Harry Potter and the Lawyer’s Curse

Date: Dec 15, 2022 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location: Online

Event Code: I2008B22

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Earn up to 2 credits, including 2.0 in Ethics! (More Information)





Sometimes we forget why we went to Law School. This seminar will remind you why.

The world first met Harry Potter 25 years ago. Back then, young Harry was living under a staircase. Over the next ten years, Muggles everywhere watched him grow up to be the Rules of Professional Conduct's "citizen with a special responsibility for the quality of justice." In this program, travel with the young wizard and encounter Harry's lessons on rules, justice, forgiveness, honor, and the magic in practicing law.

With grace, humor, and insight, Professor Greg Rand Lee analogizes lawyers to wizards and explains:

• How we can use our “magic” to make the word a better place.
• Why words matter.
• Why no opportunity to do good should ever be wasted
• Why lawyers bear responsibility for community.
• Why we should be inspired by others, but also be a source of inspiration.
• Why we should be personally involved in our clients matters, but not take things personally.
• Why we should stand with people who have no one else to stand with them and understand that the world you save, is a world worth saving.
• Why the mechanisms of justice should be used as a means to restore, rather than to extract

CLE Credits
NJ CLE:NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 2 hours of total CLE credit, including 2.0 in Ethics (Full Credits Available: NJ Ethics: 2.0).
NY CLE (t&nt):NY Ethics Non-Transitional: 2.0
PA CLE:PA Ethics Credit: 1.5
$8.00 fee – separate check payable to NJICLE must be submitted at the end of the program


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