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Ethical Issues in Representing Impaired Clients
 
Date: 02/10/2012
 
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
 
Presented by: Professional Responsibility
 
Experience Level: Intermediate
 
MCLE Credit: As of 02/09/2014, this program is no longer eligible for MCLE Credit.
 
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Learn about ethical issues that arise for lawyers when representing individuals with cognitive impairment or mental health problems, whether due to causes such as aging, dementia, or controlled substance dependency. Speakers will address the practical and professional challenges of such representation, as well as provide guidance for effective and ethical representation, including:
Applicable Rules of Professional Responsibility, and examples of disciplinary cases;
Identification of types of cognitive impairment and evaluation of mental competency; and
Procedures for seeking and obtaining a guardianship when required.

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