Blame It on the Strain? Reasons for Attorney and Judicial Misbehavior and How to Address It 2020



Date & Time

Start Date: 08/18/2020
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 11:00 AM



Thomas Wilkinson will be presenting a webinar for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.


This webinar will discuss the following topics:

  • Issues involving civility between lawyers, both in practice and during trial
  • Issues raised by Proposed Disciplinary Rule 8.4
  • Problems (and solutions to the problems) that lawyers encounter with judges, both during motions practice and during trial
  • Problems (and solutions to the problems) that judges encounter with lawyers, including their duty to recuse and duty to disclose
  • Issues involving specialty appointments both of judges and lawyers (e.g., is there a code of conduct for mediators, special masters)
  • Common inquiries by and about judges
  • Optics that cause the most concern to lawyers and judges

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Thomas G. Wilkinson, Jr.


(215) 665-3737

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