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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
 
 
URS Center for the Performing Arts
 126 Newberry St., SW
 Aiken, SC 29801
 
 
About the Program
 
Credit Hours
2.0 MCLE hours, including up to 2.0 LEPR and 1.0 SA/MH hours 
 
On Tuesday, October 1 join your fellow Bar members to 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. It takes attention, courage and wisdom to practice law with high ethical standards along with concern and compassion for your fellow lawyer.
 
Agenda

2:45 p.m.    Registration

3 p.m.        Nit: Everyday Ethics for the Everyday Lawyer
                  Jill Rothstein, SC Bar Risk Management Director
       
3:30 p.m.    Grit: A Primer on Avoiding Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues for Attorneys
                   Beth Padgett, Lawyers Helping Lawyers Assistant Director
       
4 p.m.        Wit: Skillfully Woven Tales - (Almost) Real Life Hypotheticals that Bring it all Together
                  Jill Rothstein and Beth Padgett

5 p.m.        Adjourn