Your Brain on Ethics

        
  
     
Legal Area:        Ethics Professional Responsibility Malpractice Liability
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        1.50
Registration Fee:        $30.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        12/31/2021
Information:        * ONLY $15 *
  

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Why do seemingly upstanding and widely-admired lawyers do "bad" things? This excellent CLE program analyzes the intersection between the psychology of decision making and behavioral legal ethics. By understanding the dynamics of the Kahneman's dual system of decision making, lawyers are better equipped to recognize and to avoid the most common ethical mistakes and pitfalls. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on February 12, 2020.



Some of the subjects for this course include:


  • Ethical Decision Making, Fast and Slow

  • System 1 and System 2

  • Social and Organizational Pressures

  • Cognitive Heuristics and Biases

  • Situational Factors

  • Rationalizations

  • Best Practices "Ethics Quiz"


  • Speakers:

    Jonathan Smaby, who is the Executive Director of the Texas Center for Legal Ethics.  More information may be found on the Center's website.

    Kevin Dubose, who is an attorney with the firm of Alexander, Dubose & Jefferson LLP.  More information may be found on his firm's website.

    Beverly Godbey, who is an attorney with the firm of Amy Stewart PC.  More information may be found on her firm's website.

    Robert Prentice, who is a Professor with the University of Texas McCombs School of Business.  More information may be found on the University's website.




    ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

    This course is approved for CLE credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238). Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation requirements.


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