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The Advocates for Human Rights presents a free Ethics CLE at Fredrikson & Byron for Human Rights Day

23 Nov 2016 12:00 PM | Aaron Abelleira (Administrator)

The Advocates for Human Rights presents a free Ethics CLE at Fredrikson & Byron for Human Rights Day

Friday, December 9, 2016 12pm - 1pm - FREE


Fredrikson & Byron

200 South Sixth Street

Suite 4000

Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425


1 Ethics CLE credit applied for.


ETHICAL ISSUES IN THE PRACTICE OF HUMAN RIGHTS LAW*

Pro bono attorneys may face unique ethical considerations when documenting human rights abuses or representing clients who have experienced human rights violations in other countries. A panel of volunteer attorneys and staff from The Advocates for Human Rights will share their experiences in how they addressed these ethical issues while representing asylum seekers, litigating human rights violations, and conducting fact- nding missions in other countries.


Moderator: Michele McKenzie, Deputy Director, The Advocates for Human Rights

Panelists: Sarah Brenes, Program Director, The Advocates for Human Rights James O’Neal, Board Member, The Advocates for Human Rights Megan Walsh, Volunteer Attorney, The Advocates for Human Rights


*This entire CLE will cover extensive sections of the following Minnesota Rules of Professional Conduct:

• Rule 6.1 Voluntary Pro Bono Public Service

• Rule 1.6 Con dentiality of Information

• Rule 4.3 Dealing with Unrepresented Person

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