Professional Responsibility Credits available for participants in program

November 7, 2012

Peoria, IL (November 7, 2012) An interactive and analytical discussion of the film, The Lincoln Lawyer, will be offered at Bradley University on November 19 at 5:30 p.m. in the Professional Development Center (room 116) in Westlake Hall.

The film will be paused for discussion at each point the attorney is faced with an ethical dilemma under the ABA Model Rules and the Illinois Attorney Rules of Professional Conduct. Cliff Scott-Rudnick, Assistant Professor at The John Marshall Law School, will lead the discussion. There also will be a short presentation and review of recent changes to the Illinois Rules of Professional Responsibility, including Safekeeping and other rule changes since the 2010 amendments, and a review of recent Supreme Court decisions on IARDC-recommended findings. Discussion of some of the differences between real legal practice and the movie also will follow.

Seating is limited to 130 persons.  Register for the program online at Lawyers who participate in the presentation will earn three free professional responsibility credits. Local professionals are encouraged to mingle with Bradley students at the event.

Refreshments will be provided. The event is sponsored by Bradley’s Intellectual and Cultural Activities Committee, Institute for Principled Leadership in Public Service, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and Pre-Law Center and the law firm of Meyer & Kiss.