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Carole  Buckner, Esq.

CAROLE J. BUCKNER is a Partner and General Counsel at Procopio. Her practice focuses on legal ethics, professional responsibility and the law of lawyering, including advising lawyers and law firms, and rendering expert opinions. She also serves as an expert consultant on issues involving legal ethics including legal fees, billing, fee arrangements, conflicts of interest, fee sharing, referral fees, unauthorized practice of law, withdrawal from representation, modification of fee arrangements, client trust accounting, and other issues. Prior to joining Procopio, Carole was a sole practitioner in the field of legal ethics, issues involving professional responsibility, and the law of lawyering. Carole also served as dean of St. Francis School of Law. Carole has previously worked in litigation, as in-house counsel, as a federal prosecutor, and she has taught and worked in administration at multiple law schools. Carole was a member of the California State Bar’s Committee on Professionalism and Conduct (COPRAC) starting in 2005. She served as COPRAC chair in 2009-2010, and later as the Special Advisor to the Committee. Carole is a member and former Co-Chair of the Professionalism and Ethics Committee of the Orange County Bar Association. She is a member and former chair of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Committee on Professional Responsibility and Ethics Committee (PREC). Carole is also a member of the San Diego County Bar Association’s Legal Ethics Committee. Carole has also spoken and written extensively on a wide variety of ethics related topics. Through COPRAC, the LACBA, SDCBA, OCBA, PLI, CEB, and other organizations, Carole has spoken at the State Bar’s Annual Ethics Symposiums, State Bar Annual Meetings, bar association MCLE programs, and in other venues on a wide variety of ethics related topics including attorneys’ fees, client trust accounting, conflicts of interest, confidentiality issues, screening, judicial recusal, lawyer advertising, collaborative law, prosecutorial misconduct, ethical issues arising from lawyer impairment, and many others. Carole has also participated as a panelist on the annual update on ethics-related cases. Also on behalf of COPRAC, Carole has closely monitored the work of the Commission on the Revision of the Rules of Professional Conduct, and has written and spoken on the new California Rules of Professional Conduct.

Programs by Carole  Buckner, Esq..

A competent and effective response to a cyber incident requires advance consideration of many issues. In this program, Carole Buckner, Partner at the Procopio law firm in San Diego and a member of the firms Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group, a...

Program Number
29108
Program Date
2019-06-25
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsBusiness LawBusiness Organizations & ContractsComplex LitigationConstitutional LawCorporate and Commercial LawCorporate and Securities LawCriminal Law & ProcedureCybersecurityFederal CourtsIn-House CounselInformation TechnologyLegal WritingLitigation & Litigation SkillsSecurities and Antitrust LitigationTrial Skills
State
CaliforniaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

Lawyers and law firms are at risk of data security breaches and must have reasonable measures in place to address cyber security. This presentation will discuss some of the practical risks associated with data security and the ethical obligations of ...

Program Number
3031
Program Date
2020-01-10
Category
Computer, Internet & E-Commerce LawCorporate and Securities LawCybersecurityData Security and OutsourcingEthics & ProfessionalismFederal CourtsFlorida EligiblePrivacy and Data SecurityPrivacy LawRegulatory and Administrative LawTechnology Law
State
CaliforniaFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study