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Detection and Prevention of Substance Abuse in the Legal Profession

SKU: SA1000
Total Credits
1 - 1.3
Price$50
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Description

The legal profession is not one of moderation. The stress, the workload and the hours all contribute to a culture of extremes. It is for this reason that the detection and prevention of substance abuse is such a critical issue in the legal profession and one that attorneys everywhere need to be apprised of. This CLE course, presented by Gary Lang, Esq. offers a detailed definition of addiction and the various behaviors that fall under the guidelines of addictive behaviors. The course will explain the substances classified as having the potential for abuse.

The course will also offer:

  • An overview of alcoholism, gambling, sex and food addictions
  • How disease is classified
  • Ramifications of avoiding confrontation
  • Specifics strategies to promote recovery
  • Concluding Q & A

Lecturer Bio

Gary M. Lang, Esq.

Gary Lang works primarily with individuals, as a litigator and counselor, in Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Personal Injury, and Product Liability Cases. Enjoying the intellectual challenge of this field, Gary has been instrumental in changing several major hospital policies. Gary has been with the firm since 1983, and is now a Senior Shareholder and Chair of the Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Litigation Group.

Gary strongly believes that attorneys should give back to their profession and to the community. In 2009, Gary was presented with an award by the Pennsylvania Bar Association, honoring Lang's long-time dedication to pro bono legal work with Protection from Abuse (PFA) cases. In 2000, Gary received an Achievement Award from the Allegheny County Bar Foundation also for his dedication to pro bono work with PFA cases. He is also Founding Member and Charter Member of the Allegheny County Bar Foundation, including the charitable arm of the Allegheny County Bar Association. In addition to serving on various civic boards, Gary has served as the President of the Council of the Borough of Pleasant Hills (1990-1995) and he is involved with the Board of Governors of Neighborhood Legal Services Association, a nationwide organization that serves the underprivileged.

Gary earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government from the College of William and Mary and his Juris Doctor from Capital University. He is a former Chair of the Allegheny County Bar Association’s Bench-Bar Committee, and a member and former Director of the Board of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County. Gary is also one of only approximately 2,500 nationwide attorneys certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Civil Trial Advocate. Gary is a frequent lecturer and author. He co-authored the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Civil Practice Manual and has been published in the Pennsylvania Bar Quarterly. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, membership of which is restricted to lawyers who have received a verdict or settlement in excess of $1 million. Also, the publishers of Philadelphia Magazine have named him a "Pennsylvania Super Lawyer" for the past four years. An avid runner, Gary has completed 18 marathons in the past 20 years, including running the Pittsburgh Marathon 12 times.



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