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CEMS August Luncheon - Discussion of the Preamble to the Rules of Professional Conduct Recent Changes of Importance to the Rules - August 8

Topic: Discussion of the Preamble to the Rules of Professional Conduct Recent Changes of Importance to the Rules

Speaker: April M. McMurrey, Deputy Regulation Counsel, Colorado Supreme Court, Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel

Date/Time: Tuesday, August 8, 11:30am-1pm

CEMS has received one (1) Ethics CLE for this presentation

Introduction – Discussion of the Preamble to the Rules of Professional Conduct Recent Changes of Importance to the Rules

Rule 1.1 – Competency

            Discussion of amendment to competency rule related to technology

                       - Comparison with ABA Model Rule

 - What does this mean for a lawyer’s communications with clients, file storage, and advocacy?

                       - How can lawyers use the cloud?

Rule 1.6 – Confidentiality

Rule 1.9 – Duties to Former Clients

- Interplay of Rule 1.6 and Rule 1.9 when it comes to sharing information with other lawyers about previous expert engagements, depositions, other work, etc. 

Rules 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4 and 8.4(c) – Transactions with Persons other than Clients and Dishonesty

            - How can lawyers use social media for investigative purposes?

            - How can lawyers address negative information about them posted on social media?

LOCATION: The EPA Conference Center located on the 2nd floor of the EPA Region 8 Headquarters building at 1595 Wynkoop St. When entering the building, visitors will be asked by the building security guards to display valid photo identification, pass through airport type security machines, sign in at the lower front desk, and wear a temporary EPA visitor badge. Then please proceed to the second floor to register with the CEMS representative.

MEETING FORMAT: Members may either bring their own lunch and attend the meeting for no charge, or they may request that CEMS order a box lunch for them. The cost of the box lunch for members is $16.00; for non members, $19.00 (note price increase).

RESERVATIONS: PLEASE give your name, company name and phone number via email to admin@coems.org. PLEASE INDICATE IF YOU ARE RESERVING A BOX LUNCH OR BRINGING YOUR OWN. Reservations must be received BEFORE Friday, August 4, 2017 at 5:00PM. No reservations will be taken after this date! Payment of $16.00 for members, $19.00 for non-members will be accepted at the door with prior reservation. Please cancel your reservation by Friday, August 4, 2017 if you are unable to attend. It is the policy of the Society to bill for meals reserved but unclaimed. You may also pay with credit card via PAYPAL below:


Box Lunch

NOTICE: CEMS would like to thank EPA for the use of meeting space and would like to emphasize that the use of EPA space does not constitute endorsement of CEMS, sponsors of CEMS functions, or the content of CEMS workshops or meetings.

Date: 
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 11:30
Location: 
US EPA Region 8 Conference Center, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, CO 80201

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