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A Comedic Review of Lawyers Gone Wild


Total Credits: 3 including 3 Ethics

Average Rating:
   3.5
Category:
Ethics
Faculty:
Joel Oster
Duration:
3 Hours
Format:
Audio and Video
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Comedic Review of Lawyers Gone Wild

Friday, November 2, 2018 | 1:00 – 4:15 p.m.

ACS Business Technology Center | 600 East 36th Avenue

3.0 Ethics CLE Credits | CLE #2018-037

 

Presented by: Joel Oster, Comedian of Law

 

This fun and memorable game show program teaches ethics based on real-life ethical violations. This is a favorite among attorneys for the ease in which it teaches the Model Rules of Professional Responsibility. In addition, it challenges attorneys to accept the highest calling of our profession.

 

Ethics – Deal or No Deal?

Ethical rules involving litigation screw-ups

  • Ethical quandaries with state approved marijuana use.  Rule 1.2(d) and 8.4
  • When is it ok to betray a client’s confidence? Rule 1.6
  • When is it ok to betray a former client’s confidence? Rule 1.9(c)(1)
  • Alcoholism and competency/supervising – Rule 8.4(c) 8.4 (b)
  • Contingency fee arrangements – yes or no? 1.5(d)
  • Ethics in treating opposing counsel.  Rule 1.2(a)(8)
  • Ethical treatment of the court – Rule 3.3(f)(2)
  • When can I be romantic with my client?  Rule 1.8(J)(1)(iii)
  • Screw-ups concerning operating account.  Rule 1.15
  • When I share fees? Rule 1.5

 

Hollywood Teaches Legal Ethics!

  • Outside of beyond the grave, when can I disclose client confidences? Rule 1.6
  • Can someone be in my ear? Rule 1.8
  • Can I take this case as a learning experience? Rule 1.1(b)
  • How diligent is not diligent? Rule 1.3
  • When can I talk to the opposing party? Rule 4.2(a) & (b), 1.8(h)(2)
  • What if I could be a witness?
  • What if my witness may lie, but I am not certain? Rule 3.3
  • When can/must I withdraw? Rule 1.16
  • Can I advertise that I am a super-lawyer? Rule 7.1

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Comedian of Law


Joel Oster, Esq.,                                        

Joel is a seasoned litigator and regular speaker to attorneys and non-attorneys alike.  He currently is in private practice in Kansas City, specializing in constitutional litigation, campaign finance, sports law and appellate advocacy.  He previously served as senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom at its Kansas City Regional Service Center. While at ADF, he was counsel for the Town of Greece, New York in the landmark case Galloway v. Greece.  Joel argued the case before the United States District Court for the Western District of New York and the Second Circuit, and was part of the legal team presenting the case to the U.S. Supreme Court where they successfully defended the Town against a challenge to its practice of opening its sessions with an invocation.

Oster regularly litigates First Amendment issues.  As lead counsel in Freedom from Religion Foundation v. Obama, Oster skillfully defended the constitutionality of the National Day of Prayer against an Establishment Clause challenge. Before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, he successfully defended the right of an organization to have a pro-life specialty license plate in Missouri in Roach v. Stouffer. In Wigg v. Sioux Falls School District, he successful represented an elementary school teacher in obtaining equal access to school facilities after contract time after she was denied that right based on the viewpoint of her speech.  In addition, Oster has defended various churches based on the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, against discriminatory zoning codes and regulations.  Oster also has defended various individuals, corporations, and political committees against discriminatory and unconstitutional campaign finance regulations. 

Joel has also spoken to thousands of attorneys across the United States and has learned from their successful and unsuccessful legal practices.  Joel brings this practical perspective to all his seminars.

Oster earned his J.D. in 1997 from the University Of Kansas School Of Law.  Oster is admitted to the bar in Kansas, Missouri, Florida, and numerous federal courts.

Joel is a seasoned litigator and regular speaker to attorneys and non-attorneys alike.  He currently is in private practice in Kansas City, specializing in constitutional litigation, campaign finance, sports law and appellate advocacy. 


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