Can Money Talk? The Ethics of Sharing Profits with Non-Lawyers 

Date: Thursday, December 3, 2020

Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm

Location: Online Webinar

Cost: $10

Register: Here

MCLE: One Hour of General Participatory MCLE

A program discussing the ethics rules associated with lawyers forming business partnerships with nonlawyers.

This lively program featuring three presenters that are active members of SDCBA’s Legal Ethics Committee will discuss what California’s ethics rules have to say about to what extent and under what circumstances lawyers can form business partnerships with nonlawyers, and whether they are ethically permitted to share the wealth.

About the Speakers

Wendy L. Patrick, JD, Ph.D. is a career prosecutor at the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office, named as the Public Lawyer of the Year by the California State Bar Public Law Section. She is a former Chair of the California State Bar Ethics Committee (COPRAC) and has spent the last twenty years teaching, speaking, and writing about legal ethics.

Ed McIntyre, JD concentrates his practice exclusively on issues of professional responsibility, legal ethics, risk mitigation, and standard of conduct. He counsels and represents lawyers and their firms and serves as an expert witness. He was a trial lawyer for forty years, and most recently was a litigation partner at Solomon Ward and the Firm’s professional responsibility partner.

David C. Carr, JD is an attorney in private practice in San Diego, California, specializing in State Bar discipline defense, bar admissions, attorney fee disputes, legal malpractice, professional responsibility, and ethics advice for lawyers.

This webinar is part of our series of continuing legal education (CLE) classes. Since the physical locations of the library closed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have transitioned our CLE programs online as webinars. These courses have been in high demand and spaces fill up quickly so, please, sign up now to reserve your spot. You will receive an email with your login information after registering for the event.

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