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The Justice and Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco presents
Ethical Issues for Legal Aid Attorneys

April 11, 2018: 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
MCLE Credits - 3 H

Merri Baldwin
Rogers Joseph O'Donnell

Toby Rothschild

Richard Zitrin
Zitrin Law Office

This program will address ethical issues and questions that legal aid attorneys face, including the below topics, and other questions and hypotheticals submitted in advance.

• Conflicts of interest and disclosures, e.g., landlord-tenant, joint clients, third-party retention
• Clients with limited competence and capacity; vulnerable clients
• Limited-scope representation: advantages and pitfalls
• Representing unaccompanied minors
• Confidentiality, including with third parties, threats against others
• Uncooperative clients: communicating and withdrawal
• Attorney fees and paying modest client expenses

Register by emailing

Submit questions or hypotheticals for the presenters to Gloria Chun at by Friday, April 6, 2018


BASF Conference Center
301 Battery Street
3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111


MCLE Registration: 2:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program: 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Event Code: VE188000

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