This course will review several key rules in the area of professionalism and bring up new ideas to consider as to what constitutes “professional conduct. This course will also give you several leadership approaches that will help you “encourage” your fellow attorneys to be more professional.
Key topics to be discussed:
Learn the key rules and standards governing professionalism
Identify new ideas and situations that fit under the professionalism umbrella
Learn how to use modern leadership theory to identify and change the behavior of your colleagues who are not professional.
Learn how to write and publish about professionalism in a manner that leads you to more clients, better client relations, and improves the legal profession.
Date/Time: April 8, 2021
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Central
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Mountain
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Pacific
Choose a format:
Live Video Broadcast/Re-Broadcast: Watch Program "live" in real-time, must sign-in and watch program on date and time set above. May ask questions during presentation via chat box. Qualifies for "live" CLE credit. On-Demand Video: Access CLE 24/7 via on-demand library and watch program anytime. Qualifies for self-study CLE credit. On-demand versions are made available 5 business days after the original recording date and are view-able for up to one year.
Closed-captioning available upon request
Herb Rubenstein | Member of the DC, MD and an Associate Member of the VA Bar
Herb Rubenstein is a member of the DC, MD and an Associate Member of the VA Bar. He is the author of the American Bar Association book Leadership for Lawyers 2nd ed. He had a general practice of law in DC, MD and VA from 1984 through 2005. In 2006 he was a candidate for the US Congress and in 2008 was the lead author of the book Leadership Development for Educators. He currently practices law part-time, teaches CLE courses for lawyers, CPE courses for accountants, and is a PGA golf pro. He is married, has two children – a lawyer and a Rabbi, and four grandchildren. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Washington and Lee University, has a Master of Public Affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at UT Austin, has a Diploma in Social Sciences from the University of Bristol in England, and his law degree was from the Georgetown University Law Center.
Introduction of speaker | 2:00 – 2:05
Identifying the problem professionalism is trying to solve | 2:05 – 2:20
Discussion of key model and state rules on professionalism | 2: 20 – 2:35
How modern leadership theory and practices applies to professionalism | 2:35 – 2:45
New ideas and hypotheticals regarding professionalism | 2:45 – 3:05