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Test Your Ethics IQ: Pass or Fail (Jorgensen)
Start Date: 11/5/2018Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 11/5/2018End Time: 5:00 PM
Event Description:
Lecture:
Ken will address various ethics topics staged within specific factual settings and ask you to solve questions raised by the scenarios.  Examples include a relatively recent lawyer discipline case involving unauthorized practice by lawyer who was never physically in Minnesota, a recent Lawyer Board Opinion addressing lawyers responding to social media reviews, and other scenarios, many taken from court decisions or ethics rulings.  

Presenter:
Ken Jorgensen, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Ken is a lawyer who counsels and represents other lawyers. He advises law firms and corporate legal departments on legal ethics, professional responsibility, loss prevention, legal malpractice, unauthorized practice of law, attorney-client privilege and lawyer trust account compliance. He also represents lawyers, law firms and judges in professional discipline matters, applicants in bar admission matters and provides expert opinions on legal malpractice, lawyer discipline, ethics compliance and the unauthorized practice of law.  His extensive experience in Legal Ethics includes serving as the Director of the Minnesota Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility where, during his more than 20 years with the lawyer discipline system, he handled hundreds of ethics investigations involving lawyer misconduct and issued ethics opinions to lawyers and judges.

Ken is the Ethics Partner at Dorsey & Whitney LLP. As Ethics Partner, he focuses on legal ethics and loss prevention, advising lawyers in Dorsey’s offices in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Before joining Dorsey, Ken was a state court trial judge presiding over all types of cases including civil and criminal matters. Ken is a frequent CLE lecturer and has written numerous articles concerning Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics. He has served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Minnesota Law School, Hamline Law School and William Mitchell College of Law and received the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Professional Excellence Award in 2006.

At Hellmuth & Johnson.

1 Ethics CLE Credit - Event Code: 264356

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Contact Information:
Name: Allison Burke
Email: allison.burke@mitchellhamline.edu

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