This program has been accredited in AK, AZ, CO, DE, GA, ID, ME, MT, ND, NE, SC, TN, VA, VT, WA, and WV. Approval for this program has been sought and is still pending in IN, KS, MN, NM, NV, TX, UT, WI, and WY. We will update as approval is received.
Please note that if you took the 2019 Fall VA CLE Tour program, the Hotline, either live or on-demand, you are not eligible for VA credit for this course. Please respond to this email if you have any questions.
Program Description: This program will start with the playing of am 11-minute video vignette entitled “Hot Topics” which will setup a few ethical issues that Mr. Bassingthwaighte and his guest claims attorney will discuss in depth. The issues will be safeguarding property in todays wired world, obligations to prepare for and monitor for cyber breaches, obligations post cyber breach, disaster recovery planning in light of ABA Formal Opinion 482, and the obligations firms might have to foster attorney wellness.
A Sampling of Attendee Takeaways:
Identification of the specific obligations attorneys have and the issues they should be thinking about in order to prepare for and respond to a possible cyber breach.
Guidance on disaster planning.
An understanding of the importance of prioritizing wellness at the office to include the sharing of practical steps firms can take to get help get there.
Program Materials: While still under development, attendees will receive a set of written materials that will be approximately 40 pages in length. These materials will include the text of relevant Rules of Professional Conduct and detailed answers to the ethical questions raised in the video vignette.
1.5 Alaska Ethics Credits
1.5 Arizona Ethics Credits
1.8 Colorado Ethics Credits
1.5 Delaware Ethics Credits
1.5 Idaho Ethics Credits
1.5 Maine General Credits
1.5 Montana Ethics Credits
1.5 Nebraska Professional Responsibility Credits
1.5 North Dakota Ethics Credits
1.5 South Carolina Ethics Credits
1.5 Tennessee Dual Hours Credits
1.5 Vermont Ethics Credits
1.5 Virginia Ethics Credits
1.5 Washington Ethics Credits
1.8 West Virginia Ethics Credits
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