(6 hr needed – 4 hr Ethics, 1 hr Elim. Of Bias, 1 hr Substance Abuse)
Ethics - All You Need to Know - PREC 2012
LACBA’s Professional Responsibility and Ethics Committee will present its 9th annual ethics seminar on Saturday, December 1, 2012. This seminar gives participants the opportunity to learn about important ethical issues that have a direct impact on the practice of law from the top practitioners in the field and acquire 4 hours of ethics MCLE at the same time
Sex, Bias and Substance Abuse – Those Hard to Get MCLE Credits
Current issues regarding elimination of bias based on sexual orientation in the legal profession
This program is presented by experts for the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law, and will address current issues related to the elimination of bias in the legal profession and judicial system, including (1) ways in which compensation packages by law firms and other legal employers often adversely affect employees who are in same-sex relationships, including marriages; (2) experiences and treatment of gay, lesbian, and bisexual persons as jurors and court users; and (3) recent developments in the litigation in the federal litigation challenging Proposition 8 (Perry v. Brown).
The Alcoholic/Addicted Attorney: Intervention, Evaluation, Treatment, Monitoring
This program is presented by the professionals at the well-known Promises Treatment Center, and will address intervention, education and treatment of addicted lawyers. The professionals at Promises Treatment Center have many years of experience treating professionals with addiction issues.