The LexisNexis Global Legal Department, in conjunction with Thompson Hine, is pleased to present a complimentary CLE seminar.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
8:15 - 11:10 a.m.
Auditoriums I & II
9443 Springboro Pike
RSVP by December 1 to Cheryl Peacock, email@example.com
8:15 - 8:30 a.m.
Registration and Welcome
Steven J. Elleman, Esq., Thompson Hine LLP, Moderator
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Jack F. Fuchs, Esq., Thompson Hine LLP
Mr. Fuchs will address the duties imposed on corporate counsel in conducting litigation, including the representation of employees, officers and directors while defending the entity; the ability to require opposing counsel to communicate with counsel rather than corporate employees; and the duty to preserve documents and materials when litigation or administrative action is likely.
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Professionalism: The Courtroom and Beyond
Robert P. Johnson, Esq., Thompson Hine LLP
Mr. Johnson will analyze the duties that attorneys owe to the profession in their behavior in the courtroom, the corporate office, the law firm and their personal lives.
10:30 - 10:40 a.m.
10:40 - 11:10 a.m.
Substance Abuse/Mental Health: What Is the Problem and What Can We Do About It?
Patrick J. Garry, J.D., Associate Director, Ohio Lawyers Assistance Program, Inc.
Mr. Garry will speak on the interrelationship of substance abuse and depression in the legal profession and in life. He will describe the challenges that face those in the legal profession and how these challenges can trigger mental health disease including depression and alcoholism. Various helpful suggestions will be offered as possible solutions.
This course has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 2.50 total CLE hours, with 1.00 of ethics, 1.00 of professionalism and .50 of substance abuse instruction.
This course has been approved by the Indiana Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 2.50 total CLE hours, which includes 2.50 hours of ethics.
This activity has been approved by the Kentucky Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Commission for a maximum of 2.50 credits, including 2.00 ethics credits.