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Ethical Issues in Limited Scope Representation

Speaker(s): Toby J. Rothschild
Recorded on: Oct. 21, 2014
PLI Program #: 61340

Toby Rothschild is Ethics Counsel to OneJustice, providing ethics training and counselling to legal services programs in California.  He retired after serving as the General Counsel of the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles for 13 years. Prior to that, he was the executive director of the Legal Aid Foundation of Long Beach for 28 years and Interim Executive Director of LAFLA.  He graduated from UCLA School of Law in 1969, and has worked at legal aid programs since graduation.  He has been the president of the Long Beach Bar Association and was Vice Chair of the California Commission on Access to Justice.  Toby served as a member of the State Bar Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct and as Chair of the Professional Responsibility and Ethics Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar, He also was liaison on access to justice issues to the first commission which drafted the proposed new California Rules of Professional Responsibility, and is a member of the newly appointed Rule Revision Commission.  He also currently serves as a member of the State Bar Judicial Nominees Evaluation Commission.  He frequently serves as a trainer on ethics, negotiation and management skills.