The Ethical Infrastructure and Culture of Law Firms

The conference will focus on how firm lawyers tackle ethics and professional liability concerns, and the role of formal management systems, policies and procedures, as well as the impact of culture and informal controls on conduct. The Ethical Infrastructure and Culture of Law Firms Conference will be held on Friday, April 5, 2013, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Hofstra University Club, David S. Mack Hall, Hofstra University, North Campus.

Conference Speakers:

Deception and Delay in Law Firm Malpractice Disclosure -- Anthony V. Alfieri, University of Miami School of Law

Risk Tolerance in Ethical Decision-Making--
John S. Dzienkowski, The University of Texas School of Law

Relational Infrastructure of Law Firm Regulation --
Elli Wald, University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Nominally Partners: Culture and Social Capital in the Modern Law Firm--
Lisa H. Rohrer, Georgetown University Law Center

Building and Marketing an Ethical Infrastructure: Challenges for Firm Leaders in Promoting Compliance and Ethical Conduct by Lawyers and Staff--Douglas D. Richmond, Aon Risk Solutions

ABA Model Rules in the Age of the Internet--Ronald D. Rotunda, Chapman University School of Law

The Difficulty of Enforcing Broad Ethical Duties of Law Firm Management in the Disciplinary Process: Illustrations and Implications--Ted Schneyer, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law

Online Registration

For more information, please contact Professor Susan Fortney at or 516-463-4744.

This conference is funded in part by the Abraham J. Gross '78 Conference and Lecture Fund at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.

Friday, April 05, 2013





Hofstra University Club
Hofstra University Club
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549


Maurice A. Deane School of Law

Phone: 516-463-4744
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