Presenter: Mike Tanner, Former President of The Florida Bar
This course will allow viewers to look at the concepts of professionalism and civility in-depth using re-enactments based on Florida case law, specifically, The Florida Bar v. Schwartz, 284 So.3d, 393 (Fla. 2019) and The Florida Bar v. Krapacs, 2020 WL 3869584 (Fla. 2020).
- Why did you choose to become a lawyer?
- Thinking about the public’s perception of unprofessional behavior, how does that behavior impact the ability for lawyers to represent the public effectively?
- Has a loss in collegiality impacted the legal profession?
Viewers will also learn more about The Florida Bar’s Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism, professionalism resources, The Florida Bar’s Ethics Hotline (800-235-8619), and the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar commonly used to regulate unprofessional behavior, including Rule 4-8.4 (Misconduct) and Rule 3-4.3 (Misconduct and Minor Misconduct).