In today’s world, the law and your ethical duties change rapidly. From conflicts of interest to protecting confidential information, new cases are constantly redefining your ethical duties as an attorney. If you are a California attorney and you want to keep current on the main ethical cases from 2013, we have just added an excellent new CLE course.
In The Top 10 California Legal Ethics Rulings of 2013, Employment Law attorney Dan Eaton provides a comprehensive review of the top ethical decisions in California from 2013. The ethical decisions discussed arise from a variety of practice areas and deal with various ethical issues, from threatening extortion to confidentiality & privilege.
This legal ethics CLE course discusses the following California decisions from 2013:
- Lopez v. Banuelos (E.D.Cal. 2013) 2013 WL 4815699
- Rickley v. Goodfriend (2013) 212 Cal.App.4th 1136
- U.S. ex rel. Hartpence v. Kinetic Concepts, Inc.,
- Mt. Holyoke Homes, L.P. v. Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell, LLP (2013) 219 Cal.App.4th 1299
- Jay v. Mahaffey (2013) 218 Cal.App.4th 1522
- Zimmerman v. Superior Court (2013) 220 Cal.App.4th 389
- Mendoza v. Hamzeh (2013) 215 Cal.App.4th 799
- Yanez v. Plummer (2013) 221 Cal.App.4th 180
- Citizens for Ceres v. Superior Court (2013) 217 Cal.App.4th 889
- Khani v. Ford (2013) Cal.App.4th 916
Daniel E. Eaton is a shareholder with Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek in San Diego in the Litigation Department and practices employment law. Mr. Eaton received his B.S. from Georgetown University in 1984 and received his law degree, cum laude, from the Harvard Law School in 1989. Prior to joining Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, Mr. Eaton was with Proskauer Rose in Los Angeles from 1995 to 1998 and with Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich from 1989 to 1995. He was an Adjunct Professor of Law at Western State College of Law in 1993. He also has taught employment law at the University of California, San Diego, and both human resources law and business ethics at San Diego State University. From 1983 to 1986, Mr. Eaton served as an aide to Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senator Arlen Specter.
This legal ethics CLE course is currently accredited in California. For more information about CLE in California please click the following link: California CLE.