Peek into the Mind of Your First-Year Associate

Level: Intermediate
Runtime: 62 minutes
Recorded Date: June 04, 2020
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• Understanding the Situation
• Upheaval at a Critical Moment of Life
• Their School Experience
• A Unique Element - The Generational Issue
• It's all about Supervision
• Rule 5.1 - Responsibilities of Partners, Managers, and Supervisory Lawyers
• Rule 5.3 - Responsibilities Regarding Non-Lawyer Assistants
        - Mindset
        - Process
• Rule 5.2 - Responsibilities of a Subordinate Lawyer
• Rule 8.4 - Misconduct
• Non-Lawyers Outside the Firm

Runtime: 1 hour, 2 minutes
Recorded: June 4, 2020


The crop of first-year associates that finished their schooling during the quarantine of 2020 is going to be different. The upheaval they experienced was different from the disruption that plagued the rest of the practice. If you want to mentor them properly, it’s important to see into their world.

In this CLE program, we will gain insight from Stuart Teicher, Esq., who was a law school professor for these associates during this tumultuous time in their lives. (Ethics Rules 1.1, 5.3 and more covered).

This program was recorded on June 4th, 2020.

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Stuart Teicher


Stuart I. Teicher, Esq.

Professional Legal Educator

Stuart I. Teicher, Esq. is a professional legal educator who focuses on ethics law. A practicing attorney for over 17 years, Stuart's career is now dedicated to helping fellow attorneys survive the practice of law and thrive in the profession. Mr. Teicher teaches seminars, provides in-house training to law firms and gives keynote speeches at conventions and association meetings. He also provides consultation and representation in attorney disciplinary matters.

Stuart helps attorneys get better at what they do (and enjoy the process) through his entertaining and educational CLE Performances. His expertise is in "Technethics," a term Stuart coined that refers to the ethical issues in social networking and other technology. Stuart also speaks about "Practical Ethics" -- those lessons hidden in the ethics rules that enhance a lawyer's practice.

Mr. Teicher is a Supreme Court appointee to the New Jersey District Ethics Committee where he investigates and prosecutes grievances filed against attorneys, an adjunct Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School in Camden, New Jersey where he teaches Professional Responsibility and an adjunct Professor at Rutgers University in New Brunswick where he teaches undergraduate writing courses.

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