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The Litigation Section of the Barristers Club presents
Your Brain on Drugs

January 11, 2018: 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
MCLE Credits - 1 H, in Competence Issues. Light refreshments will be provided
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Your Brain on Drugs: The neuroscience of substance abuse and what it means for attorney competency

Speaker
Emily Murphy
Associate Professor of Law, UC Hastings School of Law

Topics
• Attorneys should understand how substances (legal, prescription, and illegal) affect their brain, behavior, and work
• This program reviews definitions and theoretical models of substance abuse, before moving into the basic neuroscience of substance use and pharmacological mechanisms of commonly-used substances
• By understanding the mechanisms of drug action and drug use as well as risk factors for abuse, attorneys can recognize warning signs of behavior that impact on attorney competency

Barristers Litigation Section Co-Chairs: Evangeline “Evan” Burbidge, Lewis & Llewellyn and Audrey Siegel, The Cartwright Law Firm

Location

Munger Tolles & Olson LLP
560 Mission Street
27th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

Schedule

MCLE Registration: 5:30-6:00 p.m.
Program: 6:00-7:15 p.m.

Event Code: B181441

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