As the Practice of Law Changes, Professionalism Should Prevail.
The Florida Bar’s Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism and Young Lawyers Division invite you to explore our wealth of professionalism resources designed to help lawyers maintain the highest standards of ethics and professionalism.
This course presents scenes inspired by real court cases that exhibited violations of the Professionalism Guidelines of the Florida Bar. Past President of the Florida Bar, Michael Tanner, discusses these violations and informs of the consequences of the misconduct in the cases.
Professionalism in a Deposition
This course informs on the importance of acting professionally and civilly in a legal counseling setting. Florida Attorney, Masimba Mutamba, reviews and discusses the Professionalism Guidelines of the Florida Bar and how they are portrayed in a deposition.
Candor Towards the Tribunal
This course presents scenes in which attorneys are faced with ethical dilemmas and prompts the viewer to ask themselves, “What would you do as the attorney in this situation?” This exercise encourages viewers to refer to the guidelines set forth by the Florida Bar when considering what to do in these circumstances.
Presentations by the Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism are intended for educational purposes only and do not replace professional judgment. Statements of fact and opinions expressed are those of the presenters individually and, unless expressly stated to the contrary, are not the opinion of the Florida Bar or its committees. The Florida Bar does not endorse or approve, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy or completeness of the information presented.