Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2018

Immigration, Employment, Trusts/Estates, and Litigation Attorney, Jonathan Wong, will be speaking at PLI’s free program, Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2018, on September 6th in San Francisco.

Attorneys knowledgeable about  professional responsibility and pro bono service, who work in legal services, law firms, private bar programs and in-house corporate law departments will discuss the application of the California Rules of Professional Conduct, the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, and, where relevant, the Proposed California Rules of Professional Conduct to pro bono legal service in different settings.

The program will cover the basics of pro bono, including the definition of “Pro Bono” for lawyers, why it is considered an important part of the profession, and ethical concerns unique to pro bono, as opposed to the commercial practice of law. It will also address emerging ethical issues in developing areas, such as pro bono clinics, incubators, pro bono in Federal courts, and the impact of technology in pro bono legal services. Finally, the program will discuss hypothetical fact patterns to illustrate the application of the rules.

For complete information about Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation, pricing, and registration, visit the PLI website.

Continuing Education

CLE-CA Credits
Total Credits: 3.00
Ethics: 3.00


Additional Speakers

Renee Glover Chantler
Chantler Law Offices

Toby J. Rothschild
Of Counsel

Christopher M. Tirrell
Associate Commercial Counsel
X, Google

Phong S. Wong
Pro Bono Director
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Tiela Chalmers
Chief Executive Officer and General Counsel
Alameda County Bar Association and Volunteer Legal Services Corporation