Ethics for Family Law Practitioners (11-16-18)

In this class Professor Philip Genty will review select ethics decisions and lead a discussion on how to approach potential and actual ethical problems, including how to identify problems and what steps to take to address them.  Professor Genty will also discuss specific common ethical problems in family court using fact patterns from our work. 

  • CLE Credits
    Ethics and Professionalism: 2.00
  • Format
    On-Demand/Recorded - Audio/Video File
  • Practice Area(s)
  • Price: $0
  • Materials
    Contains 4 training item(s)

About the Faculty

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    Philip Genty (Speaker)

    Philip M. Genty is the Everett B. Birch Innovative Teaching Clinical Professor in Professional Responsibility at Columbia Law School. He joined the the Law School's faculty in 1989. He teaches civil procedure and professional responsibility. His research interests are in family law, legal ethics, clinical education, and prisoners’ rights. He has taught and consulted on clinical legal education and legal ethics in central and eastern Europe and Israel. He has developed legal resource materials for incarcerated parents and works with several organizations that assist women who are in prison. He is a member of the Professional Ethics Committee of the New York City Bar Association. Genty received Columbia University’s Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching in 2014, and the Law School’s Willis L.M. Reese Prize for Excellence in Teaching in 2008. Prior to coming to the Law School, he taught at Brooklyn Law School and worked as an attorney at Prisoners' Legal Services of New York, the New York City Department of Housing, Preservation and Development, and the Bedford-Stuyvesant Community Legal Services Corporation.