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Sponsored the Delaware State Bar Association and the Office of Disciplinary Counsel

5.8 hours of CLE credit in Enhanced Ethics for Delaware Attorneys
5.5 hours of CLE credit in Enhanced Ethics for Pennsylvania Attorneys 

Course Materials
This will be a HYBRID CLE.  You may register for this event as a live participant or by Zoom.  Even if you register as a live participant, you will receive a Zoom link by email immediately which you may disregard if not attending by Zoom. (Check spam folders if you do not.) If you are going to attend the live session, you will report to the venue and check in.  Only live attendees will receive live CLE credits after 12/31/2022.  If you do not receive your Zoom link upon registration, please contact reception@dsba.org

This course, which is one of the seven Fundamentals courses offered by DSBA, focuses on the important relationship between lawyers and their clients. A comprehensive curriculum looks at the decisions lawyers must make in dealing with their clients, in working within the rules of ethics, and in seeking assistance when situations become difficult.


David A. White, Esquire & Kathleen Vavala, Esquire
Office of Disciplinary Counsel

9:00am- 10:30am
Law Office Practice

Gregory P. Skolnik, Esquire
Heckler & Frabizzio, P.A.

Samuel D. Pratcher III, Esquire
Pratcher Krayer LLC

Meghan Butters Houser, Esquire
Weiss, Saville & Houser, P.A.

James R. Donovan, Esquire
Doroshow Pasquale Krawitz & Bhaya


10:45am -12:15pm
Lawyer- Client Relations

Rachel D. Allen, Esquire
Weik, Nitsche & Dougherty

Michael G. Owen, Esquire
Morris James LLP

Catherine M. Cramer, Esquire
Baird Mandalas Brockstedt Federico & Cardea, LLC

Lisa M. Grubb, Esquire
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Groggin, P.C. 

Lunch (on your own)

Avoiding a Disciplinary Complaint

David A. White, Esquire
Office of the Disciplinary Counsel

Kathleen Vavala, Esquire
Office of Disciplinary Counsel

Charles Slanina, Esquire
Finger & Slanina, LLC


Wellness and Work/Life Balance

Carol Waldhauser
Delaware Lawyers Assistance Program (DE-LAP)

R. Judson Scaggs, Jr., Esquire
Morris Nichols Arsht and Tunnell

Technology and Ethical Practices

Molly DiBianca, Esquire
Clark Hill PLC


This CLE will be conducted live and via Zoom. To register, visit www.dsba.org/cle and select this seminar, choosing whether you wish to attend live or by Zoom.  If registering for EITHER method, you will receive an email back from Zoom immediately providing you with the correct login information. If attending by zoom and you do not receive this email, contact DSBA via email: reception@dsba.org. The Supreme Court of the State of Delaware Commission on Continuing Legal Education cannot accept phone conferencing only. You must attend through a device that allows DSBA to obtain your Bar ID in order to receive CLE Credit. Your attendance will be automatically monitored beginning at the scheduled start time and will be completed when the CLE has ended. If you enter or leave the seminar after or before the scheduled star t /end time, you will receive credit only for the time you attended. Your
CLE credits will be submitted to the Delaware and Pennsylvania Commissions on CLE, as usual.

Naturally, if you attend the seminar live, you must sign in and we will use your attendance as the means for reporting the live credit.

DSBA New Admittees $75
DSBA Members $365
DSBA Government Members $329
Non-members (get member rate by JOINING) $665
Pennsylvania Credit – add: $18

* advertised price is for the standard member rate.


Those attendees who wish to receive CLE credit, other than from Delaware or Pennsylvania, should contact their individual State’s CLE Commission for credit. The Delaware State Bar Association can provide you with the Agenda (included in the Materials sent with your registration confirmation) and a Certificate of Attendance (upon completion of the webinar), which should meet the requirements of compliance.

All rates include CLE Seminar and any materials. To register now or review DSBA CLE Policies, click below.