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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh RSS Feed Continuing Legal Education Session for Aviation Attorneys at AirVenture
Seminar new in 2012, offers CLE accreditation credits

EAA and AOPA are joining forces to offer a seminar, "Ethical Considerations for Attorneys Handling FAA Enforcement," on Wednesday, July 25, during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2012. The seminar is hosted by the EAA Legal Advisory Council, along with John and Kathy Yodice on behalf of the AOPA Legal Services Plan. The one-hour seminar, beginning at 5 p.m. on July 25 (following the afternoon air show), complies with Continuing Legal Education (CLE) requirements in most states.

Among the topics covered:

  • Participation in prepaid legal plans
  • Use of e-mail and metadata
  • Professional independence
  • Advertising limits and constraints
  • Confidentiality
  • Fee arrangements
  • Competence to represent
  • Limits on contacting represented parties
  • NTSB ethics holdings on exparte, abuse of process, and confidentiality
  • Lawyer-client relationship issues

"We're thrilled to offer this opportunity to some of the professionals who attend AirVenture," said Alan L. Farkas, chairman of the EAA Legal Advisory Council. "They should know that with John and Kathy Yodice joining us, the session is sure to be both educational and enjoyable."

The seminar is free of charge to those attending AirVenture. Interested attorneys can register or receive more information by e-mailing the EAA Government Office at govt@eaa.org.

The Legal Advisory Council is a group of EAA members who concentrate on aviation law and volunteer their knowledge with EAA and its members on legal issues of general interest and importance, to keep us all safe and legal.

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