Helping Law Students and New Attorneys Navigate Ethical Problems

John S. Gleason is Regulation Counsel for the Colorado Supreme Court, where he directs the office responsible for lawyer admissions, registration, regulation, and client protection. He recently sat down with Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers to talk about legal education and the needs of the profession. In his Voices from the Field interview, Gleason talks about how learning to deal with clients must be taught in law school because it is too late once you are in practice. He also talks about the ethical pitfalls that many law students and new attorneys need exposure to and practice navigating through, and provides insights into how law professors can help.

John S. Gleason is Regulation Counsel for the Colorado Supreme Court. He directs the office of the Supreme Court responsible for lawyer admissions, registration, regulation, and client protection. Mr. Gleason is active nationally in the areas of lawyer ethics, client protection, and judicial conduct. Prior to his position with the Supreme Court, he was in private practice with a Denver law firm.