This presentation will cover warning signs of a substance concern, related risks, relevant rules of professional conduct and the impact of recovery. We will discuss how unaddressed substance concerns can impact law licenses, the role of Rule 16, the Model Policy for Law Firms Addressing Impairment, and related resources.
What you will learn:
The prevalence and impact of addiction in the legal profession
Related rules of professional conduct
Recovery as a game changer
Resources for practicing lawyers, judges, and law firms
Speakers: Anne Chambers, LCSW, Missouri Lawyers' Assistance Program Director, Jefferson City and Hugh F. O'Donnell, III, Intervention Committee Chair, Attorney at Law and Mediator, Kansas City
Moderator: Anne Chambers
|Substance Recovery and the Model Policy Presentation (1 MB)||Available after Purchase|
|Model Policy for Law Firms (259.4 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|Supreme Court of Missouri Rule 16 - Substance Abuse Intervention (253.8 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|Faculty Bios (88.3 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|MCLE Form (160.8 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|MoLAP Information (1.2 MB)||Available after Purchase|
|Important Information for Attorneys Seeking Kansas Credit (51.9 KB)||Available after Purchase|
Anne Chambers is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has served as the Director of the Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program since 2012. Anne speaks about conquering procrastination, burnout and compassion fatigue, work-life balance and substance and mental health concerns in the legal profession. She resides with her family in Columbia.
Hugh O'Donnell practices family law with his own firm in Kansas City. He has mediated thousands of family law cases over the past 20+ years, and introduced collaborative divorce to Missouri and Kansas family lawyers. He is chairman of the Missouri Bar Intervention Committee, established by Supreme Court Rule 16.
Mon, Nov 09, 2020 - 02:00pm to 02:50pm CST
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