Agenda 2019 WVJLAP Retreat

Tip of the Month

Excellent Continuing Legal Education Opportunity for Employers, Judges, and Lawyers!

January 23, 2018 @1:00 p.m.  

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Sponsored by the ABA Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division
Cosponsored by the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility and the ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs

Learn how to recognize a legal professional with an impairment and the resources available to help them. Examine the effects of substance abuse including marijuana despite the recent trend towards decriminalization. Panelists will discuss:

  • Signs and symptoms of substance use problems among legal professionals
  • Understanding addiction as an illness
  • Treatment options
  • The interface between disciplinary action and impairment
  • Obligations to report an attorney with an impairment
  • Lawyer Assistance Programs and how they assist attorneys and their colleagues

Colleagues Under the Influence: Licensure and the Impaired Lawyer CLE Webinar