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The Professionalism Treasure in the Preamble


Level: Advanced
Runtime: 61 minutes
Recorded Date: September 04, 2019
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Agenda


  • The Preamble [5] - Improvement of Law
  • The Preamble [1] - Improving the Quality of Justice
  • The Preamble [6] - Following Personal Conscience & the Approbation of Professional Peers
  • The Preamble [8] - Exercising Professional and Moral Judgement
  • Pushing the Envelope of Thought
  • The Preamble [5] - Duty to Uphold the Legal Process & Challenge Authority when Necessary
  • Pro Bono - Helping the Disadvantaged
Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: September 4, 2019


Description

In this program, Stuart will discuss the buried treasure that is Professionalism. An area of the code that is often overlooked by attorneys but serves as the Preamble to the rules and is vital to the practice of law. He will use the comments from the Georgia Code which may slightly differ from the ABA code but substantively the issues discussed can apply to other states.

This program was recorded on September 4th, 2019.

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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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