Jack Marshall

Everything you need to know about ProEthics, the nation’s most innovative and versatile ethics consulting and training firm

In Uncategorized on November 17, 2010 at 7:47 pm

ProEthics, Ltd., is a national professional ethics training and consulting firm based in Alexandria, Virginia  It is led by Jack Marshall, who has diverse training and experience as an ethicist, teacher, professional speaker, lawyer, performer and stage director.

Founded in 1994, ProEthics has gained a national reputation for creating and delivering professional ethics  training sessions, seminars, retreats and presentations that lead the field in their creativity, timeliness, energy and effectiveness.

ProEthics makes the exploration of legal, business and professional ethics stimulating and memorable, while firmly relating the practice of ethics to practical realities. Using a multi-faceted approach that may include drama, humor, history and popular culture, our seminars  challenge participants with interactive exercises and hypotheticals taken from actual cases and events.

ProEthics’ Secret Weapon, The Ethical Arts Players: The most difficult ethical problems are far easier to consider when they are seen rather than read, and it is the job of The Ethical Arts Players to bring ethical dilemmas to life with drama, wit, comedy, and even music.


The Washington, D.C. based troupe has performed for professional groups in law, medicine, research, government and business, illuminating  ethical situations and challenging participants to analyze them. The 15-member group consists of experienced and versatile professional actors and singers with abundant credits in television, movies, stage and industrial shows.

ProEthics consults to lawyers and law firms around the country, and has many clients among law firms large and small, assisting them with ethical problems and issue  in firm organization, employment, technology, marketing, websites, multi-jurisdictional practice, and more.

Jack Marshall is the president of ProEthics, an ethics training and consulting firm based in Alexandria, Virginia. A graduate of Harvard and Georgetown University Law Center, he is a member of the D.C and Massachusetts bar associations. He has taught legal ethics as an adjunct professor at the Washington College of Law at American University, and given legal ethics continuing education seminars for bar association in 23 states, including the monthly new admittee ethics orientations in Massachusetts and the District of Columbia.

USAID sent him to the Republic of Mongolia twice to assist in the judiciary’s conversion to a U.S.-style ethics system. In addition to legal ethics training and consulting, he has worked as a trainer and consultant for Fortune 500 companies, colleges,, business schools, and associations of various professions, including actuaries, accountants, theater professionals, corporate board members and more.

For two decades he has taught the legal ethics section at the Washington Non-Profit  Legal and Tax Conference, and in many of those years the non-profit accounting sections as well. He also has presented ethics programs for the Catholic and Lutheran churches, and the United Way.

Jack Marshall is also available as an expert witness.

Among ProEthics clients:

  • State and local bar associations, including the American Bar Association
  • Law firms (large and small)
  • Fortune 500 companies,
  • Federal and local government agencies
  • Municipalities
  • Charities and Non-profit organizations
  • Medical research facilities
  • Accounting firms
  • Trade associations across the country and around the world.

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Typical examples of evaluation comments from seminar attendees :

  • “Jack is a great speaker with a telling knowledge of the rules, very practical and helpful advice.”
  • “Very engaging and entertaining…made a dry topic interesting.”
  • “I loved Jack’s presentation: lively and interesting.”
  • “The most engaging ethics session I have seen in 27 years of practice!”
  • “Jack Marshall was amazing. Extremely interesting and fun to listen to.”
  • “Great presentation.”
  • “One of the best CLEs I’ve attended in 19 years.”
  • “Mr. Marshall makes ethics interesting  (even fun!) and keeps things moving.”
  • “Did not think I was going to  enjoy, but I did!”
  • “Jack Marshall’s ethics courses are always THE BEST!”
  • Mr. Marshall’s presentations are always excellent. I look forwrad to them and try to attend one each year to satisfy my state’s ethics requirement.

[For a detailed description of the unique ProEthics Approach to Legal Ethics CLE, please go here…]

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