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Center for Professional Responsibility: Coordinating Council

Center for Professional Responsibility:
Coordinating Council


About the Coordinating Council

The Center for Professional Responsibility Coordinating Council facilitates collective activity among the Center's leadership and provides an opportunity for in-depth strategic discussions on pending policies before the House of Delegates and other important national initiatives.


Members of the Center Coordinating Council

The Center for Professional Responsibility Coordinating Council facilitates collective activity among the Center's leadership and provides an opportunity for in-depth strategic discussions on pending policies before the House of Delegates and other important national initiatives.

In addition to the chair, who is appointed by the ABA President, the Coordinating Council is comprised of the following members:

Chairs of the following:

  • ABA Standing Committee on Client Protection
  • ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  • ABA Standing Committee on Professional Discipline
  • ABA Standing Committee on Professionalism
  • ABA Standing Committee on Specialization
  • Center CLE Committee
  • Center Planning Committee for the National Conference on Professional Responsibility
  • Center Policy Implementation Committee
  • Center Publications Board
  • Center/Section Officers Conference Joint Committee on Ethics and Professionalism
  • Editorial Board of the ABA/BNA Lawyers' Manual on Professional Conduct
  • The Consortium on Professionalism Initiatives

In addition, liaisons are appointed from the ABA Board of Governors; the Conference of Chief Justices; the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers; the National Client Protection Organization; the National Organization of Bar Counsel; and the ABA Law Student and Young Lawyers Divisions.

Leadership

Committee Roster  


Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events

    Ethical Challenges with Challenging Clients

    01/30/2017-01/30/2017

    This session will use a series of case studies to examine the ethical obligations and options for an attorney faced with a client who insists on ignoring good advice and making bad choices. What choices can only be made by the client? What choices are left up to the attorney? How should the attorney ...

    Ethics and Equal Access to Justice in All Languages: Title VI and Consideration of Title II

    02/22/2017-02/22/2017

    The event will be held on 02/22/2017. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are Hispanic Legal Rights and Responsibilities,Youth at Risk,Center for Professional Development,Center For Professional Responsibility,Criminal Justice Section,Commission On Disability Rights,Law Practice Division,Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division,Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division,Section of Litigation,Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants. The event has 1.50 CLE Credits .

    Monetizing Litigation -- Is it Always Bad? Is it Ever Ethical? And Do the Rules and the Statutes Answer Those Questions Clearly Enough

    02/27/2017-02/27/2017

    The event will be held on 02/27/2017. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are Center for Professional Development,Center For Professional Responsibility,Section of Dispute Resolution,Section of Intellectual Property Law. The event has 1.50 CLE Credits .

Modified by Angela Burke on February 18, 2011

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