Wednesday, April 21, 2021

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

  • Government/Non-Profit Member $20.00
  • Judge Member $0.00
  • LBA Solo Section $25.00
  • LBA YLS Member $15.00
  • Member $40.00
  • Non-Member $80.00
  • Paralegal Member $15.00
  • Sustaining Member $36.00

April 20, 2021 11:00 PM

A reservation is required in advance of the program. Registrants will receive a confirmation e-mail the day before the event which will contain a link to join the meeting via Zoom and attachments of the handout material and CLE activity code and instruction on how to file with the Ky Bar Association (PDF files).

This seminar will review the ethical obligations to clients under American Bar Association Model Rules of Professional Conduct. This program will discuss proper means of disclosure, when to seek medical assistance and advice, as well as how to accept and decline representation. Topics will include determining client mental incapacity; attorney client privilege; client representation; ethical violations, and more.

Speakers include Middleton Reutlinger attorneys Sherry L. Hurley and Samantha R. Wright

1) Introduction
a) Can the Attorney tell Someone About the Client’s Mental Incapacity?
b) If the Attorney Can Tell Someone, Who Can They Tell?
c) Is the Attorney Waiving Attorney Client Privilege upon Disclosure?
2) Determining the Capacity of the Client
3) Determine if a Guardian is Needed.
4) Accept or Decline to Begin Representation OR to Continue Representing Client
5) Examples of Ethical Violations
6) Conclusions and Questions

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be received by the LBA 24 hours in advance to receive a credit or refund. Substitutes will be allowed. This is a LIVE program and any post-event recordings will be subject to the On-Demand fee(s).

Credit Status: Pending
  • Ethics (1)
  • Sherry L. Hurley Middleton Reutlinger

  • Samantha R. Wright Middleton Reutlinger