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Representing Clients with Diminished Capacity: Ethical Issues
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 6:00 pm-8:00 pm


Registration for this event is closed.

This course will focus on the professional conduct rules implicated in representing clients with diminished capacity. A legal ethicist and a mental health law specialist will moderate a panel of practitioners, who work with minors, elderly, and mentally ill clients, in a discussion of the attorney-client relationship in a variety of real-life scenarios.

Chair: BRUCE A GREEN

Introduction: HENRY DLUGACZ, Beldock Levine & Hoffman, LLP; Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, New York Medical College

Speaker: JOE ROSENBERG, Professor of Law, City University of New School of Law, CAROLYN KALOS, Assistant Attorney in Charge, Legal Aid Society, Juvenile Rights Practice; KEVIN CREMIN, Director of Disability and Public Benefits Law, Legal Services NYC

Sponsored by
Committee on Disabilities Law, James Weisman, Chair; Committee on Mental Health Law, Karen Andreasian, Chair

2.0 ethics credits will be provided. The fee is $25. Materials will be distributed by email in advance. Please RSVP to Maro.A.Constantinou@gmail.com by October 7 and register above.

Event Location: 42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)