Representing Clients With Diminished Capacity

New York City Bar
Representing Clients with Diminished Capacity:
Ethical Rules and Best Practices (OnDemand)
Originally held on Monday, October 5, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Program Fee:

$49 for Members | $99 for Nonmembers
Members who are Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in any state or country 2020-2022), In-House/Corporate Counsel, Judges, and attorneys who practice within the Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors attend this program for free.

CLE Credit:
New York: 2.0 Ethics
New Jersey: 2.3 Professional Responsibility
California: 1.5 Professional Responsibility
Pennsylvania: 1.5 Professional Responsibility
Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

Please Note: Newly admitted NY attorneys cannot fulfill ethics or skills credits through our on-demand programs under OCA rules. For more information on this, please see

Expert panelists will discuss the ethical requirements and best practices, including guardianship and its alternatives, “[w]hen a client’s capacity to make adequately considered decisions in connection with a representation is diminished, whether because of minority, mental impairment or for some other reason.”  N.Y. Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 1.14.

Panelists will draw on their diverse experience representing children, adults with mental health or developmental/intellectual disabilities, and older adults, in cases that range from family court to class actions

Click Here to View Program Agenda & Faculty

Program Chair:
Maia Goodell, Kakalec Law PLLC

Sponsoring Association Committees:
Children & the Law, Melissa J. Friedman, Chair
Civil Rights, Zoey Chenitz, Chair
Disability Law, Katherine Rose Carroll, Chair
Mental Health Law, Karen P. Simmons, Chair
Small Law Firms, Anne Wolfson, Chair

New York City Bar 42 West 44th St New York, NY 10036

Monday, 05 October 2020


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