In addition to its core activities, the Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct (COPRAC) sponsors educational programs and conferences offering MCLE credit for attorneys.
COPRAC conducts one hour MCLE programs for local bar associations (with a focus on less populated areas where live presentations are not customarily available), on various ethics topics relevant to the bar's members. Among other benefits, the programs are intended to facilitate the formation and continued operation of local ethics committees, and to forge further bonds between the state bar programs and local bars and their members.
The Committee has conducted programs for the bar associations of Contra Costa, Imperial, Kings, Sacramento, Sonoma, Stanislaus, and Tulare counties. For information about ethics program for local bar associations, please call 415-538-2107.
22nd Annual Statewide Annual Ethics Symposium
This year the panels will explore:
Date: Friday, April 6, 2018 9:30 am - 4:15 pm
Place: State Bar of California - San Francisco
This year the Ethics Symposium will be offered for in-person attendance and online attendance via webcast. For more information, visit the Ethics Symposium webpage. Offers up to 5 Hours of MCLE Credit. This year we will be offering 3.75 hours of Legal Ethics credit which is approved for Legal Malpractice Legal Specialization credit by the State Bar of California, as well as 1.25 hours of Elimination of Bias credit.
The Symposium is a forum for California attorneys to participate in an interactive program discussing cutting edge issues confronting the professional responsibility area. MCLE credit is available.
Previous symposiums have brought together members of local bar ethics committees, law professors, State Bar judges, prosecutors and respondents' counsel, law firm ethics counsels, malpractice defense practitioners, members of the judiciary and ADR attorneys and neutrals.
COPRAC has presented several programs at previous State Bar Annual Meetings. Materials for those programs are posted below.