Legal Ethics Institute Announces Upcoming CLE Programs in Important Ethics Issues for All Lawyers

Boca Raton, FL, August 15, 2017 --( Legal Ethics Institute has announced the following upcoming CLE web casts:

Ethics and Cybersecurity: A Lawyer’s Professional Obligations under New ABA Formal Opinion 477R, Opinion 99-413, and the ABA Model Rules (2739)
Live web cast: October 5, 2017 (12:00 noon ET)

David Zetoony covers the attorney’s ethical considerations including requirements under ABA Model Rule 1.1, Model Rule 1.6(c), new ABA Formal Opinion 477R, Securing Communication of Protected Client Information, and its previous ABA Formal Opinion 99-413, Protecting the Confidentiality of Unencrypted E-Mail (1999).

Representing the Difficult Client: Ethical Considerations for All Attorneys (2732)
Live web cast: September 26, 2017 (12:00 noon ET)

In this important program for all lawyers, Steve Bennett tackles the thorny issue of difficult clients, and covers the ethical considerations for dealing with them. Topics covered include: identifying the difficult client; managing expectations; withdrawal methods; and risk management techniques.

Positive Steps to Increase Gender Diversity and Eliminate Bias in the Legal Profession (2721)
Live web cast: December 5, 2017 (12:00 noon ET)

Referencing ABA Model Rule 8.4(g) and state bar rules, Andrea S. Kramer and Alton B. Harris discuss how gender stereotypes and biases adversely affect diversity, inclusion, and career opportunities for women attorneys, and offer tips and strategies for corporate legal departments and law firms to eliminate such bias.

Mental Health, Competence, Substance Abuse and Addiction in the Legal Profession: A Focus on Gender Distinctions (2726)
Live web cast: December 14, 2017 (12:00 noon ET)

Women and men lawyers differ in their development of alcohol use disorders, depression, stress, other mental illness; symptoms; willingness to get help; and most effective types of treatment. Joan Bibelhausen discusses the gender differences and the help and resources available for men and women lawyers.

Attorneys wishing to register for any of the live web casts or on demand programs, or to learn more about the programs, may visit

About Legal Ethics Institute
Legal Ethics Institute ( brings together in one convenient location links to some of the most important and popular CLE programs covering legal ethics, elimination of bias in the legal profession, and substance abuse and dependency issues involving attorneys. The programs, which are presented by highly-respected lawyers and legal scholars, are available via live web casts and on demand formats. Contact Sharon Levine Mirsky, Esq., a member of the Legal Ethics Institute’s Advisory Team, at (561) 241-1919 or for more information.
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