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It’s Not Personal, It’s Business: How Your Well-Being Could Impact Your Practice



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Description: This presentation will address the real emotional and relational risks of being in the field of law. Attorneys will learn the importance of positive self-care as it may influence an attorney’s practice, and more specifically, an attorney’s ethical obligations under Rule 1.1 of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct regarding competent representation, and Rule 1.15 regarding safekeeping of property, including client funds, and Rule 8.4 regarding misconduct.
 
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Ms. Cieslak’s practice focuses on all aspects of labor and employment litigation in state and federal courts, as well as administrative agencies, including the defense of public sector and private employers against claims of discrimination, wage and hour violations, breach of contract, free speech retaliation, whistleblower retaliation, and other civil rights violations. Ms. Cieslak also handles appeals before the Appellate and Supreme Courts of Connecticut, as well as zoning appeals, appeals before the Freedom of Information Commission, and other administrative appeals under the Uniform Administrative Procedure Act.
 
Ms. Cieslak also provides advice to employers regarding compliance with labor and employment laws. She conducts workplace investigations, and she prepares employee handbooks and best practices manuals for employers. Additionally, Ms. Cieslak assists employers with affirmative action plans, OFCCP audits, and compliance with laws and regulations pertaining to government contractors.
 
Ms. Cieslak has been recognized by Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, and she has been selected to the Connecticut Rising Stars List by Super Lawyers magazine since 2015. Additionally, in 2019, Ms. Cieslak was also awarded a Professional Excellence Award as “New Leader in the Law” by the Connecticut Law Tribune.
 
Ms. Cieslak has been with the firm since 2013. Prior to joining Rose Kallor, Ms. Cieslak was an attorney at a small Connecticut firm that focuses on labor and employment litigation and personal injury law.
Ms. Cieslak holds a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in Political Science from the Pennsylvania State University, with minors in Spanish and Women’s Studies. While at Penn State, she was named to the Dean’s List and was inducted into and elected president of Penn State’s Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society. Ms. Cieslak received her Juris Doctor from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she earned a Certificate in Tax Law. While in law school, Ms. Cieslak served as Book Review Editor of the Connecticut Law Review and participated in the American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition. She is the recipient of two CALI Awards for Excellence in courses on the First Amendment and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
 



Practice Areas: Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Online Media Type: Audio
Production Date: 04/21/2021 12:00 PM EDT
Level: Intermediate
Category: Standard
Duration: 1 Hours, 0 Minutes
Online Format: Live

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Total Credits: 1
Specialty Credits: Ethics 1
Status: Reciprocal Credit Available
Expiration: 04/20/2022
Training Type: Online

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Speakers:
Cindy Cieslak - Rose Kallor, LLP
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