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It's Elementary: Sam Seedy Wasn't Thinking (An Ethics Saga)
Date: 04/29/2014
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Presented by: Energy, Telecommunications and Water Committee, ISBA Energy, Utilities, Telecommunication and Transportation Section Council
Experience Level: Basic to Intermediate
MCLE Credit: As of 04/28/2016, this program is no longer eligible for MCLE Credit.
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Sam Seedy grew up in a small Midwestern town wanting to be Perry Mason. He was well on his way (having graduated first in his law school class). Charmed by the bright lights and fast pace of city life, Sam moved to Nirvana Town and began to build a law practice. For years, clients flocked to this likable and competent lawyer. But, it all began to change after Sam lost his copy of the Rules of Professional Conduct.

A series of fictional skits will show us how Sam fell into a number of ethical blunders that incurred the displeasure of the courts and disciplinary agency, alienated his clients and sorely disappointed his friends and colleagues. It seems certain, however, that with the assistance of a distinguished ethics expert, and by tapping into the power of mindful thinking, Sam will come to a happy ending.

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