Competency Substance Abuse and Practice of Law MCLE
Date: Friday, July 20, 2018
Time: 12-1:30 p.m.
Location: Downtown San Diego
MCLE: 1.5 hours competence credit.
About this class:
Competency and the Practice of Law will explore the impact of substance abuse and mental health issues on the practice of law. We will examine how the rules of professional conduct addresses these issues, and resources offered by the state bar. Finally, we will review common signs of substance abuse and mental health issues and how to respond. This class is part of our Legal Education Series.
This is a FREE MCLE event sponsored by Arizona State University Law CLE, San Diego Law Library, and Law Office of Phoenix Coverley.
About the speakers:
Ray is the Assistant Dean, Office of Career and Employment Services at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University. He received his Bachelor of Science from The Ohio State University and his Juris Doctor from Howard University School of Law, where he graduated cum laude. Also, he served six years as a Staff Judge Advocate in the U.S. Air Force.
Phoenix Coverley earned her Juris Doctorate from The Monterey College of Law. She is a solo practitioner working with clients in family law, mediation, and disability law. Ms. Coverley was a professor of Business, Employment, and Labor Law for the San Diego University of Integrative Studies from 2012-2015. While in law school Ms. Coverley became a trained mediator.