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2020 Substance Recovery & the Model Policy

Total Credits: 1.0 MCLE, 1.0 Ethics, 1.0 Kansas Credit, 1.0 Kansas Ethics

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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 ChambersLCSW, Missouri Lawyers' Assistance Program Director, Jefferson City and Hugh F. O'Donnell, IIIIntervention Committee Chair, Attorney at Law and Mediator, Kansas City 
Moderator: Anne Chambers



Anne Chambers's Profile

Anne Chambers Related seminars and products: 3

Lawyers' Assistance Director

The Missouri Bar

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's Profile

Hugh O'Donnell Related seminars and products: 2

Attorney at Law and Mediator

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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