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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
 
Co-sponsored by
Greenwood County Community Foundation
 

 

Live in
Community Room at Tower Pointe
105 Vine Crest Court
Greenwood, SC 29646
(GPS address: 1020 Alexander Road West) 
 

Credit Hours
2.0 MCLE hours, including up to 2.0 LEPR and 1.0 SA/MH hours 
 
About the Program 
On Wednesday, January 29 join SC Bar Risk Management Director Jill Rothstein and Lawyers Helping Lawyers Assistant Beth Padgett as they 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.
 
Breakfast will be sponsored by the Greenwood County Community Foundation!
 
Agenda
8:15 a.m.         Registration
 
8:30 a.m.         Nit: Everyday Ethics for the Everyday Lawyer
                        Jill Rothstein
                       
9 a.m.              Grit: A Primer on Avoiding Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues for Attorneys
                        Beth Padgett
                       
9:30 a.m.         Wit: Skillfully Woven Tales - (Almost) Real Life Hypotheticals that Bring it all Together
                        Jill Rothstein and Beth Padgett
 
10:30 a.m.       Adjourn