Ethics for Energy and Mineral Transaction Lawyers
Live Webinar | Wednesday, December 13, 2023
10:00-11:00 am PST, 11:00 am-12:00 pm MST, 12:00-1:00 pm CST, 1:00-2:00 pm EST
Registration closes at 3:00 pm MST on December 12, 2023
Join us for this Live Interactive Ethics Webinar with a Professor and Recognized Ethics Expert from the University of Texas School of Law!
This one-hour webinar will cover several hypotheticals that address:
- Communications with represented and unrepresented parties to a venture,
- representing multiple clients in the formation of an entity,
- resolving disputes among clients to one venture,
- preparing an opinion for use by third parties,
- representing clients selling their venture, and
- representing clients out of state and which ethics rules apply to the transaction.
JOHN S. DZIENKOWSKI, Professor, University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
JOHN S. DZIENKOWSKI is the Dean John F. Sutton, Jr. Chair in Lawyering and the Legal Process at the University of Texas at Austin School of Law. John teaches and writes in the areas of professional
responsibility of lawyers, real property, international energy transactions, and oil and gas taxation. He has delivered almost one hundred ethics presentations to in-house corporate departments, large and small law firms, continuing legal education programs, and law faculties throughout the country. In 2005, John received the Texas Exes Faculty Teaching Award for excellence in teaching. He is a five-term member of the drafting committee of the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination. In the area of professional responsibility of lawyers, John has authored leading articles on topics relating to conflicts of interest in lawyering: “Positional Conflicts of Interest” (71 Texas Law Review 457), “Lawyers as Intermediaries” (1992 Illinois Law Review 741), “Multidisciplinary Practice of Law” (69 Fordham Law Review 83) (with Bob Peroni), and “Lawyer Equity Investments in Clients” (81 Texas Law Review 405) (with Bob Peroni). He is the editor of the leading statutory supplement on PROFESSIONAL
RESPONSIBILITY: STANDARDS, RULES, AND STATUTES and a co-author of a casebook on PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY OF LAWYERS (1988 and 2002) (with John Sutton). In 2005, John joined Ronald Rotunda as a co-author of Legal Ethics: A Lawyer's Deskbook on Professional Responsibility (2005). John is the trustee for the University of Texas School of Law on the Foundation’s Trustee Council. He teaches annually at the Foundation’s Oil and Gas Law Short Course.