PILS Members: Register Now for 'Ethics on Representing People with Mental Health Issues' Feb. 26 CLE Credit Telephonic Forum
Date Published: 02-16-2009
A Message from PILS Chairman, Maria Elena Abate, Esq.:
Dear PILS Members: Registration information is attached for the February 26 Telephonic CLE Forum, "Ethics on Representing People with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Issues (particularly homeless people)."
Register by Thursday, February 19.
In this Forum, you'll learn about:
Establishing attorney-client relationships with clients who are challenged
Assisting clients in making decisions without becoming their de facto guardian
What the Rules of Professional Responsibility allow in these situations, including circumstances under which an attorney may have to withdraw from representation and discussion
The Florida Bar Public Interest Law Section
"Ethics on Representing People with Mental Health
and Substance Abuse Issues (particularly homeless people)"
Presenter: Linda Mann, Bay Area Legal Services
Thursday - February 26, 2009
12:10 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
(Call-in information will be sent BY EMAIL to registrants prior to the seminar.)
1.0 hour General
1.0 hour Ethics
Please mail no later than Thursday, February 19, 2009 to register.
Questions? Call 850-561-5620
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