"Last Chance" Ethics Seminar

Location: BrownWinick Law Firm, 666 Grand Avenue, 21st Floor, Des Moines, Iowa



BrownWinick Law Firm
666 Grand Avenue, 21st Floor
Des Moines, IA 50309

3 Hours CLE Hours/Iowa (will be applied for)
3 Hours Ethics Hours/Iowa (will be applied for)
3 Hours CLE Federal/Iowa (will be applied for)



12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - REGISTRATION

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Lawyers in Need of Assistance: The Impact on the Person, Ethics and the Profession / by Hugh Grady, Executive Director, Iowa Lawyers Assistance Program

  • DESCRIPTION:  This presentation will provide information on the Lawyers in Need of Assistance Program and the impact on the person, ethics and profession.

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Ethical Obligations for Corporate Lawyers During a Securities Offering / by Joe Leo, BrownWinick Attorney

  • DESCRIPTION: This presentation will review the legal ethics rules which come into play when corporate lawyers represent issuers in securities offerings. It will address conflicts of interest, confidentiality obligations and other ethical considerations when multiple stakeholders are involved in the offering.

2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. - BREAK

2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. - Learning From Other's Mistakes: Avoiding Ethical Issues in the Practice of Law / by Becki Brommel, BrownWinick Attorney

  • DESCRIPTION: This presentation will provide a review and analysis of recent ethics opinions and tips on avoiding becoming the subject of an ethics opinion.

3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. - Ethical Issues and Data Security for the Corporate Lawyer / by Jim Pray, BrownWinick Attorney

  • DESCRIPTION:  This presentation will explore the intersection of legal ethics rules aimed at protecting confidential client information and laws governing protection of personal information. The process of complying with breach notification laws and basic IT security will also be covered.

4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - RECEPTION

CLE credit, State (with ethics) and Federal, will be applied for.