RPFSS: Ethics for Transactional Lawyers
This program is a recording of the Live Seminar held on March 16, 2018.
If you attended the live program; You cannot claim CLE for watching this recorded program.
A call from the Office of Disciplinary Counsel (ODC) is the last thing any lawyer wants to receive. If this happens, what should you do? This presentation will cover the dos and don’ts of responding to an ODC inquiry.
It will also cover the new conflict of interest rules under the Hawaii Rules of Professional Conduct since they were amended in 2014 and what you absolutely need to know about them.
James A. Kawachika, Deeley King Pang & Van Etten LLP
James A. Kawachika is counsel in the law firm of Deeley King Pang & Van Etten LLP, where his practice includes advising lawyers and law firms on legal ethics matters and representing lawyers before the Office of Disciplinary Counsel and the Disciplinary Board of the Hawai'i Supreme Court. He also serves as an expert witness in legal ethics and has taught professional responsibility law at the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawai'i.
Mr. Kawachika received his J.D. degree from the Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley. He is a former chairperson of the Disciplinary Board of the Hawai'i Supreme Court and a past president of the Hawai'i State Bar Association. He currently represents Hawai'i in the American Bar Association House of Delegates and has served on both the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility and Standing Committee on Professional- Discipline.
Mr. Kawachika is a past president and current board member of the Hawai'i justice Foundation and a director of the Hawai'i Chapter of the American Judicature Society. He also serves as a commissioner on the Hawai'i Judicial Selection Commission.
How to Register:
Duration: approximately 1 hour
Credit: This seminar qualifies for 1 CLE Ethics Credit
Reminder: RSCH Rule 22(b) requires one CLE credit in ethics or professionalism education to be completed every three-years.The current block period to complete the ethics requirement is 2018-2020.
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