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Lawyer Independence Convocations: 2009 - 2013


Under the Rules of Professional Conduct (Part 1200), independent judgment is one of the essential aspects of a lawyer's relationship with a client. The Institute has undertaken a study of lawyer independence in a series of Convocations to examine the challenges lawyers confront in the context of different practices.

 

CONCLUDING CONVOCATION IN THE LAWYER INDEPENDENCE SERIES
A PRINCIPLED DISCUSSION OF PROFESSIONALISM:
LAWYER INDEPENDENCE IN PRACTICE
November 6, 2013
New York County Lawyers' Association
14 Vesey Street
New York, NY 10007

Program

 


 

INDEPENDENCE AND IN-HOUSE CORPORATE COUNSEL
New York State Judicial Institute
84 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603
November 9, 2012

Program
Keynote Address by Robert C. Weber (pdf)
Afternoon Speech by Christine T. Di Guglielmo (pdf)


CHALLENGES AND BEST PRACTICES FOR SOLO AND SMALL FIRM PRACTITIONERS

Maurice A. Deane School of Law
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
November 4, 2011

Program (pdf)


INDEPENDENCE AND THE GOVERNMENT LAWYER
New York State Bar Association
One Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
November 15, 2010

Program (pdf)
Keynote Speech by Bernard Nussbaum (pdf)


THE RISE AND ROLE OF GENERAL/IN-HOUSE COUNSEL TO LAW FIRMS

Fordham Law School
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023
October 30, 2009

Program (pdf)

 

 

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