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Webinar Replay: 2018 IP Institute: Substance Abuse in the Legal Profession: Prevention, Detection, and Treatment
January 26, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:09 pm
This program offers 1 participatory MCLE credit; 1 Competency Issues credit.
David Mann is a graduate of Ohio State University and Stanford Law School. He served as a Deputy Public Defender in San Francisco before becoming a solo criminal defense practitioner. After 12 years of practice, substance abuse-related issues caused him to resign from the Bar with disciplinary charges pending. Following a relentless battle with addiction that included numerous hospitalizations and periods of living on the streets, he succeeded in getting clean and sober in 1998. Since then he has worked, among other things, as a cab driver, a private investigator, a paralegal, and a drug and alcohol rehabilitation counselor. He presently serves as the Northern California Consultant to The Other Bar, a statewide organization of recovering attorneys, judges, and law students. In this capacity, he spends his time providing outreach and education to the legal community and assisting attorneys as they struggle with substance abuse and related challenges that threaten their ability and/or eligibility to practice law.
Speaker: David Mann