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2023 The ethics fight of the century: Hoffman vs. Sharswood

Total Credits: 1.0 MCLE, 1.0 Ethics, 1.0 Kansas Credit, 1.0 Kansas Ethics

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You wouldn’t think that a disagreement between two ethics scholars would be exciting, right? Well, be prepared to be surprised. Join the CLE Performer, Stuart Teicher, Esq., as he talks about how the paradigm of zealous advocacy was a main sticking point many years ago…and how that continued to reverberate through the practice today. 

Topics discussed:
•    Rule 8.4, and the role of deception in advocacy.
•    Rule 1.3 and the reference to zeal in advocacy.
•    Various Preamble sections of the ethics code.

Speaker: Stuart Teicher, The CLE Performer


MAR 13 | Laurie A. Washington, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Springfield

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The CLE Performer

Stuart I. Teicher, Esq. is a professional legal educator who focuses on ethics law and writing instruction. A practicing attorney for over two decades, Stuart’s career is now dedicated to helping fellow attorneys survive the practice of law and thrive in the profession. Mr. Teicher teaches seminars, provides in-house training to law firms and legal departments, provides CLE instruction at law firm client events, and also gives keynote speeches at conventions and association meetings.

Stuart helps attorneys get better at what they do (and enjoy the process) through his entertaining and educational CLE Performances. He speaks, teaches, and writes—Thomson Reuters published his book entitled, Navigating the Legal Ethics of Social Media and Technology.

Mr. Teicher is a Supreme Court appointee to the New Jersey District Ethics Committee where he investigates and prosecutes grievances filed against attorneys. Mr. Teicher is an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown Law where he teaches Professional Responsibility, and he is an adjunct professor at Rutgers University in New Brunswick where he teaches undergraduate writing courses.

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