Faculty Profile: Lucian Pera

Lucian PeraAdams and Reese LLP6075 Poplar Avenue, Suite 700 Memphis, TN 38119-0100 Work Phone: (901) 524-5278Website: http://www.adamsandreese.com/Email Address:
Previous Courses Taught (23)
  • The Ethical Campaign: Ethics Considerations for Lawyers, Judges and Judicial Candidates
  • LGBT Law: Ethical Considerations
  • The Ethical Campaign: Maintaining Ethics and Professionalism in Elections
  • LGBT Law Annual Forum 2017
  • The Ethical Campaign: Ethics for Judges and Judicial Candidates
  • The Ethical Campaign
  • The New Business of Law: Alternative Legal Service Providers & Attorney Free Agency
  • The New Business of Law: Litigating with Other People’s Money
  • Litigation 2014: Ethics Update
  • The Ethical Campaign: Considerations for Lawyers, Judges, and Judicial Candidates
  • The New Business of Law: Attorney Outsourcing, Legal Service Companies & Commercial Litigation Funding
  • Running For Office 2013: Ethical Consideration [Mobile Ready]
  • Litigation Forum 2014
  • The Ethical Campaign: Maintaining Ethics and Professionalism in Electioneering (3 Dual Hours)
  • Running For Office 2013: Tennessee Campaign Ethics
  • Code of Judicial Conduct: What Judges and Lawyers Need to Know
  • Code of Judicial Conduct: Hypotheticals
  • Code of Judicial Conduct: Disqualifications/Recusals
  • Code of Judicial Conduct: Overview
  • What Attorneys Need to Know about the New Amended Code of Judicial Conduct
  • 2010 Revisions to Tennessee Legal Ethics
  • Litigation Forum 2011
  • Hot Topics In Real Estate 2010
Biography

Lucian T. Pera is a partner with the Memphis, Tennessee, office of Adams and Reese LLP. His practice includes civil trial work, including commercial litigation and media law, and he counsels and represents lawyers, law firms, and others on questions of legal ethics and the professional responsibility of lawyers. A Memphis native, he is an honors graduate of Princeton University and Vanderbilt University School of Law. He served for five years on the ABA “Ethics 2000” Commission, which rewrote the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct. From 1995 through 2009, he led the Tennessee Bar Association Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility. Under his leadership, the committee developed and successfully proposed to the Tennessee Supreme Court new legal ethics rules for Tennessee based on the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct. He has chaired the editorial board of the ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct, has served as president of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, and serves as a member of the Advisory Board for the Miller-Becker Institute for Professional Responsibility of the University of Akron.  He is also the immediate past Treasurer of the American Bar Association, a former member of its Board of Governors and Executive Committee, and has served in the House of Delegates since 1990.