The Impaired Lawyer: A Call for Action

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CA1.00(Includes 1.00 Competence Issues)
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The Impaired Lawyer: A Call for Action
The Impaired Lawyer: A Call for Action

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Course Credit Hours: CA 1 Competence
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Course Description

A lawyer that has a substance abuse problem faces a number of potential ethical issues. This program will address the instances and causes of substance abuse problems among lawyers, the ethical issues that often coincide with the disorder, and will give viewers a number of tips on how to help themselves or their colleagues overcome the problem.

Length: 56min

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Powerful presentation
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You can really tell the speaker cares about this topic from being affected at such a personal level.
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Meet the Lecturer(s)

Brian Quinn

Brian S. Quinn, Esquire is a licensed attorney in Pennsylvania who currently serves as the Education and Outreach Coordinator for Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers of Pennsylvania, Inc., a Lawyers Assistance Program established in 1988 for the purpose of helping lawyers, judges and law students recover from alcoholism, drug addiction and mental health disorders. Mr. Quinn obtained his undergraduate degree in 1970, his law degree in 1973 and a certificate in Drug and Alcohol counselling in 2012, from Villanova University. Prior to working for Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, he was a sole practitioner for nearly 40 years and has also worked in the field of Alcohol and Drug Counseling at Mirmont Treatment Center and Malvern Institute in suburban Philadelphia. Mr. Quinn is a past member of the Board of Directors of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers of Pennsylvania and served as a peer volunteer for over six years prior to accepting his current role as the organization's Educator.

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