American Bar Association Judicial Division
Can judges give testimony before a legislative body? Is it permissible for judge to participate in a family business as the company’s lawyer? Can a judge charge for giving a speech to a civic organization? What role can judges play in supporting and participating in activities that promote a culture of pro bono and access to justice within the legal profession?
Off the Bench: The Ethics of Engaging in Extrajudicial Activity While Advancing Pro Bono
A Two Part Workshop
Join the ABA, for this two part, highly interactive workshop, as we discuss important restrictions and provide guidance on particular situations while addressing the role of judges in the context of the Model Code.
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Part I: Judges Advancing Pro Bono as Champions of Justice
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Part II: Off the Bench: The Ethics of Extrajudicial Activity
The ABA Judicial Division Committee on Ethics and Professionalism
The ABA Judicial Division Lawyers Conference The ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service
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