PILS Members: Register Now for 'Ethics on Representing People with Mental Health Issues' Feb. 26 CLE Credit Telephonic Forum - Colodny Fass

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

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The Florida Bar Public Interest Law Section
presents
"Ethics on Representing People with Mental Health
and Substance Abuse Issues (particularly homeless people)"

Presenter:  Linda Mann, Bay Area Legal Services

Telephonic CLE

Thursday - February 26, 2009

12:10 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Telephone Conferencing
(Call-in information will be sent BY EMAIL to registrants prior to the seminar.)

CLE Credit:
1.0 hour   General
1.0 hour    Ethics

Please mail no later than Thursday, February 19, 2009 to register. 
Questions? Call 850-561-5620