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Webinar: How Not to Die; How to Diet

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January 13, 2021 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm

1 Hour MCLE; 1 Competency. Special low price!

How Not to Die; How to Diet Conquering Chronic Disease & Preexisting Conditions in a Pandemic and Post Pandemic World

  • Chronic disease is the number one cause of death and disability in the US. 
  • Heart disease, strokes, cancer, diabetes, dementia, and the accompanying physical impairment can prevent attorneys from competently representing clients & diligently performing services. 
  • Rule 1.1 approved by the CA Supreme Court 2018
  • (a) A lawyer shall not intentionally, recklessly, with gross negligence, or repeatedly fail to perform legal services with competence
  • (b) “. . . competence” in any legal service shall mean to apply the (i) learning and skill, and (ii) mental, emotional, and physical ability reasonably necessary for the performance of such service.
  • Leading causes of death & disability in the US; US life expectancy, disability, quality of life and health care cost compared to other nations
  • Conquering chronic disease; lessons learned
    • The FBI fitness program; 
    • Jim Fixx; Nathan Pritikin 
    • Denis Burkitt, MD, UK; 
    • Scripps Clinic, La Jolla
  • Epidemiology/Population studies: 
    • The China Study, the Grand Prix of Epidemiology; 
    • National Geographic’s Blue Zones   
  • Double-blind control studies: Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr., MD, Cleveland Clinic; & Dean OrnishMD, University of CA, SF

Speaker: Gary Laturno

Speaker: Gary Laturno

  1. Served in the Third Armored Cavalry Regiment, Germany; studied at the University of Minnesota   
  2. 25- year FBI career; studied law at Loyola University, New Orleans, while assigned to the New Orleans FBI Office   
  3. Former attorney and Chief of Litigation, FBI HQ, Washington, D.C.; 
  4. Former FBI Press Spokesman and Principal Legal Advisor, FBI, San Diego FBI 
  5. Arbitrator & Mediator, American Arbitration Association
  6. Past Chairs, Real Property Law Sections, San Diego County Bar & California Lawyers Association
  7. Frequent speaker at CA and national MCLE programs and webinars
  8. Currently serves as an Advisor to Real Property Law Section, CLA,   
  9. Member Health & Wellness Committee, CLA; served as a Fitness Advisor, FBI 

Married, two daughters, one son, and two grandchildren

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