YLS New (and Transitioning) Lawyer Seminar

Making the Record

Friday, September 20
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
1.2 MCLE Hours

Hon. Joel P. Fahnestock, 16th Judicial Circuit Court, Kansas City
Kathy Foley, 16th Judicial Circuit Court, Kansas City

Issues and Insights in Family Law

Friday, September 20
2:40 – 3:40 p.m.
1.2 MCLE Hours  

Callie R. Pippin, 16th Judicial Circuit Court, Kansas City
Nicole M. Fisher, Wright & Fisher, LLC, Kansas City
Amy E. Bender-Levy, Catholic Legal Assistance Ministry, St. Louis 

Ethics Dilemmas – True Stories, Professional Predicaments . . . Lasting Lessons Delivered in a "TED Talks" Style

Six 10-minute segments in the format of the popular “TED Talks”, each segment based on true stories illustrating ethics dilemmas that new lawyers are likely to encounter early in their career, revealing the wrong and right way to handle such situations and lessons learned.

Friday, September 20

3:50 – 4:50 p.m.
1.2 MCLE Hours, including 1.2 Ethics hours

Speakers and Topic Areas:

TALK Topic: Social Media
Monika D. Jenkins, Seigfreid Bingham, PC, Kansas City

TALK Topic: Responsibilities of a Subordinate Lawyer
Jason M. Sengheiser, Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, St. Louis

TALK Topic: Duty of Confidentiality
Christina M. Lewis Abate,The Bar Plan, St. Louis 

TALK Topic: Trust Accounts
Kate E. Noland, Clay County Prosecutor's Office, Liberty

TALK Topic: Duty to Third Parties When Receiving Documents You Shouldn’t Have Received
Martha M. "Martie" Clark, Law Office of Martha M. Clark, St. Charles

TALK Topic: Rule 4 - Competence
Amy E. Bender-Levy, Catholic Legal Assistance Ministry, St. Louis 

Post Ethics Dilemmas Session Refreshment Gathering and Knowledge Bars

The last seminar session will be followed by a 30-minute refreshment gathering (complimentary beer, wine and soft drinks) giving those who attended the Ethics Dilemmas “Talks” an opportunity to extend the conversation. All six presenters will be on hand, each hosting their own separate “Knowledge Bar” and welcoming more discussion with attendees in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. Adam Puchta Winery will be donating the wine