In celebration of its 30th year, the Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism will hold a 2019 Convocation on Professionalism Then (1988) and Now (2019) on Friday, December 13, 2019, at the Emory Conference Center Hotel.
The Convocation Co-Chairs are Vice Chief Judge Carla Wong McMillian, Court of Appeals of Georgia, and Associate Dean A. James Elliott, Emory University School of Law. Ambassador James T. Laney, President Emeritus of Emory University will be a special guest speaker.
The Convocation will examine how the legal profession has changed over the past 30 years and explore how those changes impact legal professionalism. A transcript from the 1988 Consultation on Professionalism will help guide the discussions. The Convocation is approved for 6.5 hours of CLE credit, including 1 hour of ethics, 3 hours of professionalism and 1 trial practice hour.