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Professionalism for New Attorneys

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The Professionalism for New Attorneys seminar is a two-day 12-hour program that satisfies the NC State Bar's mandatory requirement for all newly licensed attorneys in North Carolina. 

Credit has been approved with the North Carolina State Bar, Board of Continuing Legal Education for 12.0 Ethics/Professionalism CLE Hours. (You must complete both days)

Professionalism for New Attorneys - Day 1 Agenda 

Welcoming Remarks: The Evolution & Importance of Professionalism for New Attorneys

  • Program Chair Drew Culler, Copeley Johnson & Groninger, PLLC

Technology in the Law Office: Impact on Confidentiality

  • Kristofer J. Cook, IT Projects Attorney, Legal Aid of NC – no response
  • Eva Lorenz, Sr. Cybersecurity Consultant, Agio, LLC

How to Win in Trust Account Management

  • Leanor Hodge, Trust Account Compliance Counsel and Deputy Counsel, NC State Bar

The Attorney-Client Relationship: Managing Your Relationship with Clients

  • Mark Scruggs, Senior Claims Counsel, Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Company  
  • Warren Savage, Senior Claims Counsel, Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Company  

Lawyer Risk Resiliency

  • Dr. Al Mooney, MD, Raleigh

The Basics of Professionalism 

  • Mel Wright, The Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism

Organization of Your Law Office: A Panel Discussion

Starting and Running a Law Office 

  • Andrew Jacob Epstein, The Epstein Law Firm, PLLC

Working for a Firm: An Associate’s Perspective 

  • Gabe Talton, Law Offices of James Scott Farrin 

Adjourn for the Day

Professionalism for New Attorneys - Day 2 Agenda 

Financial Management: Managing College/Law School Debt as You Enter Your Law Career

  • Andrew Bernstein, All Points Wealth Management, Raleigh  

Pro Bono Service: What You Can Do    

  • Sylvia Novinsky, Director, North Carolina Pro Bono Resource Center, Raleigh
  • Leigh Wicclair, Pro Bono Program Manager, North Carolina Pro Bono Resource Center, Raleigh

Getting Lost in Our Own Lives for New Attorneys 

  • Robynn Moriates, Director of NCLAP

Dealing with the Courts: A View from the Bench

  • Honorable Chris Brook, NC Court of Appeals Judge 
  • Honorable Paul C. Ridgeway, NC Superior Court Judge  

 The Importance of Building Your Reputation by Maintaining Your Professionalism:  Panel Discussion w/Q&A

  • Honorable Chris Brook, NC Court of Appeals Judge 
  • Honorable Paul C. Ridgeway, NC Superior Court Judge  

The Pitfalls and Ethical Considerations of Social Media Use 

  • Crystal Carlisle, The Brocker Law Firm
  • Doug Brocker, The Brocker Law Firm

Overview of North Carolina State Bar 

  • Brian Oten, Ethics Counsel, NC State Bar 

Adjourn


  • Professionalism for New Attorneys - Day 1

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    The Professionalism for New Attorneys seminar is a two-day 12-hour program that satisfies the NC State Bar's mandatory requirement for all newly licensed attorneys in North Carolina.

    The Professionalism for New Attorneys seminar is a two-day 12-hour program that satisfies the NC State Bar's mandatory requirement for all newly licensed attorneys in North Carolina.

    Professionalism for New Attorneys - Day 1 Agenda 

    Welcoming Remarks: The Evolution & Importance of Professionalism for New Attorneys

    • Program Chair Drew Culler, Copeley Johnson & Groninger, PLLC

    Technology in the Law Office: Impact on Confidentiality

    • Kristofer J. Cook, IT Projects Attorney, Legal Aid of NC – no response
    • Eva Lorenz, Sr. Cybersecurity Consultant, Agio, LLC

    How to Win in Trust Account Management

    • Leanor Hodge, Trust Account Compliance Counsel and Deputy Counsel, NC State Bar

    The Attorney-Client Relationship: Managing Your Relationship with Clients

    • Mark Scruggs, Senior Claims Counsel, Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Company  
    • Warren Savage, Senior Claims Counsel, Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Company  

    Lawyer Risk Resiliency

    • Dr. Al Mooney, MD, Raleigh

    The Basics of Professionalism 

    • Mel Wright, The Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism

    Organization of Your Law Office: A Panel Discussion

    Starting and Running a Law Office 

    • Andrew Jacob Epstein, The Epstein Law Firm, PLLC

    Working for a Firm: An Associate’s Perspective 

    • Gabe Talton, Law Offices of James Scott Farrin 

    Adjourn for the Day

  • Professionalism for New Attorneys- Day 2

    Product not yet rated Contains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits

    The Professionalism for New Attorneys seminar is a two-day 12-hour program that satisfies the NC State Bar's mandatory requirement for all newly licensed attorneys in North Carolina.

    Professionalism for New Attorneys - Day 2 Agenda 

    Financial Management: Managing College/Law School Debt as You Enter Your Law Career

    • Andrew Bernstein, All Points Wealth Management, Raleigh  

    Pro Bono Service: What You Can Do    

    • Sylvia Novinsky, Director, North Carolina Pro Bono Resource Center, Raleigh
    • Leigh Wicclair, Pro Bono Program Manager, North Carolina Pro Bono Resource Center, Raleigh

    Getting Lost in Our Own Lives for New Attorneys 

    • Robynn Moriates, Director of NCLAP

    Dealing with the Courts: A View from the Bench

    • Honorable Chris Brook, NC Court of Appeals Judge 
    • Honorable Paul C. Ridgeway, NC Superior Court Judge  

     The Importance of Building Your Reputation by Maintaining Your Professionalism:  Panel Discussion w/Q&A

    • Honorable Chris Brook, NC Court of Appeals Judge 
    • Honorable Paul C. Ridgeway, NC Superior Court Judge  

    The Pitfalls and Ethical Considerations of Social Media Use 

    • Crystal Carlisle, The Brocker Law Firm
    • Doug Brocker, The Brocker Law Firm

    Overview of North Carolina State Bar 

    • Brian Oten, Ethics Counsel, NC State Bar 

    Adjourn