2012 Free Ethics IVN March

Sponsors: State Bar Association of North Dakota
Lawyer Assistance Program
Date: 3/29/2012 
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Location: Various IVN Locations
This program will focus on crucial, fundamental issues pertaining to the North Dakota Rules of Professional Conduct, the Disciplinary Process, and common—yet important—ethical rules and situations faced by attorneys on a frequent basis. The distinguished faculty includes attorneys from multiple areas of practice, all with varying degrees of experience, and all with different useful subject matter to offer to participants

Mr. Bruce D. Quick
received his undergraduate degree in 1975 from NDSU and graduated, with distinction, from UND School of Law in 1978. Before joining the Vogel Law Firm in 1989, he spent several years as a prosecutor in the Cass County State's Attorney's office, and as First Assistant Attorney General. Quick teaches constitutional law at NDSU and criminal trial advocacy and criminal procedure at UND School of Law.
Ms. Kristi Pettit Venhuizen
graduated with honors from Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas, in 1998. She has a general practice in Grand Forks and also serves as the City Prosecutor. Kristi was a member of the Inquiry Committee Northeast (ICNE) for eight years and served as chair for four years. She is currently the President of the State Bar Association of North Dakota and sits on numerous bar and community committees.
Ms. Tracy Ann Kennedy
joined Zimney Foster P.C.in 1999. She is a shareholder and director of the law firm of Zimney Foster P.C. in Grand Forks, where her practice is devoted to banking law, commercial and business law, creditor's rights and agricultural lending and credit transactions. She is adjunct faculty at the University of North Dakota School of Law, where she teaches UCC Article 9 Secured Transactions.
Mr. Joel L. Larson
is a shareholder with Camrud, Maddock, Olson & Larson, Ltd. in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Mr. Larson, originally from Valley City, ND, is a 2005 graduate of the University of North Dakota School of Law. His areas of practice focus primarily on criminal defense, family law, and personal injury. In his free time, he enjoys adventure racing, extreme sports, and spending time with his wife and two young sons.
Mr. Nick Dwight Thornton
received his undergraduate degree in 2003 from Minnesota State University Moorhead, his law degree from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 2006, and an MBA from the University of Mary in 2008. Thornton has been a state public defender in the Fargo Public Defender Office since 2008. Before that, he practiced law at the Serkland Law Firm and clerked for Justice Carol Ronning Kapsner at the North Dakota Supreme Court. Thornton currently serves as the president of the North Dakota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Event Cost:
  Member $125.00
  Non-Member $125.00

Credit Hours:
  Ethics 3 hr(s)

Registration Closes:
  March 28, 2016 12:00 PM