The January 6 Committee: A Retrospective and the Role of Legal Ethics

Legal Area:        Ethics Professional Responsibilities Malpractice Liability Government Civil Criminal Constitutional
Session END DATE:        12/31/2024
Total CLE Hours:        3.00
Ethics Hrs Included:        3.00
Registration Fee:        $60.00
Information:        ONLY $30

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As part of the “President's Speaker Series”, the HBA presents a series of programs to foster education and to encourage elevated discourse by bringing substantive, thoughtful insight to the biggest legal stories in the news. This exceptional Annual Ethics CLE program will explore the timely topic of the January 6 Committee investigation through the lens of legal ethics and professional responsibility. This important discussion will include an All-Star Panel, including the Former Chief Investigative Counsel of the January 6th Committee, the Former Solicitor General of Virginia, Former White House Special Counsel, and other highly esteemed legal experts. This CLE course features streaming video and downloadable audio presentations from a seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on March 7, 2023. Some of the subjects include:

  • "Lawyers Behaving Badly"

  • Duties to Client: Institutional Interests vs. Personal Interests

  • Attorney-Client Privilege and Attorney-Client Responsibility

  • Subpoena Compliance, Statutory Claims, and the Fifth Amendment

  • Ethical Considerations and Applicable Practice Tips for All Attorneys

    • Session #1 - Legal Ethics in Congress and the Public Arena: Lessons From the January 6 Committee

    • Michael L. Stern, Former Special Counsel, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. For more information, click this link.

    • Session #2 - From Eastman to the West Wing: Legal Ethics Challenges Arising from the January 6 Committee

    • Timothy Heaphy, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP; Former Chief Investigative Counsel, January 6 Committee. For more information, click this link.

      Martine Cicconi, Partner, Akin Gump; Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior White House Counsel. For more information, click this link.

      Nikhel Sus, Senior Counsel, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. For more information, click this link.

      Sarah Isgur, ABC News Contributor; Senior Editor and Host, Advisory Opinions for The Dispatch; Former Spokesperson, U.S. DOJ. For more information, click this link.

    • Session #3 – Of Oath Keepers and Oath Takers: Ethical and Practical Considerations for Counsel in the January 6 Committee Investigations

    • Michelle Kallen, Partner, Jenner & Block, and Former Solicitor General of Virginia. For more information, click this link.

      Marcus Childress, Special Counsel, Jenner & Block, and Former Investigative Counsel, January 6 Committee. For more information, click this link.

      Raphael Prober, Partner and Co-Head of Congressional Investigations Practice, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. For more information, click this link.

      Introductions and Remarks:

      Christopher V. Popov, HBA President, Vinson & Elkins. For more information, click this link.

      Seepan V. Parseghian, Co-Chair of the HBA Continuing Legal Education Committee. Beck Redden LLP. For more information, click this link.


      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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