Ethics Series

Two sessions giving attendees the opportunity to hear from Missouri’s chief disciplinary counsel and legal ethic counsel.

A conversation with the chief disciplinary counsel: Avoiding common ethical problems

Thursday, Sept. 14 | 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

1.2 MCLE (Qualifies for 1.2 ethics)

Presented by: Chief Disciplinary Counsel Laura E. Elsbury, OCDC, Jefferson City

The program will review some of the specific Rules of Professional Conduct that are frequently asserted in complaints received by the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel and will discuss the importance of avoiding these all-too-common ethical problems.  

Ethics update from Missouri's legal ethics counsel: September 2023 edition

Friday, Sept. 15 | 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

1.2 MCLE (Qualifies for 1.2 ethics)

Presented by: Legal Ethics Counsel Melinda J. Bentley, Jefferson City

Missouri's legal ethics counsel will provide an update including a discussion of recent changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct, opinions in disciplinary cases, published Informal Advisory Opinions, and more.