Ethics and Professionalism Issues

November 15, 2022

McGuireWoods Atlanta
1230 N. Peachtree St., N.E.
Suite 2100
Atlanta, GA 30309

12-12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30-2:45 p.m. Program

McGuireWoods invites you and your colleagues to attend Tom Spahn’s annual program on ethics and professionalism issues. This in person-only event will be held at McGuireWoods’ Atlanta office.

The first hour of this interactive discussion will explore one of the legal profession’s core duties — maintaining client confidences. The second hour will provide practical tips to help lawyers improve their writing.

Confidentiality: Part I (Strength and Scope of the Duty)
  • Strength of the duty
  • Source, timing and content of protected information
  • When the duty begins and ends
  • Protecting electronic communications
Writing Well
  • Words to use and to avoid
  • Three steps to improve sentences
  • Tips for improving paragraphs
  • How to measure progress

Thomas E. Spahn, Counsel, McGuireWoods LLP
Spahn has served on the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility, and has spoken at more than 2,000 CLE programs on ethics and other topics. Tom was selected as the 2013 and 2020 metro-Washington, D.C., “Lawyer of the Year” for “Bet the Company Litigation” by Best Lawyers®.  

We are seeking 1 hours of ethics and 1 hour professionalism credits for this program. 

For more information, please contact Bridget Light at [email protected].

Our programs are intended for the benefit of our clients and contacts and we reserve the right to refuse any registration at our sole discretion.