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2018 Ethics Fest

MCLE Credits: 3.00 including 3.00 MCLE, 3.00 Ethics

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Ethics |  Law Practice Management & Technology |  Litigation |  Trial Skills
Hon. Rob Cañas, Jr. |  David Chapin |  Hershel Chapin |  Hon. Stacey G. C. Jernigan |  Nicole LeBoeuf |  Hon. Barbara Lynn |  Kate Morris |  Jay Madrid |  Fred C. Moss |  Stephen Tatum |  Peter Vogel
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Legal Ethics Seminar sponsored by the Legal Ethics Committee. Topics include: Identifying and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest, Exploring the Ethical Duty of Technology, Competence, Lawyer Advertising, Third Party Litigation Funding and Professionalism in Court





Hon. Rob Cañas, Jr.'s Profile

Hon. Rob Cañas, Jr. Related seminars and products:

County Criminal Court No. 10

Judge Roberto Cañas presides over Dallas County Criminal Court No. 10, which handles only domestic violence cases. His court is a U.S. Department of Justice Domestic Violence Mentor Court because it exhibits best practices and serves as a model for other courts to follow. Judge Cañas serves on the City of Dallas Domestic Violence Executive Task Force, regularly trains other judges on DV issues, and has worked to improve the legal system’s response to DV. He was awarded the 2013 Champion of Human Rights Award from Mosaic Family Services and the 2009 Make A Difference Award from New Beginning Center.

David Chapin's Profile

David Chapin Related seminars and products:


David Chapin is a Senior Managing Consultant for IBM’s global Security Practice. Based out of Austin, Texas USA, David’s specialty is security processes and governance as well as the technical side of privacy compliance. He has worked as a security and privacy consultant at IBM for 12 years. Prior to that, he owned and ran a HIPAA privacy and security consulting company and has more than 20 years experience in the security profession. He is the holder of 4 patents, one of which was issued recently regarding a new Data Privacy Engine he developed at IBM. David is a CIPP/US, a CISSP, CISA, and a CISM and he holds a Master’s of Science degree at Lehigh University. He is the author of over a dozen journal articles on security and privacy and has worked extensively on health data issues in the US, particularly with several well-known insurance companies, health care providers, and pharmaceutical companies.

Hershel Chapin's Profile

Hershel Chapin Related seminars and products:

Hershel Chapin has practiced law at the intersection of state and federal court litigation and bankruptcy since 2010.  Early in his career, he worked alongside esteemed legal heavyweights Bankruptcy Judge Phillips (formerly of Middle District of LA) and Bankruptcy Judge Hale (currently of Northern District of Texas).  He is proud to be active in the Dallas Bar Association, has authored numerous Dallas Bar Headnotes articles, and he currently is Chair of the Ethics Committee. 

He has managed his law firm for 5 years.  Other accolades include: he has been a member in the Honorable John C. Ford American Inn of Court since 2013, a member of the State Bar of Texas College of Law since 2014, and a member of the Pro Bono College of Texas since 2010.  He has been named as a 2018 D Magazine "Best Lawyer Under 40."  He currently handles all types of civil cases including collections law, consumer law, construction, real estate, fraudulent transfers, appeals, bankruptcy law, securities regulations, and small capitalizations and transactions.

Hon. Stacey G. C. Jernigan's Profile

Hon. Stacey G. C. Jernigan Related seminars and products:

U.S. Bankruptcy Court

Judge Stacey Jernigan was appointed to the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division, on May 12, 2006. She earned her B.B.A., magna cum laude from Southern Methodist University in 1986 and her  J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law in 1989.

Judge Jernigan practiced law for 17 years in the Business Reorganization and Bankruptcy Practice Group of the international law firm of Haynes and Boone, LLP (Dallas, Texas office), 1989-2006 as an associate, partner, and head of the bankruptcy practice group.   Judge Jernigan represented mostly debtors, committees, and purchasers in large, complex Chapter 11 cases and out-of-court workouts.

Nicole LeBoeuf's Profile

Nicole LeBoeuf Related seminars and products:

LeBoeuf Law PLLC

Nicole LeBoeuf is a civil trial lawyer with active experience in both state and federal courts, as well as arbitration. She is also an arbitrator with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
Nicole regularly represents Dallas law firms and individual attorneys in a variety of matters. She has extensive experience in the representation of business owners and companies in complex and multi-party lawsuits concerning such matters as employment discrimination, deceptive trade practices, breach of contract, fraud, defamation, negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, conspiracy and other business-related claims. Nicole especially enjoys trying cases to juries.
As an officer of the William “Mac” Taylor Inn of Court, and a community leader and volunteer in several organizations including Attorneys Serving the Community, Altrusa and Dallas CASA, Nicole is actively involved with the DFW community. 

Nicole regularly speaks to attorneys, engineers and other professionals regarding their ethical obligations, teaches trial and deposition skills to young lawyers, and is a guest lecturer at the University of Texas Naveen Jindal School of Management.

Hon. Barbara Lynn's Profile

Hon. Barbara Lynn Related seminars and products:

U.S. District Court Northern District

Birth:  1952

Year Service Began:  2000

Appointed by:  President William J. Clinton

Education:  University of Virginia, BA with Highest Distinction 1973, Southern Methodist University School of Law JD summa cum laude, 1976

Legal Practice:  Partner, Carrington Coleman Sloman & Blumenthal, L.L.P 1983 - 1999; Associate 1976 - 1982

Current Memberships:  Chair, Committee on the Administration of the Bankruptcy System, Judicial Conference of the United States; Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law Executive Board; Dallas Bar Association; Dallas Bar Foundation; Texas Bar Foundation (Sustaining Life Member); American Bar Foundation; American College of Trial Lawyers, American Bar Association Section of Litigation (Council, 1999-2002; Chair, 1998-1999); American Bar Association Judicial Division (Chair 2008-09); Research Fellows of Center for American and International Law (Chair, 2000-2001); Master, Judge Patrick E. Higginbotham Inn of Court (President 2001-03); American Law Institute

Kate Morris's Profile

Kate Morris Related seminars and products:

Strasburger & Price, LLP

Kate Morris is a privacy and technology lawyer at Strasburger & Price. She is co-chair of Strasburger’s Privacy, Data and Cybersecurity practice, and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Kate also serves as a Director on the Dallas Bar Association Board of Directors and a Director-At-Large on the Dallas Women Lawyers Association Board of Directors


Jay Madrid's Profile

Jay Madrid Related seminars and products:

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Mr. Madrid is a litigator with decades of experience representing banks, real estate developers, trustees and executors, majority and minority shareholders, directors and officers and small business owners in a wide variety of commercial disputes in federal and state courts throughout the United States. He has worked extensively in the pharmaceutical, financial, real estate, health care, environmental and corporate worlds and industries. Over his long career, he has had extensive experience in all stages of litigation, including both trial and appellate, as well as litigation in administrative settings and all types of alternative dispute resolution.

Mr. Madrid joins Dorsey from Winstead PC where he was a shareholder in the Dallas office and served as Co-Chair of the Fiduciary Litigation practice and previously served as head of the Litigation Section, a member of that firm’s Management and Compensation Committees, as well as head of its Litigation and Dispute Department.

He has a B.A. degree from Texas Western College, a J.D. degree from the University of Texas School of Law and an M.L.A. degree from Southern Methodist University.

Fred C. Moss's Profile

Fred C. Moss Related seminars and products: 1

Professor (Retired)

Frederick C. Moss, Associate Professor in the Dedman School of Law, received his A.B. degree from Georgetown University, his J.D. from Villanova University School of Law and his LL.M. from Harvard Law School. Before joining the faculty at the Dedman School of Law in 1978, he was an assistant U.S. attorney. At the SMU law school, Professor Moss has taught professional ethics, criminal law, evidence and trial advocacy, as well as constitutional and Texas criminal procedure. He also has served the law school as director of the Lawyering Program and associate dean for Lawyering Skills and Clinical Education. Outside the law school, he has served as chair of the Dallas Bar Association's Ethics Committee and as an examiner for the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for 15 years. In the latter capacity, he wrote the evidence portion of the personal injury and civil trial law examinations. Professor Moss has lectured and written in the areas of evidence and professional ethics. In addition, he has served the National Institute for Trial Advocacy as director of its Southern Regional Basic Trial Skills Program and currently serves as director of the Institute's Southern Deposition Program. He retires as Professor Emeritus of Law. 

Stephen Tatum's Profile

Stephen Tatum Related seminars and products:

Cantey Hanger LLP

Stephen Tatum has spent a career in appellate courts all over the country handling many different types of cases. That kind of
experience is valuable and hard to come by. He brings a wide range of knowledge to every case he takes through the appellate system
and has successfully appeared in appellate courts across the country.
University of Texas School of Law, Austin (J.D., 1979)
Southern Methodist University (B.S., 1976)
Centered in trial and appellate litigation. Board certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Approximately 75 appeals handled
Admitted to the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals 2nd, 5th ,9th, 10th, and 11th
Admitted to all Texas Federal District Courts
Board Certified Civil Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1991
Admitted to U.S. Supreme Court, 1993
Member American Arbitration Association Arbitrator Panel
American Law Institute, 2005 – Present
American Bar Association, 1979 – Present
American Bar Association, 1979 – Present
Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, 1996 – Present Member
International Association of Defense Counsel, 1993 – Present Member
Chair – Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth – 2004-2009
Board Member – Texas Health Resources, 2010 – Present
Southwestern University, Georgetown, 1999 – 2006 Trustee
Harris Methodist Hospital – Ft. Worth, 2000 – 2009 Trustee
Chair – Tarrant County Samaritan House, 1992 – 1994
Chair – Tarrant Co. Metropolitan YMCA – 1987-1991
Named Texas Super Lawyers by Texas Monthly magazine, 2014-2015
12 Cantey Hanger Attorneys Named Super Lawyers
14 Cantey Hanger attorneys named Super Lawyers
Cantey Hanger Victory upheld by Texas Supreme Court
14 Cantey Hanger attorneys named Super Lawyers

Peter Vogel's Profile

Peter Vogel Related seminars and products: 1

Foley & Lardner LLP

Peter Vogel is renowned as both a trial and transactional lawyer who deeply understands technology, science and intellectual property, and the opportunities and problems they pose for clients. Governments and administrative agencies, as well as major corporations and emerging businesses, rely on Peter to get right to the heart of an information technology or e-discovery dispute; he knows what to expect and how it will play out in the courtroom. This eliminates unproductive rabbit trails and reduces the cost of litigation for all parties. When negotiating agreements for IT implementation projects for ERP or development projects for healthcare and other companies, his knowledge of technology enables his clients and their vendors to reach consensus faster.

CEOs and other C-suite executives consult with Peter on the confluence of technology, business and law. He advises on cyber-security and identity protection, international privacy laws and global technology disputes, combining complex enterprise systems after a merger or acquisition, and counsels with clients when they are upgrading IT platforms. In every instance, his technical experience, background, and understanding of relationship dynamics streamline the pathway to the right answer and best approach or solution.

Peter is often appointed a Special Master representing the court in IT and eDiscovery disputes. In addition, a court-ordered mediator in eDiscovery and ESI, internet, e-commerce, intellectual property and IT litigation, and has represented numerous states, counties and municipal governments inside Texas and throughout the U.S.

For more than 30 years, Peter has heard dozens of arbitration disputes around the United States for the American Arbitration Association.



Overall:      4.5

Total Reviews: 6


Jay D - Dallas, Texas

"Excellent presentation. I hope it will be done again in the future."

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