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Yes, There’s Help: Resources for Lawyers, Their Clients and a Personal Story of Recovery (from 36th Annual Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Program, July 2015) | Paula A. Kohut, Kohut PLLC, Wilmington
This presentation provides an overview of the assistance available to lawyers for alcohol and substance abuse and mental health through the North Carolina Lawyer Assistance Program (NCLAP), including the history of NCLAP, current structure and confidentiality.
A review of other resources generally available to lawyers, their clients and family members are also covered.
The presentation concludes with a personal story of recovery.
Social Media for Dummies…Who Happen to be Lawyers: How to Leverage Social Media in Litigation (from NCBA 2016 Annual Review, October 2016) | Ashley P. Holmes, Vanderventer Black LLP, Greensboro
This program focuses on the ethical and effective use of social media in litigation‐‐ before, during and after trial.
In addition to learning about various social media platforms, attendees receive practical tips for using social media in discovery, fact gathering, investigation and jury selection.
Attendees also receive information regarding ethical issues that can arise from the use of social media in litigation.
Ethical Considerations in Use of Support Staff* (from The Basics of Navigating a Workers' Compensation Claim (2015 Basics of Workers' Compensation), November 2015) | Amy Gallimore, Oxner + Permar LLC, Asheboro, Ponchita L. Heggie, Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP, Raleigh, W. Mark Peck, Robinson & Lawing LLP, Winston-Salem
Definition of an injury by accident
Did the accident arise out of an in the course and scope of the employment