PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE SPONSORED Online Ethics MCLE

The following CLE content is sponsored and/or conducted by the Office of Professional Competence and the State Bar’s Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct (COPRAC).  These ethics offerings may be of interest to you as you browse the State Bar’s CLE Store for educational opportunities.

MCLE Self-Study Articles

The Office of Professional Competence contributes online MCLE self-study articles to the State Bar CLE store. Each article offers one hour of ethics credit. The links below provide the details for accessing these articles.

The Proposed New and Amended Rules of Professional Conduct (1.0 Hour MCLE Ethics Credit)

A "Charging Lien" as an Adverse Interest Under Rule 3-300 of the Rules of Professional Conduct (1.0 Hour MCLE Ethics Credit)

 

Online MCLE Programs

The Office of Professional Competence also contributes online MCLE programs to the State Bar CLE store. Each program offers 1-2 hours of participatory ethics credit. The links below provide the details for accessing these programs.

Ethics Symposium

Maintaining Confidences and Competence in an ESI World (1.5 Hours Participatory MCLE Ethics Credit)

The Ethical and Practical Implications of Shared Client Representations - multiple independent lawyers or firms representing the same client in a singlet matter and complex ethical issues that arise (1.5 Hours Participatory MCLE Ethics Credit)

The No-Contact Rule: Up Close and Personal - types of communications covered by Rule 2-100 and when consent is required  (1.5 Hours Participatory MCLE Ethics Credit)

With "Friends" Like These-The New "Face" of Legal Practice: Ethical Implications in Cyberspace and Social Media - ethical issues that arise with social networking (1.5 Hours Participatory MCLE Ethics Credit)

Annual Meeting

Ethics Update 2011: Significant Developments in the Law of Lawyering (1.5 Hours Participatory MCLE Ethics Credit) 

Ethics Update 2012: Significant Developments in the Law of Lawyering (1.5 Hours Participatory MCLE Ethics Credit)

ABA Ethics20/20 Update - ABA Ethics 20/20’s study on the impact of technology and globalization on the legal profession and how it affects California lawyers (1.5 Hours Participatory MCLE Ethics Credit)

Lawyering on the Outside: Electronic Communications & Social Networking vs. Ethics & Responsibility (1.5 Hours Participatory MCLE Ethics Credit)

 

Professional Competence sponsored CLE programs from 2012 are listed above.  For additional past programs, please visit the State Bar CLE store.