission Lynne Radiches, Esq. will present Ethics and Discipline for Government Attorneys and Colleagues of the Bar. The seminar will focus on issues under the jurisdiction of the RI Office of Disciplinary Counsel and the RI Ethics Commission and help to clarify the distinctions between the two offices. Counsel from each office will cover the structure of their respective offices, the complaint handling process, the controlling statutes and regulations, and the top three issues for government lawyer practice.  This seminar will provide general information helpful to all practicing attorneys as well as target some issues specific to government lawyer practice.

To register, and for additional information, please contact Department of Business Regulations Legal Assistant Amy Morales: amy.morales@dbr.ri.gov.