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Effective and Ethical Ways to Deal with Impaired Litigants

Date: Wednesday, November 15th 2017
Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm
Location: World Trade Center, Sky Bridge Room, 26 SW Salmon, Portland

Credit Type(s): General Credit, Ethics

Every attorney should be familiar with the challenges, responsibilities, and risks of representation when a client or opposing party experiences a mental health, cognitive or substance abuse impairment. Learn practical tips and strategies to identify potential difficulties, effectively communicate with people who experience such challenges, and advocate for your clients' interests within the bounds of the ethical and procedural rules. Join panel members: Mark Johnson Roberts, Deputy General Counsel at the OSB, formerly in private trial and appellate practice for 29 years; Brett Callahan, probate and guardianship attorney with Nay & Friedenbeg, LLC; and Harry Dudley, Psy.D., mental health practitioner with over 35 years' experience, including 27 years of specialization in forensic and clinical psychology. The class will be moderated by Michael McGrath, partner at Gearing Rackner & McGrath LLP. 

For more information: Contact Michael McGrath, Gearing Rackner & McGrath LLP at 503.222.9116. For registration questions, contact the MBA at 503.222.3275.

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