17th Annual Professional Responsibility Seminar

Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square

Kegler Brown's much-anticipated, annual seminar on professional responsibility will take place on Friday, October 17, at the Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square. Join us, starting at 8:30 a.m., for this well-regarded, half-day seminar focused on providing Ohio's lawyers and judges with timely information regarding ethics and professionalism.

A hot breakfast will be served to all attendees.


Approved for 2.75 CLE Credit Hours

Moderator; Geoffrey Stern

8:30 a.m. – Registration + Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – Recent Developments; Geoffrey Stern

9:15 a.m. – Lawyers and Criminal Conduct; Michael Miller + Rasheeda Khan

Michael and Rasheeda will discuss trends and recent developments involving lawyers who have been charged or convicted with criminal offenses. They'll also look at how the disciplinary system treats lawyers who have been convicted and what happens to lawyers once the criminal case is over.

9:45 a.m. – Ethical Concerns for In-house Counsel; Chris Weber

Chris will include tips to assist in-house counsel in navigating the ethical/professional boundaries in the complex corporate environment, including attorney-client privilege, conflicts, competency and outsourcing services.

10:15 a.m. – Break

10:30 a.m. – Toe the Line: Breeding a Culture of Confidentiality; Jonathan Coughlan

Jonathan's segment will examine some unique, but not infrequent, confidentiality issues lawyers may face, such as concurrent clients, client fraud and reporting up the chain in a corporate setting.

11:15 a.m. – Lawyers Gone Wild: Online Edition; Jason Beehler + Kailee Goold

Jason and Kailee will discuss recent cases and professional considerations for lawyers who have, or plan to have, a presence on social media.

Registration + Fees

Please register by Friday, October 10, by contacting Ashton Lahman, [email protected] or (614) 255-5515. There is a $75 fee to attend this program. We accept cash, checks, and credit cards, except American Express, the day of the seminar. We also accept credit card payments in advance by telephone.


Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square
75 E. State Street
Columbus, OH 43215
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Parking is available at the Columbus Commons Underground Garage, located at 191 S. 3rd Street. Directions to parking garage.

Additional parking is available at the Sheraton Hotel, which valets on the corner of State Street.