The day-to-day practice of an attorney is riddled with ethical risks both from internal and external sources. Keeping up with all the compliance rules and ways you need to protect yourself and your office from malpractice is essential. This program will highlight up-to-date top issues that can lead to ethical violations such as incorrectly drafted engagement agreements, unprotected digital communication with clients, and witnessing another colleague's ethical misbehavior. Order today!
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KEITH SELLEN is the director of the Office of Lawyer Regulation for the State of Wisconsin, the agency that investigates and prosecutes attorney misconduct and medical incapacity. Mr. Sellen graduated from West Point and the University of Wisconsin Law School. He served as a JAG, where he earned an LL.M degree. He joined the Office of Lawyer Regulation in September 2000.
STEVEN R. SORENSON is a shareholder with the law firm of von Briesen & Roper, s.c. He is a member of the American Bar Association Law Foundation, chairs the District Three Wisconsin Office of Lawyer Regulation Committee, and serves on the Ethics Committee of the American Bar Association‘s Legal Education Committee. In the past, Mr. Sorenson has served in many capacities with the State Bar of Wisconsin; he chaired several of the state bar standing committees, served as secretary from 1994 to 1996, and most notably, served as president from 1997 to 1998. He is a former member of the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association, former president of both the National Conference of Bar Presidents and the Wisconsin Law Foundation Fellows, and a current member of the foundation‘s Board of Trustees. Mr. Sorenson presents lectures throughout the state of Wisconsin on various topics, ranging from real estate law to professional ethics. He earned his undergraduate degree from Luther College and his Juris Doctorate degree from Marquette University. During that time, he also attended American University in Washington, D.C. to study national public policy.