Procopio Partner and General Counsel Carole Buckner is speaking on timely legal ethics issues in three upcoming online events:
- On June 15, 2021, Carole will speak at a presentation for the California State Bar Association, on Basic Training for Fee Arbitrators. This training helps lawyers prepare to assist with arbitrating fee disputes, covering the nuts and bolts of a wide variety of issues that arise in fee arbitrations, including billing, fee agreements, interest and the statute of limitations, as well as writing arbitration decisions. She will serve as an arbitrator and mediator of fee disputes. This program offers up to 2.75 hours of MCLE credit (1.0 hours of legal ethics and 1.75 hours of general MCLE).
- On June 25, 2021, Carole is speaking on behalf of the California Lawyers Association at the Solo and Small Firm Summit. She is speaking along with Alison Buchanan. Their topic is Ethical Issues in Virtual Remote Work. They will discuss important legal ethics issues arising from the virtual and remote practice of law, including technology-related considerations, and issue raised when California lawyers practice law from states other than California, in view of applicable ethics rules, and the latest practical and timely guidance from recent ethics opinion. The program offers 1.0 hours of legal ethics.
- On June 26, 2021, Carole is speaking at the 23rd Annual California Alliance of Paralegal Associations Annual June Conference, being held virtually this year. She will speak as part of the conference’s professional development track, and the program offers 1.0 hours of legal ethics.