Mindful Ethics:
Professional Responsibility for
Lawyers in the Digital Age

Class Twelve
November 14, 2017
Professionalism and Ethics

Assignment: Read the assigned articles and then, applying the ideas in the articles and the concepts that we have discussed throughout the semester, answer the following questions.

1.What is the distinction between legal ethics and professionalism?

2. Is there a difference between civility and professionalism?

3.How do Peter Jarvis and Katie Lachter frame the case for civility in the practice of law?

4.What role might mindfulness play in enhancing the shared goals of legal ethics, civility and professionalism?

5. How would you describe the professional identity to which you aspire?