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The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and the
Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section present
Thanks But No Thanks! The Ethics of Client Gifts and New Legislation Addressing Gifts to Lawyers

Course Classification: Intermediate Level
Live Audio Webcast Presentation: Wednesday, October 2, 2013
12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. EDT

Course No. 1622R


This program will address and discuss ethical considerations involved in soliciting and accepting client gifts with a focus on new legislation which renders gifts to lawyers and their families void under certain circumstances. The program will also discuss the ethical issues associated with assisting a client in making a gift to a charity with which the lawyer has a pre-existing relationship.



This program will address and discuss ethical considerations involved in soliciting and accepting client gifts with a focus on new legislation which renders gifts to lawyers and their families void under certain circumstances. The program will also discuss the ethical issues associated with assisting a client in making a gift to a charity with which the lawyer has a pre-existing relationship.

12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Thanks But No Thanks! The Ethics of Client Gifts and New Legislation Addressing Gifts to Lawyers
William T. Hennessey, III, West Palm Beach

William T. Hennessey chairs the Probate, Trust, and Guardianship Litigation practice group and is co-chair of the Private Wealth Services practice group for the law firm of Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. in West Palm Beach. Mr. Hennessey practices primarily in areas of estate, trust, and guardianship litigation.


1622-RP-13.pdf1622-RP-13.pdf


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