May it Please the Court: Ethical and Professional Responsibility Issues During Trial

April 30, 2021

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET
90-minute presentation  
CLE: 1.50 Credits

You have been assigned a high-profile and complex homicide case. You have received the evidence and the charging documents and made a very reasonable offer for the defendant to plead guilty and he has declined. You have complied with all the defense discovery requests. You are now set for trial. What other ethical and professional responsibility obligations do you have? What if any challenges do you anticipate from your Judge, the attention hungry defense attorney or even the media? What if any Batson challenges do you foresee? Do you have any unique statutory obligations in your jurisdiction? What about liability anxieties? What about surprise defense motions or attacks during trial? Our veteran faculty member will discuss the ethical and professional responsibility obligations that arise in every stage of trial. Work through case examples that depict current challenges you face with cases on your dockets and obtain meaningful explanations. Participation is encouraged!

This program qualifies for 1.50 hours of legal ethics credit.

Presented by:
Britt Imes
Supervising Deputy District Attorney-Desert Division
Capital Litigation Coordinator
San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office

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This particular live webinar will also be available as a recorded session. For those of you who may not be able to join us live you may also purchase the recorded version for the same price.

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Continuing Legal Education Credits: 1.50 hours

NDAA has applied for CLE credit in the states of Georgia, Kansas, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia.  

Zoom will log each attendee’s “time in session” for the webinar. All attendees who sign into the webinar and complete the session will be sent a copy of the PowerPoint presentation, speaker biography, and a Uniform CLE Certificate from NDAA staff following the event.

Attendees must self-submit this course for approval in their home state. All attorneys are responsible for any fees associated with CLE filing. Attorneys seeking CLE credit should contact their state bar associations for more information.  General questions or additional information regarding CLE credit can be directed to Project Coordinator Logan Kilduff at

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NDAA Cancellation, Refund & Substitution Policy*:

NDAA will gladly offer training course attendees a credit for the full course amount which you or an office colleague can use for the rescheduled course or a future NDAA course of your choosing prior to September 30, 2021. As always, substitutions are accepted at any time. Note, NDAA regrets that cash refunds are not available. Please submit all requests to NDAA in writing via email to Project Coordinator Logan Kilduff at

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