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Nit, Grit, and Wit: Tales and Talk on Ethics, Substance Abuse
and Mental Health in the Legal Profession
presented by:
The South Carolina Bar-Continuing Legal Education Division

Sumter County Judicial Center
Courtroom 1-A
Sumter, SC

About the Program

Want to get a sneak preview of the brand new Sumter County Judicial Center and complete your LEPR and Mental Health/Substance Abuse requirement?  The SC Bar CLE Division and the Sumter County Bar are pleased to bring you a unique opportunity to tour the new Judicial Center before the Grand Opening and hear SC Bar Risk Management Director Jill Rothstein and Lawyers Helping Lawyers Assistant Beth Padgett discuss the convergence of attorney mental health/substance abuse problems with the ethical practice of law. “Nit, Grit, and Wit” is an interactive and fun program designed to use skillfully woven hypothetical tales to teach ethics and increase sensitivity to mental and emotional health concerns in the profession.

Following the program, everyone is invited to attend a special reception sponsored by the Sumter County Bar and tour of the new Sumter County Judicial Center.

Credit Hours
2.0 MCLE hours, including up to 2.0 LEPR and 1.0 SA/MH hours

2:45 p.m.    Registration

3:00 p.m.    Nit: Everyday Ethics for the Everyday Lawyer
                   Jill Rothstein
                   S.C. Bar Risk Management Director

3:30 p.m.    Grit: A Primer on Avoiding Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues for Attorneys
                   Beth Padgett
                   S.C. Bar Lawyers Helping Lawyers Assistant

4:00 p.m.    Wit: Skillfully Woven Tales - (Almost) Real Life Hypotheticals that Bring it all Together
                   Jill Rothstein and Beth Padgett

5:00 p.m.    Reception for Sumter County Bar Members and Judicial Center Tour


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