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19th Annual
FAMILY AND TRIAL LAW CONVOCATION ON PROFESSIONALISM

RECORDED MARCH 7, 2012

CLE Hours:
3 CLE including 1 Ethics Hour, 1 Professionalism Hour and 2 Trial Practice Hours

Co-Sponsor:
Family Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
;
General Practice and Trial Law Section, State Bar of Georgia

Presiding:
John C. Mayoue, Program Chair, Mayoue Gray Eittreim, P.C., Atlanta

  1. Introduction and overview
    State Bar of Georgia Handbook, Part IV (Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct) pages H-26

  2. Professional Responsibility

    Mandated civility pledge vs. aspirational creed
    a. Criminal acts
    b. Lack of civility
    c. Abusive litigation dealing with pro se litigants
    d. Dangers of social media


  3. Dealing with other lawyers—duties to report misconduct
    ABA Model Rule of Professional Conduct 8.3 and Georgia Bar Rule 8.3

  4. Duties to pro se litigants
    “Right of Litigant to act in person or by attorney—effective self-representation” C.J.S. Attorney and client section 197 (2012)

Panelists:
Hon. Thomas R. Campbell, Jr., Judge, Fulton County Superior Court, Atlanta Judicial Circuit, Atlanta
Hon. Reuben M. Green, Judge, Cobb County Superior Court, Cobb Judicial Circuit, Marietta
Richard A. Campbell, Deming Parker Hoffman Campbell & Daly LLC, Norcross
Elizabeth Green Lindsey, Davis, Matthews & Quigley, P.C., Atlanta
Kelly A. Miles, Smith Gilliam Williams & Miles, P.A., Gainesville