The 22nd Annual Statewide Ethics Symposium will be held on Friday, April 6, 2018 at The State Bar of California in San Francisco. This year's symposium will offer up to 3.75 hours of MCLE credit in legal ethics and 1.25 hours of credit in Recognition and Elimination of Bias. Attendees may appear in-person or view the Symposium online via webcast. Deadline to register is March 30. For more information, visit the Ethics Symposium page.
Encouraging ethical practices is an important way for the State Bar to prevent and discourage attorney misconduct. This is where you’ll find many resources, including ethics opinions, education programs and research tools that can aid attorneys in the course of practicing law.
Here’s where you can find direct links to legal codes, ethics authorities, searchable full text resources and current and proposed Rules of Professional Conduct.
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The Ethics Hotline is a confidential service for attorneys seeking guidance on their professional responsibilities.
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Read full text versions of ethics opinions issued by the Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct.
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