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Elimination of Bias: Mental Health Issues and Practice of Law

May 16, 2017@9:00 am-11:00 am

Presenters: Hon. Judith Tilsen, Ramsey County District Court; Brockton Hunter, The Law Office of Brockton D. Hunter; Stephen McLaughlin, Assistant Ramsey County Attorney; Kay King, NAMI Minnesota; Christopher Bell, Attorney at Law

Moderator: Joan Bibelhausen, Executive Director, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers

Learn how negative attitudes towards people with mental health issues impact and affect how we serve clients with mental health issues. Hear from practitioners in the private and public sectors about the mistakes or assumptions attorneys make when representing clients with mental health issues or when working with colleagues with mental health issues. Finally, learn tips and resources to effectively challenge your own unconscious bias and reduce stigma in the legal profession. This workshop is for lawyers and legal practitioners.

Location: Room 40A&B, Ramsey County District Courthouse, 15 West Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul
Time: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Credit: 2.0 Elimination of Bias CLE credits approved
Cost: FREE for RCBA members; $30 for non-members
Teleconference: FREE for RCBA members; $30 for non-members

Offered by RCBA Diversity Committee