Meeting Information

Representation of Individuals With Mental Health Conditions

 Date:10/27/2017
 Time:12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 Location:Holland & Knight LLP, 131 S Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL
 MCLE Credit:2 IL PR-MCLE Credits (subject to approval)
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Mental health conditions can impact any individual, community, or legal case, but they are often ignored or misunderstood. Learn how to better advocate for and empower your pro bono clients by acknowledging both their legal and non-legal needs. This session will cover how to recognize and address challenges that may be rooted in mental health conditions, as well as best practices, strategies, and resources for addressing them in an effective and compassionate manner.

Speakers:
Trisha M. Rich, Associate at Holland & Knight LLP (moderator)
Dr. Mirna Ballestas, Clinical Psychologist, Director of the Under The Rainbow Program at Sinai Behavioral Health, Mount Sinai Hospital- Sinai Health System
Lisa Parsons, Managing Attorney, Homeless Outreach Project at the Legal Council for Health Justice
Judge Virginia M. Kendall, United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

 
To Register / Questions: Please call (312) 554-2056.