Do You Know Thy 10 Legal Ethics Commandments?
We’re excited to bring you Sean Carter’s Thou Shalt Not Lie, Cheat and Steal: 10 Commandments For Avoiding Ethical Problems As a Lawyer.”
Sean, a Harvard Law School Graduate, is a dynamic and fun speaker. You may have attended one of his sessions as each year, he travels cross-country to present more than 100 CLE programs on such topics as legal ethics, stress management, constitutional law, legal marketing and much more. He has is also the author of the comedic legal treatise: If It Does Not Fit, Must You Acquit?: Your Humorous Guide to the Law.
In this one-hour video (currently accredited in Florida for 1.00 hour Ethics), Sean covers 10 basic ethics principles, using the Model Rules, including:
I. Thou Shalt Not Kill (Misconduct)
II. Thou Shalt Not Bear False Witness (Candor Toward the Tribunal; Truthfulness)
III. Thou Shalt Not Steal (Safekeeping property)
IV. Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery (Conflicts of Interest)
V. Thou Shalt Not Discriminate (Misconduct – prejudicial actions)
VI. Thou Shalt Not Gossip (Confidentiality)
VII. Thou Shalt Know Thy Stuff (Competence)
VIII. Thou Shalt Just Do It (Diligence)
IX. Thou Shalt Call Thy Client Backeth (Communication)
X. Thou Shalt Not Lose Thy Mind (Declining/Terminating Representation)
Enjoy a fun presentation while you brush up on some ethical principles.