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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

Live at the
S.C. Bar Conference Center
1501 Park Street
Columbia, SC

Friday, March 25, 2014



Registration $45
This program qualifies for 2.0 MCLE credit hours, including up to 2.0 LEPR and 1.0 SA/MH credit hour

About the Seminar 
Still need those last minute hours (ethics and substance/mental health credit)?

On Tuesday, March 25, join S.C. 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.
Program Agenda


9:30 a.m.          Registration

10:00 a.m.        Nit: Everyday Ethics for the Everyday Lawyer                       

                        Jill Rothstein

10:30 a.m.        Grit: A Primer on Avoiding Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues for Attorneys

                        Beth Padgett

11:00 a.m.        Wit: Skillfully Woven Tales - (Almost) Real Life Hypotheticals that Bring it all Together

                        Jill Rothstein and Beth Padgett

12:00 p.m.        Adjourn


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