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posted Mar 8, 2016, 10:27 AM by WLA SLO   [ updated Apr 14, 2016, 12:09 PM ]

Women Lawyers Association

Presents

Common Threats to the Competency of Legal Professionals

 

Competence Issues MCLE Credit Offered!

OUR SPEAKER:
Richard P. Carlton, MPH
 
Richard Carlton is the Director of the Lawyer Assistance Program of the State Bar of California.  Additionally, he is a consultant to the US Courts for the Ninth Circuit, the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, and to the Idaho Judicial Branch on matters of judicial stress and wellness. 
 
Mr. Carlton regularly delivers continuing legal education presentations to local bar associations, specialty bars, State Bar sections, and law firms throughout California on addressing substance abuse and managing stress.  His articles have appeared in Judicature, The Judges Journal of the ABA, California Bar Journal, and other legal publications.  He has been addressing mental health and disability concerns in the legal profession for nearly thirty years.  Richard holds a Masters Degree in Public Health from UC Berkeley, where his studies focused on treatment interventions and behavioral science research.

 

MENTORSHIP PROGRAM:
WLA SLO has launched its Mentorship Program!  If you're interested in either being a mentor or mentee, please visit our website for more information and to download an application HERE.

 

Women's Clothing Drive:
There are women in our community that need business attire for interviews and the work place. WLA SLO will now be accepting donations of new and gently used women's business clothing at every monthly meeting.  Please consider bringing suits, shirts, blouses, and even shoes, handbags, and other business accessories.  We thank you for your support!

Please join us!
 

Common Threats to the Competency of Legal Professionals: 

 

This will be a presentation that exams the stress, anxiety, depression and substance abuse that is often experienced by legal professionals and the resources available to address these issues.

 

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
at 12:00 noon


San Luis Obispo Country Club
255 Country Club Drive, SLO


1 Hour COMPETENCE ISSUES Credit Offered
Students - $15
Members - $25
Non-Members - $35
 

There are two (2) ways to make a reservation for this event.

(1) Pay online:













(2) Send a check to:
Women Lawyers Association
P.O. Box 3918
San Luis Obispo, CA 93403-3918
* Please include the name(s) of the attendee(s) on your check.
** Please email Natalie Laacke at nata.wlaslo@gmail.com that you've mailed your check, and let her know if you would like a vegetarian meal.
 

IN ORDER TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT, WLA MUST RECEIVE YOUR PAYMENT NO LATER THAN TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016.

Walk-ins are welcome on a first come/first served basis, however, it really helps us to plan and SLOCC to set up properly if you reserve ahead of time. 

 

We look forward to your participation!


Sorry, but we cannot accommodate refund requests.

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