This program will provide an update on recently published Informal Opinions and other timely ethics issues.
Speaker & Moderator: Melinda J. Bentley, Legal Ethics Counsel, Jefferson City
|Ethics Update (9.1 MB)||Available after Purchase|
|MOLAP Information (215 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|Important Information for Attorneys Seeking Kansas Credit (58.6 KB)||Available after Purchase|
Melinda J. Bentley serves as Legal Ethics Counsel, and she provides oral and written informal advisory opinions to attorneys on issues related to the Missouri Rules of Professional Conduct. In that position, she also serves as administrator and counsel to the Advisory Committee of the Supreme Court of Missouri. She began serving in that position in 2012. Prior to that she worked for the Illinois State Bar Association. She is a frequent speaker and author on professional responsibility matters. Ms. Bentley currently serves as a member of the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility. She also currently serves on the Planning Committee for The Missouri Bar Solo and Small Firm Conference, and is a member of The Missouri Bar, Illinois State Bar Association, American Bar Association, National Organization of Bar Counsel, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, and Cole County Bar Association. She was a board member and officer of the National Organization of Bar Counsel from 2015-2020, including a term as President from 2018-2019, and formerly served as a member (2015-2016) and Chair (2016-2018) of the Editorial Board of the ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct.
Tue, Oct 05, 2021 - 12:00pm to 12:53pm CDT
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