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For more than 85 years the Delaware State Bar Association has organized and united the lawyers who practice in the State of Delaware and served as their professional association
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Upcoming Live Seminars

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
POSTPONED – Ethics in Litigation 2015 (1/27/15)
1.0 hour CLE credit in Enhanced Ethics
Delaware State Bar Association, Wilmington, DE
Webcast to Tunnell & Raysor, Georgetown, DE
This seminar will cover recent trends in disciplinary matters and will offer tips on how to avoid ethical complaints.
Topics include when to retain counsel, self-reporting to ODC, candor to a tribunal, advance fees and fee agreements, declining or terminating representation and safekeeping property. DSB01272014ETHIC
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Thursday, January 29, 2015
Understanding Delaware’s Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets and Digital Accounts Act: Practical Implications for Fiduciaries and Their Advisors (1/29/15)
1.5 hours CLE credit
Delaware State Bar Association, Wilmington, DE
Webcast to Tunnell & Raysor, Georgetown, DE
This seminar discusses the newly enacted Delaware Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets and Digital Accounts Act, taking effect January 1, 2015, and its significance for trustees, personal representatives of estates, attorneys-in-fact and guardians, as well as the practitioners who represent them. Both the terms of the Act itself and its practical implications, including steps advisors may want to consider in drafting and administering the terms of wills, trusts and powers of attorney, will be considered. – DSB01292015UNDER
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Friday, February 6, 2014
Rubenstein-Walsh Seminar in Professionalism and Ethics (2/6/15)
6.5 hours CLE credit (includes 4.0 hours Enhanced Ethics)
Chase Center on the Riverfront, Wilmington, DE
This special program will honor one of its founders, Justice Joseph T. Walsh, and feature a stellar array of experienced judges and practitioners offering insights on numerous practice areas. The topics covered will fulfill the biennial four-hour ethics requirement and highlight the latest developments relating to practice in Delaware’s state and federal courts. Topics – A Man for All Seasons: Justice Joseph T. Walsh; Delaware’s Disciplinary Tribunals: A Judicial Perspective; Ethical Issues in Fee Agreements, Billing, and Settlements; Duties and Threats to Report Attorney Misconduct; The Difficult Client Opposing Counsel Judge Self; Deposition Dos and Don’ts; Update on the ACTL/DSBA State Courts Project; When at 9th & King: Federal District Court Practice – DSB02062015RUBEN
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News & Events

Three-year Financial Stipend Available for Qualified Candidates in Non-Profit Sector

The Women and the Law Section and the Delaware State Bar Association founded the Roxana C. Arsht Fellowship to encourage law students, recent law school graduates and attorneys newly admitted to the Delaware Bar to pursue careers in the non-profit sector in Delaware. The Fellowship offers financial assistance for three years to each recipient selected. Applicants must be within three […]

The 2015 Delaware Legal Directory

To order the 2015 Delaware Legal Directory, your resource for information about attorneys, law firms, and the practice of law in Delaware and available January 2015, please click here and complete the order form.

Delaware Law Review 15.1

The next issue of the Delaware Law Review is now available. Please click here to view the full issue.

The Veasey Report

Click here to access the complete document, “Report of Independent Counsel on Investigation of Violations of Delaware Campaign Finance and Related State Laws”

DSBA Mentoring Program

The DSBA Mentoring Program is designed to match newly admitted Delaware attorneys and those Delaware attorneys who have been practicing for less than three years who choose to participate with more experienced members of the Delaware Bar in their substantive area of practice or some other area of interest where the requesting mentee desires mentoring.

To volunteer to become a mentor, […]

Voluntary Good Practices Guidelines

Voluntary Good Practices Guidance to Combat Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing
The Voluntary Good Practices Guidance for Lawyers to Detect and Combat Money Laundering and
Terrorist Financing (the “Voluntary Guidance”) has been developed by the ABA Task Force on Gatekeeper
Regulation in the Profession, working with other state and local bar associations, including with members of
the Delaware State Bar Association, and specialty bar […]

Final Report of Survey of DSBA Members To Assess the Presence of Conditions that Hinder Their Practice of Law

Click here to access the DSBA Disabilities Survey Report conducted on behalf of the Delaware State Bar Association by the Center for Community Research and Service in the School of Public Policy and Administration of the University of Delaware.