The Title VII of the Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 8.4(g) (On-Demand)



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Did you know that the Model Rules of Professional Conduct contain a Title VII equivalent and bars discrimination? Are you aware if your state has adopted it? This seminar will explore the ABA’s adoption of Model Rule 8.4(g). We will compare and contrast Model Rule 8.4(g) with Title VII, and discuss various states’ adoption of Model Rule 8.4(g). We will go through various real-life examples and resulting attorney discipline for violations of Rule 8.4(g). And, we will conclude with a current-day view of Model Rule 8.4(g) and how it intersects with various political movements throughout the country.


  1.  Discussion of Title VII
  2. History and adoption of Model Rule 8.4(g)
  3. Compare/Contrast Title VII and Model Rule 8.4(g)
  4. Various State’s interpretations of Rule 8.4(g)
  5. Real-life Cases and Attorney Discipline
  6. The current political climate of Model Rule 8.4(g)


Cari Sheehan, Esq.

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Cari Sheehan, Esq.

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