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Speaker, "Double Jeopardy: A Game Show of Legal Ethics," Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Mid-America Chapter and Husch Blackwell CLE Ethics Seminar

September 11, 2019
Speaking Engagements

Tannaz Kouhpainezhad and Casey Kidwell will present "Double Jeopardy: A Game Show of Legal Ethics," at the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Mid-America Chapter and Husch Blackwell CLE ethics seminar on September 11, 2019 in Omaha, NE.

Contestants answer and discuss legal ethics questions, hypotheticals and dilemmas posed by our Legal Ethics Hosts, who will involve the audience in competition with the panel as well as lively discussion on current legal ethics issues and rules of professional practice. Contestants and the audience may be asked to select the true ethics story from among fictional hypotheticals, guess the ending to bizarre ethics sagas provide the final lines of a poem that describes an ethics controversy or simply answer a traditional true/false or multiple choice questions.  Discussion will follow each question wherein the Legal Ethics Hosts will provide references to relevant rules, cases and ethics opinions.

Topics include:

  • The use of social media                                                         
  • Electronic discovery
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Reporting misconduct and breaches of ethical rules
  • Expert witness issues
  • Spousal conflicts and other relative-related conflicts
  • Whistleblowing
  • Reporting legal misconduct of counsel
  • Negotiation tactics
  • Litigation tactics vs. ethical misconduct
  • Multi-jurisdictional practice issues
  • Communication and disclosure dilemmas
  • Lying witnesses
  • Threats and coercive tactics
  • Attorney-client privilege
  • And much, much more...

For additional information about this event, please visit the registration website.


Casey W. Kidwell

Senior Associate