12/11 - Applied Professionalism Course for Newly Admitted Attorneys (Fort Wayne)

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Tuesday  December 11, 2012 

Applied Professionalism Course for Newly Admitted Attorneys: Bridging the Gap Between Law School & the Practice

Speakers:
  - David C. Van Gilder, Van Gilder & Tryznka P.C.
  - G. Michael Witte, Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission
  - J. Frank Kimbrough, Judges & Lawyers Assistance Program
  - Judge David J. Avery , Allen County Superior Court
  - Judge Wendy W. Davis, Allen County Superior Court
  - Jeremy L. Reidy, Beckman Lawson LLP
  - Sherrill Wm. Colvin, Haller & Colvin P.C.
  - J. Spencer Feighner, Haller & Colvin P.C.
  - Cynthia Amber, Amber Law Corporation


Topics:
  - Pro Bono
  - IOLTA & Trust Accounts
  - What Happens When a Grievance is Filed
  - JLAP/Lawyer Helping Lawyer Committee
  - Hardball is for TV– Not for Legal Advocacy
  - A Lawyer is Still a Human Being: Practice Survival Guide
  - Electronic Technology/Social Media
  - If I Knew Then What I Know Now

Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Time:
Registration: 8:30 am
Program: 9:00 am - 4:15 pm
(lunch on your own 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm)

Credit hours: 6.0 Applied Professionalism / Ethics Credit

Cost:
1‐3 Years
$75 ACBA Members
$100 Non‐Members

Over 3 Years
$245 ACBA Members
$335 Non‐Members

Location:
Allen County Bar Association, 924 South Calhoun St., Fort Wayne 46802

Provider:
Allen County Bar Association

Contact Information:
Allen County Bar Association
Phone (260) 423-2359
www.allencountybar.org

 

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