National Law Foundation
Continuing Legal Education
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In this one-hour, October 20, 2016 presentation,
Eric R. Deitz,
Esquire, a partner in the San Diego, California office of
Gordon & Rees, provides a comprehensive
discussion of Substance Use Disorders in the legal profession. Mr. Deitz
explains the chief causes of attorney substance abuse, startling substance abuse
statistics among legal professionals, and how alcohol and drugs affect an
attorney’s professional capacity.
Major topics include:
Defining Substance Abuse (Substance Use Disorder)
Why Attorneys Are More Susceptible to Substance Abuse
Attorney Substance Abuse Assistance Programs
How Alcohol/Drugs Affect Competence
When Is Reporting Substance Abuse Appropriate?
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