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Interactive Ethics for the Oil Patch


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Category:
Ethics |  Institute for Energy Law |  Oilfield Services
Faculty:
Kevin G. Corcoran |  Jessie Cox |  Rebecca L. Gibson |  Nicole Walker
Duration:
45 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Dec 05, 2022
License:
Access for 6 month(s) after purchase.


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Description

“Interactive Ethics for the Oil Patch” presents hypotheticals based on past opinions of the Texas Committee on Professional Ethics and American Bar Association Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility that relate to the oil and gas field.  Each hypothetical is followed by an interactive question so that attendees can apply their knowledge of professional responsibility rules and guess what was decided.  The correct answer to each question is accompanied by a discussion of the decision and the professional responsibility rules at issue.  Some of the hypotheticals discussed include whether a corporation can “loan out” in-house counsel to its subsidiaries, and ethical considerations for practicing attorneys who concurrently serve as partners in an oil and gas business. 

Credits


Texas
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
0.75
General Credits:
0.75
Ethics Credits:
0.75

California
Accreditation Status:
Participatory Credit
Total Credits:
0.75
General Credits:
0.75
Legal Ethics Credits:
0.75

Elimination of Bias Credit:

0.0

Substance Abuse/Mental Illness Credit:

0.0


New Mexico
Accreditation Status:
Self-Study
Total Credits:
0.75
General Credits:
0.75
Specialty Credits:
0.75

Oklahoma
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
1.0
General Credits:
1.0
Specialty Credits:
1.0

Pennsylvania
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
1.0
General Credits:
1.0
Ethics Credits:
1.0

West Virginia
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
0.9
General Credits:
0.9
Ethics/Specialty Credits:
0.9

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Faculty

Kevin G. Corcoran's Profile

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Hedrick Kring Bailey


Kevin G. Corcoran is the managing partner of Hedrick Kring Bailey’s Houston office. He has handled and tried a variety of complex and difficult commercial lawsuits with success, from bet-the-company litigation to individual claims. Kevin has tried lawsuits for clients all across Texas, and his practice includes international representation in Mexico and as far away as the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia and Japan. He is an elected member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), and Chairman of the Institute for Energy Law’s Oilfield Services Committee. Kevin managed two different privately held international companies as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer in the industries of Japanese Anime and Personal Home Tools. He received his law degree from University of Texas School of Law and an LL.M. in Energy, Environmental & Natural Resources Law from University of Houston Law Center. 


Jessie Cox's Profile

Jessie Cox Related seminars and products

Hedrick Kring Bailey


Jessie Cox is an associate attorney in Hedrick Kring Bailey’s Dallas office, focusing on general civil litigation. Jessie clerked for the Honorable Amos L. Mazzant III in the Eastern District of Texas. She earned her J.D. from Baylor University, cum laude, with Special Distinction in Litigation. While at Baylor, Jessie participated in and won numerous prestigious mock trial and moot court competitions at the regional and national level. She also interned for the Honorable Christine A. Nowak in the Eastern District of Texas.


Rebecca L. Gibson's Profile

Rebecca L. Gibson Related seminars and products

Hedrick Kring Bailey


Rebecca L. Gibson is an attorney in Hedrick Kring Bailey’s Houston office. Her practice is focused on commercial litigation. Rebecca has successfully handled appeals in both state and federal court, and has represented individual and corporate clients from a variety of industries in civil matters. She has also litigated False Claims Act “whistleblower” cases and libel suits. Rebecca has authored and co-authored articles published in the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law, American Bar Association Health Law Section newsletter, and Federal Lawyer magazine. Rebecca earned her J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law, where she served as an Associate Editor of the Texas Law Review.


Nicole Walker's Profile

Nicole Walker Related seminars and products

Hedrick Kring Bailey


Nicole Walker is an associate attorney in Hedrick Kring Bailey’s Dallas office. She focuses her practice on commercial and general civil litigation. Nicole has successfully argued motions in state court and represented individual and corporate clients from a variety of industries. She is one of only forty lawyers accepted into the prestigious Leadership Class of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers. Nicole earned her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, with Distinction in Pro Bono. While at Georgetown, she served on the executive boards for the Modern Critical Race Perspective Journal and Black Law Students’ Association.


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