Description: Join our multi-disciplinary panel as they discuss the connection between substance use disorder and mental health issues and ethics violations. The panel, which includes an attorney who has represented many respondents in cases involving these issues and a senior assistant disciplinary bar counsel, will discuss the rules related to addiction and mental health problems in bar disciplinary proceedings, as well as key cases about addiction and mental health issues. Also on the panel is a senior member of the D.C. Bar Lawyer Assistance Program.
This class will help those who attend to understand the role of the profession in assisting attorneys who experience addiction, depression, or other mental health problems.
Faculty: Thomas Gilbertsen, Dueffert Gilbertsen PLLC; Denise J. Perme, D.C. Bar Lawyer Assistance Program; Julia L. Porter, District of Columbia Office of Disciplinary Counsel; Daniel Schumack, Schumack Law Firm
Fees: $89 D.C. Bar Community Members; $99 D.C. Bar Members; $109 Government and Nonprofit Attorneys; $129 Others
The D.C. Bar CLE Program now offers discounted group registration rates! For more information, contact the CLE Office at CLE@dcbar.org or 202-626-3488.