20th Annual Professional Responsibility Seminar

, Lori Brown, Bar Counsel, Columbus Bar Association
Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square

2.75 CLE Credit Hours - Pending Approval

Kegler Brown’s annual seminar on professional responsibility will take place on Friday, October 13, 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.


8:30 a.m.Registration

9:00 a.m. – Recent Developments in Legal Ethics
Jonathan E. Coughlan, Director, Kegler Brown

This segment will cover recent ethics developments in advertising, soliciting clients, business relationships with clients, reporting misconduct and IOLTAs. Recent ethics opinions, as well as recent Supreme Court of Ohio decisions, will be discussed.

9:45 a.m. – Let’s Call the Bar Association
Lori Brown, Bar Counsel, Columbus Bar Association

Lori will identify and explain some of the key differences between the Office of Disciplinary Counsel and a Certified Grievance Committee in the investigation of grievances against lawyers and the prosecution of attorney discipline cases, with consideration to the application of the Rules for the Government of the Bar and the Rules of Professional Conduct in deciding which cases to pursue as a Certified Grievance Committee.

10:15 a.m.Break

10:30 a.m. – Lawyers Need Protection, Too
Chris Weber, Managing Director, Kegler Brown

Chris will discuss practical steps lawyers can take to help navigate the traps that exist in the everyday practice of law.

11:15 a.m. – #Lawyers + Social Media
Jason H. Beehler, Director, Kegler Brown

Jason will lead a discussion on the ethical concerns associated with lawyer’s use of various social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and the like).


Please register by Thursday, October 12, by clicking the RSVP button below or by contacting Korri Titus, [email protected] or (614) 255-5515.

There is a $75 fee to attend this program. We accept checks and credit cards, except American Express. Checks should be made out to Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter and can be mailed to 65 E. State Street, Suite 1800, Columbus, OH 43215. A confirmation email will be sent once the check is received. To pay with a credit card, please contact Korri Titus at (614) 255-5515.


Sheraton Columbus Hotel
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 and Third Street.