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Law & Literature A Tale of Two Bars: Lawyering, Addiction, and the Problem of Coping (May 2019)

May 15, 2019 03:00pm -
May 15, 2019 05:00pm
(GMT-6)

Event Description

Law & Literature
A Tale of Two Bars: Lawyering, Addiction, and the Problem of Coping

May 15

Presenter: David Schultz, Hamline University*

Studies show that the legal professional faces one of the highest percentages of depression and addiction, often impacting work, family, and personal lives.  We think it can never be us and it someone else’s problem.  But could it be you?  This CLE draws upon Brian Cuban’s memoir, The Addicted Lawyer: Tales of the Bar, Booze, Blow, and Redemption, to examine the traits of the addicted lawyer, how the legal professional potentially enables this behavior, and what we learn from it in terms of how to help ourselves and others.

*David Schultz is Hamline University Professor of Political Science and University of Minnesota Professor of Law, where he has taught Professional Responsibility for nearly 15 years.

Please read  the following portions of The Addicted Lawyer before attending the class.
Chapters to be read:  preface, introduction, chapters 3, 11-14, 17, 19.

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Registration: 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: First National Bank Building Training Room, 332 Minnesota Street, St. Paul
Credit: 2.0 elimination of bias CLE credits approved; Code  #267585.      
Cost: $20 RCBA members; $40 non-members

This CLE will not be available via teleconference.        
 

 

Event Type:CLE
Category:CLE
Early registration ends on Feb 11, 2019.
Regular registration starts on Feb 12, 2019 and ends on May 15, 2019.
Late registration starts on May 16, 2019.
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)

 

 
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