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CSG’s Professional Liability Group is pleased to offer attorneys access, currently at no charge, to a two-part on-demand CLE worth a total of 2.0 New Jersey ethics credits (1.0 credit for each part).  As with any New Jersey CLE program, credits may be transferable to other jurisdictions with reciprocity under their particular rules. The program is presented by David M. Dugan, a Member of the Firm and former Chair, Vice-Chair and Member of the…
A pair of new and interesting twists in the ongoing story of lawyers resisting in-person appearances in Immigration Courts due to COVID-19 surfaced recently. First, an opinion was issued by the N.Y. State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics stating that an attorney could withdraw from a case if he/she had a fear of contracting COVID-19 that would interfere with effective representation. The option relied upon New York Rule of Professional Conduct 1.16 which allows…