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serves as Vice President and General Counsel for Ohio Northern University (ONU). Prior to coming to ONU, Lisa first worked in private practice specializing in insurance defense for a law firm in Louisville, Kentucky. In 2008, Lisa transitioned into the public sector to work for the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the Office of the Attorney General as an Assistant Attorney General and then for the Kentucky Department of Education serving in various in-house roles beginning in 2011 until 2017 when she was hired as to serve as the General Counsel for Kentucky State University (KSU). Lisa served as KSU’s General Counsel until accepting her current role at ONU in November 2022.
This program is approved for CLE credit in the following states: NY, PA, CA, IL.
This program is pending CLE credit in the following states: TN, TX, OH, MN, NC, WA, GA, IN, KY, MO, CO, VA. This program is pending CLE credit for self-application by the attorney or for reciprocal CLE credit in the following states: AZ, CT, FL, ME, MT, NJ, & ND. This program is appropriate for newly admitted attorneys and experienced attorneys.
This program is pending CPD credit by the Law Societies of British Columbia and Ontario. For Alberta lawyers, consider including this course as a CPD learning activity in your annual Continuing Professional Development Plan.
Ethics for In-House Counsel: How to Avoid Ethical Pitfalls When Partnering with the Business
Over the last decade, the role of the in-house lawyer has expanded and grown. More and more companies are asking their in-house lawyers to assume roles that involve more than just providing legal advice. With this changing environment, it is becoming more and more important for in-house lawyers to proceed with caution when agreeing to assume non-legal functions.
Join us on Wednesday, March 29th at 12pm ET / 9am PT for the next edition of our IHC Advantage Seriesas Lisa Lang, Vice President and General Counsel for Ohio Northern University and author of Why This, Not That, will discuss the ethical issues that can arise when an in-house lawyer serves both a legal and non-legal role for the same company.
Discussion topics include:
- Factors an in-house lawyer needs to consider before agreeing to assume a non-legal role,
- Common ethical issues that can arise when an in-house lawyer serves both a legal and non-legal role for the same company, and
- Best practices for avoiding ethical pitfalls
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for both experienced and new in-house counsel who regularly partner with and/or counsel business stakeholders.
There is NO COST to attend this program!
This program is FREE thanks to In-House Connect On-Demand! For $199 per year, you can access the full library of IHC content On Demand and with CLE!
Wednesday, March 29, 2023, via Live Zoom Video Conference
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm ET: Live Presentation followed by Audience Q&A