Legal Ethics Institute Announces New and Upcoming CLE Programs in Ethics, Elimination of Bias and Substance Abuse, Competence and Dependence Issues Involving Attorneys

Boca Raton, FL, March 31, 2016 --( Legal Ethics Institute has announced the following upcoming CLE web casts and programs now available on demand:

What Men and Legal Organizations Can Do to End Discriminatory Biases against Women Attorneys (2625)
Live web cast: May 4, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

Alton B. Harris, Nixon Peabody LLP, identifies the subtle and generally unconscious gender stereotypes that are pervasive throughout the legal profession and the biases they foster against women lawyers and presents a series of practical, effective steps men and the legal organizations they manage can take to combat these biases and remove the obstacles they create for women to advance in their legal careers on a basis comparable to men.

Conflicts of Interest: Ethics Issues and Practical Solutions for Attorneys (2606)
Available now on demand.

In this important discussion for all attorneys on conflicts of interest, Steve Bennett, Park Jensen Bennett LLP, discusses the ethical issues to consider, including: who’s a client; duties to prospective clients; direct conflicts; indirect conflicts; waivers and screening; duties to former clients.

Retaining and Using Consulting and Testifying Experts: Ethical Considerations for Attorneys (2624)
Available now on demand.

Irene Fiorentinos and Bill Dolan analyze the relevant rules of professionalism and conflicts and discuss the real world ethical issues and dilemmas that an attorney faces when navigating the selection and retention of experts and the presentation of expert testimony.

Mental Health, Competency and Addiction Issues in Older Attorneys: Understanding the Signs and Symptoms and How to Provide Treatment and Support (2547)
Available now on demand.

Joan Bibelhausen, Esq., Executive Director of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (LCL), St. Paul, Minnesota, and well-respected expert on mental health and addiction issues involving attorneys, discusses the warning signs and realistic approaches and options for treatment and support.

Attorneys wishing to register for any of the live web casts or on demand programs, or to learn more about the programs, may visit

About Legal Ethics Institute
Legal Ethics Institute ( brings together in one convenient location links to some of the most important and popular CLE programs covering legal ethics, elimination of bias in the legal profession, and substance abuse and dependency issues involving attorneys. The programs, which are presented by highly-respected lawyers and legal scholars, are available via live web casts and on demand formats. Contact Sharon Levine Mirsky, Esq., a member of the Legal Ethics Institute’s Advisory Team, at (561) 241-1919 or for more information.
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