Webinar: Lawyers Ethics; A Summary of All the National ABA Lawyers and Judicial Ethical Rules

Mar 06, 2021 01:00pm -
Mar 06, 2021 05:00pm
(GMT-5)

Event Description

 

AAA-CPA and Rigos Primer Series Bar Resources

presents


Lawyers Ethics; A Summary of all the National ABA Lawyers and Judicial Ethical Rules

Presented by: James J. Rigos, JD, LL.M, CPA

 

Saturday, March 6, 2021 

10:00am - 2:00pm Pacific // 1:00pm - 5:00pm Eastern 

 

Program Description

This educational program will cover all the ABA's current model ethical rules that are in place for most state bar associations. Learn how the ABA ethics work. Participants will be provided the new 2021 edition of the Rigos MPRE book.     

 

Who Should Attend?

  • Those seeking to be admitted to another state that requires new attorney applicants complete the MPRE exam.
  • 2Ls and 3Ls students sitting for the national MPRE exam. Also to get a current short concise coverage of their professional responsibilities.
  • Those who are in-active or on retired status and want a quick refresher on what to avoid.  

 

Learning Objectives

An increased sensitivity to legal ethics applicable to both lawyer and judges in the United States.  We cover all the current American Bar Association rules. The index at the end of the book should be used in our members in practice to look up rules upon which they may have questions and/or "incidents."   

 

Date & Time

Zoom Webinar: Saturday, March 6, 2021

Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm Eastern // 10:00am - 2:00pm Pacific                                                           

Education

5.0 CPE credits in Behavioral Ethics

4.0 Legal (M)CLE credit (*may not satisfy a particular state's ethics requirement - please review your state's policies)

 

Cost

FREE program for law school students, for those students who are CPAs and/or majored in business in under-graduate classes

 

FREE for all current AAA-CPA members

 

FREE for Non-Members that join the AAA-CPA or may attend at the rate of $40.00 

 

James J. Rigos is an attorney-CPA-CMA who has written and lectured widely in the area of professional accounting individual and CPA firm ethics and legal liability. He is a graduate of Boston University Law School. He has been involved as an advocate in over 200 legal and ethical claims against CPAs since 1980. He has served on the WSCPA's Mediation Committee and the AICPA's Accountants Legal Liability Committee. He is a National Director of the AAA-CPA and past President of the Washington State Chapter of the AAA-CPA. Jim also serves as the current Chair of the AAA-CPA National Ethics and Dual Rights Committee.

Please contact info@attorney-cpa.com with any questions. 

AAA-CPA continuing education programs are designed to meet the needs of Attorneys and CPAs and to qualify for credit both as CPE and CLE. Of course, the decisions of various state authorities determine the actual credit granted. There are no prerequisites or advance preparation requirements for this course.  

 

The American Academy of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants, Inc. (AAA-CPA) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasba.org.  

 

*(M)CLE varies by state. If you require (M)CLE in a specific state, please send a request to studygroups@attorney-cpa.com and we will do our best to arrange for credit. Please note that most state bars will accept our Certificates of Attendance sent in by the attorney and NOT charge a fee. A general Certificate of Attendance will be made available for those professionals who feel the program satisfies their continuing education requirements and are able to self-file. It is the responsibility of the attendee to determine whether their state, discipline, or designation will allow one to self-file for a distance-learning program.

 


Event Type:Webinar
Early registration ends on Feb 02, 2021.
Regular registration starts on Feb 03, 2021 and ends on Mar 06, 2021.
Late registration starts on Mar 07, 2021.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

 

Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 AAA-CPA Members
Member Fee: $0.00$0.00$0.00
Non-Member Fee: $40.00$40.00$40.00
 Students
Member Fee: $0.00$0.00$0.00
Non-Member Fee: $0.00$0.00$0.00