On October 10, 2013, O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing held its annual Continuing Legal Education seminar in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on a number of legal ethics issues of interest to in-house counsel.
Chad Baruch of Texas, a recognized national speaker on legal issues, presented a lecture entitled “Back to the Beginning: Marberry v. Madison and the Roots of Judicial Review” and made a presentation on the ethics of legal writing.
Pete Faust, Chair of O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing’s Corporate Practice Group, moderated a panel discussion between professional journalists and attorneys entitled “Legal Ethics Issues Relating to the Media & Dealing with the Media.” The panel was comprised of two media representatives, Mike Gousha, a television broadcaster and Distinguished Fellow in Law and Public Policy at Marquette University Law School, and Cary Spivak, an investigative reporter with the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, and O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing attorneys Dean Laing, Steve Slawinski and Bill Wiseman.
Bill Wiseman, who also teaches Legal Ethics at Loyola University Law School, also presented a lecture entitled “Alternative Legal Financing: Commercial Legal Funding” summarizing the legal ethics issues relating to recent developments in litigation financing.
Grant Killoran, Chair of O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing’s Litigation Practice Group, presented a lecture entitled “Ethical (and Practical) Considerations for Managing E-Discovery and Electronically Stored Information” focusing on legal ethics issues relating to electronic data.
O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing will hold this seminar again in the Fall of 2014. If you would like copies of the materials from our recent seminar, or if you would like to attend the 2014 seminar, please contact O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing at 414.276.5000. This seminar is limited to in-house counsel.