Panelists Address How To Handle A Lawyer Who Is Impaired

By Aebra Coe (March 7, 2018, 10:21 PM EST) -- It is often difficult to determine the proper actions to take ethically, legally and personally if a fellow lawyer, even a superior such as a powerful partner, is dealing with a cognitive impairment like Alzheimer's Disease.

That topic was discussed at length Wednesday by a panel of experts at the 17th annual Legal Malpractice and Risk Management conference in Chicago presented by Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP's Lawyers for the Profession practice group.

Barclay Damon LLP chief ethics officer Robert A. Barrer, Northwestern University director of forensic psychiatry Stephen Dinwiddie, professional responsibility attorney Mary Robinson of Robinson Law Group LLC, and Hinshaw...

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