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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
 
York County
Getty's Art Center
201 E. Main Street
Rock Hill, SC
 
About the Program

Credit Hours

2.0 MCLE hours, including up to 2.0 LEPR and 1.0 SA/MH hours
On Thursday, October 3 join SC 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.
 
Plan to arrive early for lunch sponsored by the York County Bar Association!
 
Agenda
 
11:15 a.m.                 Registration and Lunch (provided)
                                  Lunch sponsored by the York County Bar Association
 
12:00 p.m.                Nit:  Everyday Ethics for the Everyday Lawyer
                                  Jill C. Rothstein
                                  SC Bar Risk Management Director
 
12:30 p.m.                 Grit:  A Primer on Avoiding Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues for Attorneys
                                   Beth Padgett
                                   SC Bar Lawyers Helping Lawyers Assistant Director
 
1:00 p.m.                   Wit:  Skillfully Woven Tales – (Almost) Real Life Hypotheticals That Bring it all Together
                                   Jill Rothstein and Beth Padgett
 
2:00 p.m.                   Adjourn