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Competence Issues in the Legal Profession

Competence Issues (formerly known as Prevention, Detection and Treatment of Substance Abuse or Mental Illness):

1 Hour (required)

 

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Legal Ethics

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Competence Issues in the Legal Profession MCLEs

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#8: Attorney Inebriation, Intervention, and Insight (1 hour Competence) - Access MCLE
Call Number: MCLE A 2015
Publication Date: 2015
Leading trial attorney J. Gary Gwilliam provides a personal discussion of his alcohol experience as a lawyer and how he overcame it. The course emphasizes how to manage the stress that leads to substance abuse. (2015)

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#9: Attorneys and Addiction (1 hour Competence) - Access MCLE
Call Number: KFC619.5.S83 T87 2013cd
Publication Date: 2013
A look at the signs of addiction. This program identifies some preventive measures and what kind of treatment is available. (2013)

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#10: Attorneys and Alcoholism (1 hour Competence) - Access MCLE
Call Number: MCLE A 2013
Publication Date: 2013
Alcohol abuse causes serious harm to attorneys, their families, their clients, and their profession. This program explores the nature of alcoholism and provides answers to the mysteries surrounding why alcoholics keep drinking. It also provides practical information regarding how the organized Bench and Bar can address alcoholism within the legal profession. (2013)

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#16A: Clearing Common Misconceptions about D.U.I. Laws (1 hour Competence) - Versatape
Call Number: KFC477 .C55 2013cd
Publication Date: 2013
Challenge common misconceptions about D.U.I. law and learn the facts. (2013)

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NEW! #25A: Don’t Give up Five Minutes Before the Miracle (1 hour Competence) - Access MCLE
Call Number: MCLE D 2016
Publication Date: 2013
Speaker Laurie Besden recounts her own experience with drug addiction and how she was eventually reinstated to practice law. Learn about resources to help with this all-too-common disease, how to keep up hope during recovery, and how addiction impairs an attorney’s ability to competently represent clients. (2016)

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#58B: Prevention of Substance Abuse 2014 (1 hour Competence) - Versatape
Call Number: KFC619.5.S83 P74 2014
Publication Date: 2014
This program will help attorneys understand how easy it is to slide from social use of substances into problematic conduct. Information about medical marijuana is also included. (2014)

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#59: Prevention of Substance Abuse 2015 (1 hour Competence) - Versatape
Call Number: MCLE P 2015
Publication Date: 2015
A detailed examination of substance abuse, including lifestyle factors in the legal profession that contribute to substance abuse, challenges to identifying substance abuse, treatment opportunities, and consequences. (2015)

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#70: Substance Abuse and the Legal Profession (1 hour Competence) - Versatape
Call Number: KFC619.5.S83 S83 2014
Publication Date: 2014
This program discusses the many facets of substance abuse and how it affects the legal practice. Learn to recognize signs and symptoms of addiction. It also examines cultural history, definitions, science, risk factors, ethical duties, the lawyers’ assistance programs, ABA formal opinion 03-429, and California rule 3-110. (2014)

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