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Mental Health & Diversity: How Do They Affect Your Legal Practice?

When: Friday, May 11, 2018
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Where: Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C.
300 Hamilton Blvd
Peoria, Illinois  61601
United States
Contact: Sandra Wulf

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Mental Health & Diversity: How Do They Affect Your Legal Practice?

This CLE seminar/webinar will discuss the ethical issues regarding mental health and diversity in the legal field. The Illinois Supreme Court requires Illinois attorneys to take one hour of diversity and one hour of mental health/substance abuse as part of the professionalism requirement.


12:45 - 1:00 Registration

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Mental Health & Diversity: How Do They Affect Your Legal Practice?

Presented by: Christine Anderson, Illinois ARDC, and Jazz Hampton, Foley & Mansfield


Now more than ever, it is crucial for us to understand how we can become more diverse and inclusive in our firms, as well as how to deal with the many challenges we face to our mental health with the everyday stresses of our practice. Christine Anderson, the Director of Probation and Lawyer Deferral Services of the ARDC, will speak on the high rate of mental health and substance use issues in the legal profession and why it is a professionalism issue. Jazz Hampton, an attorney with Foley & Mansfield and active member of the diversity committee of the Defense Research Institute, will speak on diversity and inclusion and how it affects the legal practice today.

Continuing Legal Education Credit

The IDC has applied for two hours of professionalism CLE credit (mental health/substance abuse) for this program in the state of Illinois. We have also applied for the following credit:

  • Indiana 2.0 CLE; 2.0 Professionalism
  • Iowa 2.0 CLE; 2.0 Professionalism
  • Missouri 2.4 CLE; 2.4 Professionalism
  • Wisconsin 2.4 CLE; 2.4 Professionalism

Seminar Fees

Registration for this event is $25 for IDC members and $50 for non-members. This event will be offered live at the offices of Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C., 300 Hamilton Blvd, Peoria AND via webinar.

Justification Letter

Need approval from firm leadership to help pay/offset your expense for attending the Substance Abuse Seminar? If so, follow this link to view a Justification Letter template for you to use when making the request to your firm. 

Refund Policy

Refunds must be requested in writing and will be made according to the following schedule:

  • 50% Refund – Through May 4
  • No Refund – May 5 - 11

Substitutions for your registration may be made. However, only one copy of seminar materials will be offered per registration. Please submit substitution information in advance of the event. 


Phone: 800-232-0169, Fax: 866-230-4415

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