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  • Description
    Ethical dilemmas are not only for the novice. Any attorney, no matter how seasoned, can be faced with ethical quandaries. This informative and all-important CLE seminar will offer guided instruction on avoiding ethical threats and safeguarding yourself and your practice. A step-by-step review of Florida’s rules for professional conduct, this on-demand course will present proactive methods for avoiding malpractice claims and the proper procedures when faced with one. The course offers you:
    • Techniques to ensure high-quality ethical representation
    • Effective strategies for dealing with conflicts of interest
    • Do’s and don’ts for attorney advertising in Florida
    • Tactics to avoid pitfalls in forming entities with potential for management deadlock
    • The insight and resources to recognize the best ethical solution in tough situations
  • Instructor Bio

    Christopher Hopkins

    • Shareholder with Butzel Long
    • Practice includes professional malpractice, construction and probate litigation, as well as general civil litigation and appeals
    • Listed among Florida Trend magazine’s Legal Elite from 2004 to 2009
    • Editorial board member of Trial Advocate Quarterly
    • Host of legal blog at
    • J.D. degree, Tulane Law School
    • M.T.S. degree, cum laude, Wesley Theological Seminary; B.A. degree, University of Richmond

    Allison Bernstein

    • Senior attorney with Butzel Long
    • Focuses on appeals, general civil litigation and professional malpractice litigation
    • Listed among Florida Trend’s Legal Elite from 2007 to 2009
    • Author of numerous legal articles and frequent CLE faculty member
    • Contributor to legal blog at
    • J.D. degree, Nova Southeastern University
    • B.S.B.A. degree in economics, University of Florida

    D. Smith

    • Partner with Fox Rothschild LLP
    • 40 years of experience as a trial and appellate lawyer
    • Practice includes representation, consultation and expert-witness assignments in matters pertaining to lawyer ethics and professional responsibility
    • Former member of the Florida Bar Board of Governors
    • Former chairman of the Florida Bar Professional Ethics Committee
    • Past president of the Palm Beach County Bar Association

    Franklin Zemel

    • Partner in Arnstein & Lehr LLP’s Litigation Department
    • Focuses on appellate law, business law, civil rights litigation, securities, antitrust, complex commercial tort/complex commercial litigation, and labor and employment law
    • Member of The Florida Bar Professional Ethics Committee
    • Recognized as a Top Lawyer in the 2010 South Florida Legal Guide
    • J.D. and B.A. degrees, University of Miami
    • A.A. degree, University of Florida