Time for Another Legal Ethics Update

Join Procopio Partner and General Counsel Carole Buckner December 10th for her annual presentation to the Orange County Bar Association membership covering the past year in legal ethics.  She and others will be covering new developments during 2020, including new cases, ethics opinions, and discipline decisions.  Learn more and register here.

Providing Mediation and Arbitration Services

I am very pleased to announce that I had the distinct honor over the past month of being able to complete my mediator training with the Pepperdine Caruso School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution on October 9, 2020.  Pepperdine’s forty-hour course, Mediating the Litigated Case, along with my deep background of 30+ years …

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The Ethical Implications of Moonlighting

I recently published “the Ethical Implications of Moonlighting” in the For the Record column with the San Diego Bar Association. The article addresses ethical and risk management concerns arising when a lawyer fully employed by one firm takes an after-hours position with another law firm. These important considerations include the risk of discipline. Read the …

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Appointment to ABA Standing Committee on Professional Regulation

I am very pleased to learn that I have been appointed to the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Professional Regulation. The committee’s work is “developing, promoting, coordinating, and strengthening professional disciplinary and regulatory programs and procedures throughout the nation, including developing and promoting ABA activities relating to professional discipline, model rules for disciplinary enforcement …

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