Richard E. Flamm will be the speaker at the 2015 Bernard E. Witkin Memorial Symposium, May 12, 2015, 12:00 – 1:00 pm. The program is presented by Alameda County Law Library and the Witkin Legal Institute. $30 Advance Registration, $40 Day of the Event (buffet lunch included). Futher registration details at ACLL’s website.
During this presentation, Mr. Flamm will discuss the California Rules of Professional Conduct which regulate conflicts of interest in the practice of law. Mr. Flamm will also cover the different types of adverse consequences which can attend a finding that an attorney has violated one or more of these rules, as well as, the different ways in which attorneys have attempted to avoid, cure or mitigate those consequences.
About the speaker
Richard E. Flamm is one of the nation’s best known authorities on legal and judicial ethics and the author of three leading treatises: Conflicts of Interest in the Practice of Law: Causes and Cures (2015), Lawyer Disqualification: Disqualification of Attorneys and Law Firms (2d Ed. 2014), and Judicial Disqualification: Recusal and Disqualification of Judges (2d Ed. 2007). Mr. Flamm has a private consultation practice in Berkeley.
MCLE Ethics credit – 1 hour