1. Ethical competency of a new lawyer

Use this form to record your interview with a practicing lawyer in which you ask the lawyer to identify three ethical problems a lawyer in the first year of practice can be expected to encounter and should be able to identify and resolve. Please ask the person interviewed to be more specific than things like "practice with integrity" or "be civil to other lawyers." Use a new form for each interview.

Name of person conducting interview:

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* 1. Name of person conducting interview:

Person interviewed: years in practice

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* 2. Person interviewed: years in practice

Person interviewed: type of employment

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* 3. Person interviewed: type of employment

Person interviewed: primary field of practice

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* 4. Person interviewed: primary field of practice

First example of ethical problem a 1st year lawyer should be able to identify and resolve.

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* 5. First example of ethical problem a 1st year lawyer should be able to identify and resolve.

Second example of ethical problem a 1st year lawyer should be able to identify and resolve.

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* 6. Second example of ethical problem a 1st year lawyer should be able to identify and resolve.

Third example of ethical problem a 1st year lawyer should be able to identify and resolve.

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* 7. Third example of ethical problem a 1st year lawyer should be able to identify and resolve.

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