Selected Presentations for Professor John P. Sahl

International:

International Legal Ethics Conference, Restrictions on Practice & Cross Jurisdictional Boundaries (Stanford Law School Center on the Legal Profession, Palo Alto, CA 7/17/10);

Facultad Libre De Derecho De Monterrey, Global Legal Skills Conference, Teaching Lawyers Across Borders: How Film & Documentaries Promote Law, Morals, and Professional Responsibility (Monterrey, Mexico 2/26/10);

Facultad Libre De Derecho De Monterrey, Global Legal Skills Conference, Using Film, Television and Documentaries to Teach International Students About the U. S. Legal System, (Monterrey, Mexico 2/28/08);

John Marshall Law School, Global Legal Skills Conference, International Students Studying Law - Issues and Methodology in Teaching: The Yale University Summer Programs Experience, 1989-2006 (Chicago, IL 5/5/07);

Italian Corporate Counsel Ass’n, Corporate Acquisitions: Update on Recent Nat’l and Internat’l Laws and the Experience of Corporate Lawyers, (1) The Professional Responsibility of Corporate Lawyers in the Acquisition of a Company: the Enron Case; & (2) Corporate Lawyers: An Analysis of Their Roles & Proposals for Legal Reforms (Riccione, Italy (5/27/06);

North American Alliance of Folk Music and Dance, 18th Annual Internat’l Conf., (1) Professional Responsibility and Representing a Musical Group, & (2) Negotiating Management and Agency Contracts (Austin, TX 2/10-11/06);

La Universita di Tor Vergota, Contract and Tort Law in the United States and Italy: A Comparative Analysis (Rome, Italy 5/28/04) (co-presented with Professor Emiliano Russo);

Corti di Conte, A Comparative Analysis of Contract Law in the United States and Italy & an informal comparative discussion re judicial culture (Rome, Italy 5/27/04) (co-presented with Professor Emiliano Russo); 

North American Alliance of Folk Music and Dance, 16th Annual Internat’l Conf., Personal Management & Professional Responsibility for Lawyers (San Diego, CA 2/27/04);

North American Alliance of Folk Music and Dance, 15th Annual Internat’l Conf., (1) Personal Management; (2) Professional Responsibility for Lawyers; & (3) Agents & the Law (Nashville, TN 2/7/03);

Sixth Annual Internat’l Miller Lecture in Professional Responsibility, The ABA’s New Ethical Standards – Strengths & Weaknesses (Rome, Italy 4/14/02);

North American Alliance of Folk Music and Dance, 14th Annual Internat’l Conf., (1) Personal Management; (2) Professional Responsibility for Lawyers; & (3) Agents & the Law (Jacksonville, FL 2/22/02);

Fifth Annual Internat’l Miller Lecture in Professional Responsibility, Charting a New Course for Lawyer’s Ethics – The ABA Ethics 2000 Commission’s Report (Rome, Italy 3/20/01);

Fourth Annual Internat’l Miller Lecture in Professional Responsibility, Professional Responsibility in the New Millennium (Rome, Italy, 6/00);

North American Alliance of Folk Music and Dance, 12th Annual Internat’l Conf., Ethics for Agents, Managers, and Entertainment Attorneys (Vancouver, Canada 2/17/01);

North American Alliance of Folk Music and Dance, 13th Annual Internat’l Conf., Ethics for Agents, Managers, and Entertainment Attorneys (Cleveland, OH 2/11-12/00);

Third Annual Internat’l Miller Lecture in Professional Responsibility, Recent Developments in the Delivery of Legal Services (Rome, Italy 6/99);

Television Interview concerning: issues of federalism in Italy (Milan, Italy, 6/00); the EEC and regulation re a major food contamination problem (Milan, Italy 6/99);

U.S. Delegate, Consumer Interests and Advertising, L. Servini Institute for Magistrates, Perugia, Italy, (1989).

National/Regional:

Wisconsin Bar Association Sports & Entertainment Law Section (Marquette Law School), Ethical Issues in Sports and Entertainment Industries, A 2010 Update: What Every Entertainment Lawyer Needs to Know -- How to Avoid Being the Target of a Legal Malpractice Claim or Disciplinary Action (Milwaukee, WI 4/15/10);

Practicing Law Institute, Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2010, Entertainment Law Ethics (N.Y.C., NY 3/15/10);

12th Annual Richard C. Sughrue Symposium on Intellectual Property Law and Policy, Ethics-Outsourcing of Intellectual Property Work (moderator, Akron, OH 3/8/10);

New York State Bar Association, The Ethics of Negotiation (N.Y.C., NY 10/23/09);

Miller-Becker Center for Professional Responsibility Inaugural Symposium, Lawyers Beyond Borders and Practicing Law in the Electronic Age, The Brave New World of MJP – An Interim Assessment (moderator, University of Akron School of Law, Akron, OH 10/8/09);

Intellectual Property Owners Assoc. (IPO), Somethings Change is a Brewing (Chicago, IL 9/15/09);

New York City Bar Association, Ethics for the Entertainment Lawyer, What Every Entertainment Lawyer Needs to Know (N.Y.C., NY 6/15/09);

Practicing Law Institute, Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2007, Entertainment Law Ethics (N.Y.C., NY 3/16/09);

National Association for Athletic Compliance (of the National Collegiate Athletic Association), Legal Ethics and the Lawyer-Compliance Officer (Dallas, TX 6/8/09);                 

Practicing Law Institute, Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2007, Entertainment Law Ethics (N.Y.C., NY 3/17/08);

Intellectual Property Owners, Inc. (IPO), The Ethical and Legal Concerns of Lawyer Mobility (Wash. D.C. 12/3/07);

American Intellectual Property Law Ass’n (AIPLA), Thinking About Leaving? The Ethics of Departing One Firm for Another (Wash. D.C. 10/18/07);

Marquette University School of Law Annual Sports Law Conference, Teaching Colloquium, Incorporating Professional Responsibility & Guest Speakers in Sports Law (Milwaukee, WI 9/28/07);

Practicing Law Institute, Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2007, Entertainment Law Ethics (N.Y.C., NY 3/19/07);

Texas Bar Ass’n, 16th Annual Entertainment Law Institute, Entertainment Lawyers & Professional Responsibility: Avoiding Legal Malpractice Claims & Disciplinary Actions (Austin, TX 10/20/06);

Practicing Law Institute, Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2006, Entertainment Law Ethics (N.Y.C., NY 3/29/06);

ABA Sports and Entertainment Law Section Annual Conf., A Toolbox of Tips – Entertainment Law Ethics (panelist) (N.Y.C., NY 10/8/05);

Practicing Law Institute, Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2005, Entertainment Law Ethics (N.Y.C., NY 3/30/05);

Internat’l Trademark Ass’n (INTA), Ethical Issues for Trademark Practitioners, (12/04) (long distance learning broadcast throughout U.S. (e.g., N.Y.C., San Francisco);

Practicing Law Institute, Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2004, Entertainment Law Ethics (N.Y.C., NY 3/19/04);

ABA 29th Nat’l Conf. on Professional Responsibility, Moderator, Lawyer Advertising and Solicitation, Presenter, The First Amendment, Lawyer Advertising and Disclaimers (Chicago, IL 5/31/03);

St. Mary’s University School of Law Second Annual Symposium on Legal Malpractice & Professional Responsibility, Lawyer Advances of Living Expenses: Ethical Rules and the First Amendment (San Antonio, TX 2/28/03);

AFL-CIO Union Lawyers Conf., Ethical Issues Arising Out of Attorney Communications with Non-Clients in the Labor/Employment Law Setting (Chicago, IL 4/29/02);

Fifth Midwest Independent Filmmakers Conf., Protecting Your Script and Ideas (Cleveland, OH 3/24/02);

Practicing Law Institute, Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2002, Entertainment Law Ethics (N.Y.C., NY 3/11/02);

Practicing Law Institute, Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2001, Entertainment Law Ethics (N.Y.C., NY 3/29/01);

Practicing Law Institute, Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2000, Entertainment Law Ethics (N.Y.C., NY 3/30/00);

Music and the Internet, Cleveland Bar Ass’n Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (Rock & Roll Music Hall of Fame, Cleveland, OH 11/3/99).

State:

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Ethics and Professionalism Committee Annual Prog., Professionalism (moderator, Cleveland, OH 6/9/710);

OSBA Annual Meeting, Committee on Legal Ethics and Professional Conduct Committee, Trials and Tribulations Across Border Practice & New Technology, Some Recent Professional Responsibility Developments (co-presenter and moderator, Dayton OH 5/6/10);

Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP, “The Recursive Debate & Development: Professionalism & Law Schools” (Cleveland, OH 11/5/09);

OSBA Annual Meeting, Committee on Legal Ethics and Professional Conduct Committee, Selected Legal Issues Program, Some Recent Professional Responsibility Developments & Tips for Avoiding Malpractice, (Cleveland, OH 5/19/09);

University of Akron School of Law, Introduction of Professor Nancy Rogers (OSU), Miller-Becker Institute for Prof. Responsibility Keynote Speaker (Akron, OH 4/23/09);

Columbus Bar Association, Of Nomadic Lawyers, Incongruous Clients and the Psychic Meltdown, “Thinking About Leaving?”  The Ethics of Departing One Firm for Another (Columbus, OH 12/2/09);

Cleveland Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Personal Management of Artists: What Lawyers and Artists Need to Know,  Avoiding Legal Malpractice and Ethical Pitfalls When Representing Artists (Cleveland, 2/1/08):

Shumaker, Loop and Kendrick LLP, The Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct Various Issues and Ethical Concerns (Toledo, OH 10/24/08);

OSBA Sports and Entertainment Law, Ethics for the Sports and Entertainment Law Professional (Columbus, OH 6/25/08);

The Unauthorized Practice of Law Commission of the Ohio Supreme Court Annual Conf., The Shifting Sands of UPL III: Recent Developments (Columbus, OH 11/16/07);

Cuyahoga County Bar Ass’n, The Attorney-Client Privilege, Confidentiality and the New Rules (Cleveland, OH 10/29/07);

Association of Corporate Counsel (Ohio Chapter), Confidentiality and Entity Representation (Columbus, OH 10/9/07);

OSBA Annual Meeting, Legal Ethics & Professional Conduct Committee Prog. (moderator) A Practitioner’s Primer and What You Need to Know – Key Provisions of the new Rules of Professional Conduct (Cincinnati, OH 5/17/07);

The Supreme Court of Ohio Judicial College, Ohio Association of Magistrates Annual Spring Conf., Ethics and Professionalism, The New Rules of Professional Conduct (co-presenter, Cleveland, OH 4/25/07);

Cuyahoga County Bar Ass’n (& Miller-Becker Professional Responsibility Institute), Establishing the Lawyer Client Relationship and Client Confidentiality (co-presenter, Cleveland, OH 2/24/07);

Akron Bar Ass’n (& Miller-Becker Professional Responsibility Inst.), The New Ethics Rules – What Lawyers Need to Know (co-presenter, Akron, OH 1/24/06);

Nat’l Business Institute, Legal Ethics: Solutions to the Most Common Problems (Akron, OH 12/18/06);

The Unauthorized Practice of Law Commission of the Ohio Supreme Court Annual Conf., The Shifting Sands of UPL II: New Case Law (Columbus, OH 11/14/06);

Cuyahoga County Bar Ass’n, New Rules Are Changing – (co-presenter, Cleveland OH 10/30/06);   

University of Akron School of Law & Akron Bar Ass’n, Jury Trial Essentials for New Prosecutors, Professional Responsibility Developments and Basic Ethical Rules for New Prosecutors (Akron, OH 8/24/06));

OSBA Sports and Entertainment Law Committee. Prog., Professional Responsibility & Representing a Music Group (Columbus, OH 8/23/06);

OSBA Annual Meeting, (1) Legal Ethics & Professional Conduct Committee Prog. (1) Report of the Ohio Supreme Court Task Force to Evaluate the Model Rules of Professional Conduct (moderator & panelist) (5/4/06); & (2) Professional Responsibility and Paralegals: Proposed Rule 5.3 and Effective Communication & Management Techniques (panelist) (Akron, OH 5/5/06);

Seventh Annual Justice Institute for the Legal Profession (Newark, OH 10/26-10/29/05);

The Unauthorized Practice of Law Commission of the Supreme Court of Ohio Annual Conf., The Shifting Sands of UPL: Recent Developments in UPL (Columbus, OH 12/9/05);

Nat’l Business Institute, Tips to Avoid Becoming the Target of a Legal Malpractice Action (Columbus, OH 12/20/05 & Cleveland, OH 12/21/05);

OSBA Annual Meeting, (1) Antitrust Section, Restraints on Lawyer Competition, (5/14/05); (2) Legal Ethics & Professional Conduct Committee Prog. (moderator), Recent Developments (speaker); (3) Report of the Ohio Supreme Court Task Force to Evaluate the Model Rules of Professional Conduct (panelist); & (4) Avoiding The Ethical Pitfalls of a Dual Practice (panelist) (Columbus, OH 5/12/05);

OSBA CLE Institute, Effective Management of Sexual Harassment Claims, Ethical Issues in Harassment Litigation on Investigation (Cleveland, OH 6/25/04);

OSBA Annual Meeting, Legal Ethics & Professional Conduct Committee Prog., A Review of Professional Responsibility & Civility Issues (moderator & panelist) (Cleveland, OH 5/14/04);

Nat’l Business Institute, Recent Developments in Professional Responsibility & Professionalism (Cleveland, Ohio 12/03);

Lorain County Prosecutors/Defense Bar, Professionalism (Lorain, OH 12/11/03);

Cleveland Bar Ass’n Professional Ethics Committee Annual Prog., Application of Professionalism Principles in the Real World of Daily Law Practice (Cleveland, OH 2/7/03);

Akron Bar Ass’n Intellectual Property & Professional Responsibility Prog., Professionalism & Recent Developments in Professional Responsibility (Independence, OH 12/9/03);

Salvation Army, Recent Developments in Professional Responsibility (Fairlawn, OH, 4/15/03);

OSBA Annual Meeting, Legal Ethics & Professional Conduct Committee Prog. (panelist) (Columbus, OH 5/16/02);

Akron Bar Ass’n, Bridge the Gap Seminar (Akron, OH 12/18-19/01);

OSBA Dist. 14 Annual Meeting, Ethics (Dellroy, OH 10/2/01);

21st Annual Probate Practice Seminar, Professionalism/Ethics (Warren, OH 10/5/01);

Cleveland Bar Ass’n Criminal Law Section, Fundamentals for the Experienced Criminal Practitioner, Sex Crimes – Constitutional & Evidentiary Issues (Cleveland, OH 6/29/01);

Verifier Productions, Inc., Professional Responsibility & Professionalism (2 hr. video presentation, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 6/8/01);

OSBA Annual Meeting, Legal Ethics & Professional Conduct Committee Prog. (panelist) (Dayton, OH (5/11/01);

Cleveland Bar Ass’n Professional Ethics Committee Annual Prog., Recent Developments in Lawyer Ethics and Discipline (Cleveland, OH 4/9/01);

Cuyahoga County & Akron Bar Ass’ns Joint Prog., Uninsured/underinsured Motorist Coverage, Professional Responsibility Update (Independence, OH, 12/15/00);                                 

Wooster College, A Philosophical & Moral Examination of the Attorney - Client Privilege, Invited by Chair, History Dept. (Wooster, OH 11/2/00);

Ohio Bd. of Commr’s. on Grievances & Disc., the OSBA & the Miller Professional Responsibility Institute, The Lawyer Grievance Process - A 2000 Perspective, Reactions to Professor Monroe Freedman’s ‘Professionalism’ Address (panelist) (Columbus, OH 11/00);

Cleveland Bar Ass’n Professional Ethics Committee Annual Prog., New Rules and Recent Developments in Lawyer Discipline (Cleveland, OH 4/10/00);

Scanlon Inn of Court, Sex, Lies and/or Videotape, (Akron, OH 3/00);

Ohio Bd. of Comm’rs. on Grievances & Disc., the OSBA & the Miller Professional Responsibility Institute, The Lawyer Grievance Process - A 1999 Perspective, The ABA Ethics 2000 Commission (panelist) (Columbus, OH 9/17/99);

Cleveland & Akron Inns of Court Joint Annual Meeting, Defining and Hiring a Successful Trial Lawyer (Cleveland, OH 4/13/99);

OSBA Annual Meeting, Legal Ethics & Professional Conduct Committee Prog. (panelist) (Cleveland, OH 5/14/99);

Ohio CLE Institute, Section 1031 Real Estate Exchanges, Professionalism (Cleveland, OH 5/6/99);

Cleveland Bar Ass’n Professional Ethics Committee Annual Prog., New Rules and Recent Developments in Lawyer Discipline (Cleveland, OH 4/99);

Cuyahoga County Bar Ass’n Prog.; Legal Ethics and Substance Abuse, Recent Developments in Professional Responsibility & Lawyer Discipline (Cleveland, OH 1999).

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