CLE Seminars

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In Celebration of National Pro Bono Week!

Arizona’s Pro Bono Network Presents a Free Ethics CLE featuring Lynda Shely.

The seminar will focus on the ethical issues that surround the provision of pro bono legal services, limited scope representation, and brief service and advice.
 
The CLE seminar will be offered at no cost to pro bono attorneys across Arizona and may qualify for up to one hour of CLE Ethics Credit.

The seminar will be held live in Tucson and Phoenix on the following dates:
 
Tucson
Tuesday, October 24th  |   1:00 – 2:00 pm
320 N. Commerce Park Loop|  Tucson, AZ85745
To register, please email Michele Mirto at mmirto@stepuptojustice.org
 
Phoenix
Wednesday, October 25th |   11:00 am – 12:00 pm
4201 N. 24th Street, Suite 210|  Phoenix, AZ 85016
To register, please email Pat Gerrich at pgerrich@clsaz.org
 
The seminar will be recorded and may be viewed on-line at a later date. 

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Lynda Shely 

Lynda opened The Shely Firm, PC in 2003 after serving as the State Bar of Arizona's Director of Lawyer Ethics for 10 years. Lynda represents legal professionals, including law firms, in-house corporate legal departments, individual lawyers, and government entities in ethics, risk management, and professional responsibility matters.  

Lynda advises lawyers in responding to Bar inquiries, serves as a practice monitor for lawyers in discipline diversion programs, consults with firms on ethics compliance including staff training, law firm practice management procedures (calendaring, conflict checking, client intake procedures, communication policies, fee agreement requirements, record retention policies, and risk assessment), trust account reviews, and she reviews lawyer advertising and marketing for ethics compliance.  Lynda also provides in-house CLE ethics programs customized to each firm.

Lynda also serves as an expert witness in legal malpractice cases, fee disputes, motions to disqualify, and unauthorized practice of law claims. Lynda has been qualified as an expert in Arizona legal ethics.

Lynda is a frequent national speaker on all legal ethics, risk management, professional liability, billing, unauthorized practice of law, legal marketing, social media and technology ethics issues, and professionalism topics.


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CLE Credit

The State Bar of Arizona allows your pro bono hours with Step Up to Justice to be counted as CLE credit.  For each 5 hours of pro bono service provided through an approved legal services program (up to 25 hours of service per year), you can claim 1 hour of CLE self-study credit (up to a total of 5 hours of CLE credit per year).

Pro Bono Service Verification Form