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Melinda Bentley

Legal Ethics Counsel


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.

Product Type
Webinar

2020 I Wish I Would Have Planned for This: The Ethics of Planning for Disasters Large & Small


Total Credits: 1.4 MCLE, 1.4 Ethics, 1.0 Kansas Credit, 1.0 Kansas Ethics

Practice Area:
Ethics |  General Practice
Faculty:
Melinda Bentley
Duration:
1 Hour 11 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Price:
$120.00 - Price
Date:

Product Type
Webinar

2021 The Ethics of Hanging Out Your Own Shingle: How to Have Positive Client Relationships & Avoid Complaints


Total Credits: 1.5 MCLE, 1.5 Ethics, 1.5 Kansas Credit, 1.5 Kansas Ethics

Practice Area:
Ethics
Faculty:
Melinda Bentley
Duration:
1 Hour 13 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Price:
$135.00 - Price
Date:

Tue, Jun 14, 2022 - 12:00pm to 01:13pm CDT


Product Type
Hybrid Conference

2022 MOSOLO Small Firm Conference


Total Credits: 19.4 MCLE, 15.0 Ethics, 3.8 Elimination of Bias, 4.0 GAL Credit

Practice Area:
Business & Corporate |  Elder |  Elimination of Bias |  Ethics |  Family |  GAL |  General Practice |  Juvenile |  Practice Management / Technology |  Real Property |  Trusts, Estate Planning & Probate
Faculty:
Julie Anderson |  Mark Bassingthwaighte |  Thomas Bender |  Michael Bene |  Kimberly Benjamin |  Melinda Bentley |  Janet Bezler |  Andrew Blackwell |  ....
Duration:
52 Hours
Price:
$240.00 - LAW STUDENT/PARALEGAL/LEGAL AID STANDARD PASS: Includes all CLE programs, meals & receptions
Date:

Thu, Jun 09, 2022 - 08:00am to Sat, Jun 11, 2022 - 12:00pm CDT


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