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Using Bystander Intervention or Non-confrontational Communication & Advocacy: ZoomWebinar (PRACPRO)
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 Export to Your Calendar 5/28/2020
When: Thursday, May 28, 2020
Log-In: 12:50 AM | Program: 1:00 - 3:15 PM
Where: Live | Zoom
United States

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Focus on the Issues: Using Bystander Intervention or Non-confrontational Communication to Increase Effective Advocacy (PRACPRO)

Price: FREE for Members/Non-Members.

Limited to 500 registrants. Registration will close on May 27. 

CLE Credits:  2.0 Harassment & Discriminatory Conduct*

Issues Covered:

A.  Proper v. Unprofessional Conduct:

  • What may be harassment, discrimination or bullying in law practice related matters? 
    Maine Rules of   Professional Conduct 8.4(g).
  • What are distinctions between harassment, discrimination or bullying, and acts creating discomfort that may be necessary elements of law practice and litigation?
  • Are remote contacts and events evaluated differently in the age of social distancing?
  • Are digital, rather than in person, contacts evaluated differently?

B.  Bystander Intervention or Non-confrontational Communication re Attorney Interactions:

  • Who may be a bystander or observer?  In court?  Outside of court? In negotiations? 
    In meetings? During discovery?  Zooming?
  • When may intervention or communication be professionally appropriate?
  • When may intervention or communication be viewed as unwelcome or paternalistic?

C.   Bystander Intervention or Non-confrontational Communication re Conduct Toward:

  • Other parties, witnesses, attorney support staff, court staff.
  • Same questions as in B. above.

The program will invite questions from and observations by program attendees.  

Moderator:
Donald G. Alexander, Associate Justice, Maine Supreme Judicial Court (Retired)

Presenters:
Aria Eee, Bar Counsel, Board of Overseers of the Bar, Augusta
Michael T. Bigos, Esq., Berman Simmons, Lewiston & Portland
La-Qiana Perez-Saxon, Esq., Sole Practitioner, Brunswick

* These credits can be applied for the 2019 or 2020 reporting year. If you have already fulfilled your H&D credit requirements, this program qualifies for ethics and may be used to fulfill your ethics or general credit requirement.

MATERIALS:
Some written materials will be provided by email along with the zoom link prior to the meeting.

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