Judges to probe questions of ethics and professionalism at JFSA seminar

The Tucson Cardozo Society, a program of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona, will hold a breakfast seminar on ethics and professionalism on Tuesday, May 7, 8 a.m. to noon at the Tucson Jewish Community Center.

The Hon. Richard E. Gordon will lead a panel of judges. Gordon took the bench in Arizona Superior Court in Pima County in August 2009. He worked at the United States Attorney’s Office from 1998 to 2009 in its appellate and civil sections. Before joining the USAO, he practiced at the Arizona Attorney General’s Office and for Snell & Wilmer. He graduated from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law in 1992. He clerked for both the Hon. Stanley Feldman (who was then the chief justice of the Arizona Supreme Court) and the Hon. William Browning in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona.

Attorney Mark Rubin, the seminar host, will present his popular annual review of hot legal topics.

The Tucson Cardozo Society is an association of Jewish attorneys, judges and law students. The seminar may qualify for up to three MCLE hours. The seminar is open to all members of the legal profession. The cost is $75.RSVP by May 2 to Karen Graham at 577-9393 or kgraham@jfsa.org.