Ethics

Eccleston and Wolf Attorneys Speak on Judicial Discipline

May 29, 2020

On May 28, Al Frederick was among a panel of lawyers speaking to the Maryland Conference of Circuit Court Judges Annual meeting on the topic of Judicial Discipline.  Judges from both the Circuit and District Courts were in attendance.

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Professional Ethics: Avoid AGC Complaints Where You Can, Win Where You Must

April 1, 2020

Glenn Grossman participated with District Court Designate Judge Dolores Dorsainvil in a program entitled “Professional Ethics: Avoid AGC Complaints Where You Can, Win Where You Must.”  The program, sponsored by the Professional Ethics Committee of the Bar Association of Baltimore City, was held on March 5th and attracted some 50 lawyers and judges. The panelists discussed…

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Eccleston and Wolf Attorneys Lead and Host the DCDLA’s Annual Ethics CLE

January 27, 2020

The D.C. Defense Lawyers Association (“DCDLA”) held its Annual Ethics CLE on January 16, 2020.  Eccleston and Wolf principal Justin Flint, along with colleagues Channing Shor, Abby Franke, and Gregory Sussman, hosted and lead the presentation.  They were joined by speakers Lydia E. Lawless, Bar Counsel for the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission, and Myles Link,…

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Eccleston and Wolf attorney, Stacey Moffet, presents with Bar Counsel on sexual harassment and related claims in the law firm setting.

June 19, 2018

On May 4, 2018, Stacey Moffet, along with Bar Counsel, Lydia Lawless, were presenters at the Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland’s 124th Annual Meeting & Law Day Celebration on “Sexual Harassment: Ethical Implications and Law Firm Practices.”  The presentation addressed the ethical implications of sexual harassment and related claims in the law firm setting…

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Eccleston and Wolf attorney, Al Frederick, speaks to Maryland attorneys regarding a variety of attorney ethical considerations.

June 6, 2018

On April 24th, Al Frederick presented a risk management seminar to two law firms in Montgomery County, dealing with Clients under Disability, Social Media and other risk management issues. On April 25th, Al Frederick was on a panel of speakers for the Estate Council of Montgomery County, Maryland, speaking about Clients under Disability. On May…

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ABA Ethics Opinion Explains Attorney Duty to Protect Electronic Communications with Clients

October 25, 2017

In May 2017, the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility released an opinion providing guidelines that practicing attorneys should follow to ensure that communications with their clients are protected, and not subject to cybersecurity breaches. The opinion states that attorneys must make “reasonable efforts” to ensure their client communications are secure. See ABA…

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