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Washoe County Bar Association-LA Law(less)

Upcoming Webcasts

LA Law(less)

Don't Be Like Mike Kuzak (1 hour of Ethics)


Thursday
May 27, 2021
10:00 am- 11:00 am PT
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Lawyers on our favorite TV legal dramas often act in ways that would cause significant trouble for actual lawyers. In this multimedia webinar, legal humorist Sean Carter will use short video clips from the very popular series, LA Law, to demonstrate some of the legal ethics violations that played out on the show. In doing so, Carter hopes to show you how to keep your professional life from imitating art.
In this program, the presenter will use short (30-60 second) video clips from the show to discuss precise rules violated and what the TV lawyer should have done to avoid the ethical violation. And while these examples will provide for a more engaging experience for the lawyer attendee, they will also serve as a reminder that our clients have viewed these same programs, giving them an unrealistic view of the role of an attorney and the tactics available to that attorney in the furtherance of the client’s cause.

Finally, lawyers will be reminded to manage client expectations by having candid conversations detailing just what the lawyer can (and more importantly, cannot) do during the course of the representation.
This program is eligible for 1 hour of Ethics in NV.

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Recommended Requirements - Attendees


  • Windows 7 and higher / Mac OSX 10.8 or Linux/Ubuntu*
  • Newest version of Mozilla Firefox or Chrome Web Browser
  • Broadband internet connection with an Upload and Download speed of 1 Mbps or more
  • Latest version of Adobe Flash 

Important:

Internet Explorer, Edge and Safari may be used but may require you to call into the meeting to hear the audio and/or install Flash to see presentations.

Mobile Devices

  • iPhone iOS version 9.3 or higher
  • iPad iOS version 9.3 or higher
  • Android OS version 4.0 or higher

Audio Requirements:

USB headset, webcam or integrated microphone
   OR
Telephone audio: cell phones, VOIP phone or landline

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