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High Council of Justice of Georgia

High Council of Justice of Georgia

High School of Justice of Georgia

High School of Justice of Georgia

Disciplinary Committee of Judges of Common Courts of Georgia

Disciplinary Committee of Judges of Common Courts of Georgia

Georgian Bar Association

Georgian Bar Association

Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary

Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary

National Center for Commercial Law

National Center for Commercial Law

National Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution

National Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution

Arbitration Initiative Georgia

Arbitration Initiative Georgia

USAID/PROLoG Hosts Roundtable Discussion with Georgian Bar Association Ethics Commission and Executive Board

10 May 2018 Professional ethics expert James Moliterno and the leadership and members of the GBA and its Ethics Commission discuss reforms to attorney disciplinary proceedings

On May 4-5, USAID/PROLoG hosted a roundtable discussion between U.S. professional ethics expert James Moliterno and the Georgian Bar Association’s Ethics Commission and Executive Board. The Bar Association representatives and the expert actively discussed the current challenges and steps that should be made to reform attorney disciplinary proceedings, including: the role of the Ethics Commission in settling disciplinary disputes through mediation, the types of disciplinary claims that can be directed to mediation, recommended initiatives to reform disciplinary proceedings, the importance of proportionality in determining sanctions, and the standard of proof during disciplinary proceedings. The participants included the Chairmen of the Georgian Bar Association and its Ethics Commission, members of the Executive Board and Ethics Commission, the GBA Executive Director, and staff lawyers. 

This event was implemented under the PROLoG component designed to improve the management of justice system institutions.

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