Recent Developments in Legal Ethics

Friday March 10, 9am-10am, Weinmann Hall, Room TBD

Prof. Ciolino will discuss recent developments in legal ethics, professional responsibility, and the law governing lawyers. He will address recent case law, the rule-making activities of regulators and bar associations, and advisory ethics opinions.

Dane Ciolino, Alvin R. Christovich Distinguished Professor of Law, Loyola University New Orleans School of Law

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Dane S. Ciolino, serves as the Alvin R. Christovich Distinguished Professor of Law at Loyola University New Orleans School of Law. His principal scholarly and teaching interests include Legal Ethics, Trial Advocacy, and Evidence.

Professor Ciolino graduated cum laude from Rhodes College in 1985, and magna cum laude from Tulane Law School in 1988, where he was inducted into Order of the Coif and served as Editor in Chief of the Tulane Law Review.

After graduating from law school, Prof. Ciolino worked as a law clerk
for the United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, and as an associate with Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York City, and Stone, Pigman, Walther & Wittmann in New Orleans.

Professor Ciolino has served as reporter to the Louisiana State Bar Association Ethics 2000 Committee, as a chairperson of a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board Hearing Committee, as a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association (“LSBA”) Professionalism Committee, as a member of the LSBA Lawyer & Judicial Codes of Conduct Committee, as chairperson of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana Lawyer Disciplinary Committee and as a member of the LSBA Ethics Advisory Service.

In addition to teaching at Loyola, Professor Ciolino represents lawyers and judges in disciplinary proceedings, and provides consultations on legal-ethics issues. His blog, Louisiana Legal Ethics, is at lalegalethics.org.

Professor Ciolino can be reached by telephone at (504) 975-3263, or by email at dane@daneciolino.com. His web site address is daneciolino.com.