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Presidential Ethics: Lessons for Lawyers from the White House & Its Past Occupants

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Billy Newman, a practicing lawyer for 30 years and a life-long student of the American Presidency, offers a fascinating glimpse into little-known aspects of the lives and careers of many of our former Presidents.  From these anecdotes he then gleans important and practical lessons in ethics and professionalism for modern-day lawyers.

Topics discussed include:

  • The ethical duty of competence
  • Dealing with difficult clients
  • Mental health issues affecting lawyers
  • Presidents profiled include George Washington, James Madison, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S Truman, and more


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