Panelists Address How To Handle A Lawyer Who Is Impaired

Law360, Chicago (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...
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