Bolch Judicial Institute
Bolch Judicial Institute
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Agenda

Thursday, February 28, 2019

       TIME SESSION
7:45 a – 8:30 a Continental Breakfast and Sign-In – Newman Alumni Center
8:30 a – 8:45 a Welcoming Remarks
8:45 a – 10:00 a Panel 1 – Overview of the problem at large, focusing on medical explanations and connections from substance and alcohol abuse to increased stress, depression, and suicide rates
10:00 a – 10:15 a Break
10:15 a – 11:15 a Panel 2 – Data on extent of the problem in the profession and law schools
11:15 a – 12:30 p Panel 3 – How state bars are managing the problem (policing and treating). Which Task Force recommendations have they adopted?
12:30 p – 1:45 p Lunch
1:10 p to 1:30 p Lunch Special Guest Speaker:
-Adam Moskowitz (Topics Coordinator) Introductory Remarks
-Hilarie Bass, Immediate Past President of the American Bar Association and Founder of the Bass Institute on Diversity and Inclusion
1:45 p – 3:00 p Panel 4 – How judiciary is coping with the problem (policing and treating). Which Task Force recommendations have they adopted?
3:00 p – 3:15 p Break
3:15 p – 4:30 p Panel 5 – How law firms and in-house departments are coping with the problem (policing and treating). Which Task Force recommendations have they adopted?
4:30 p – 6:00 p Reception at the Newman Alumni Center

Friday, March 1, 2019

       TIME SESSION
7:45 a – 8:45 a Continental Breakfast – Newman Alumni Center
8:15 a – 8:45 a Breakfast Special Guest Speaker:
-Adam Moskowitz (Topics Coordinator) Introductory Remarks
-Patrick Kennedy, former congressman
8:45 a – 9:45 a Panel 6 – Existing treatment programs, including mindfulness, therapy
9:45 a – 11:00 a Panel 7 – Rehabilitation programs and alternative programs to help
11:00 a – 11:15 a Break
11:15 a – 12:30 p Panel 8 – How should we manage the problem in the profession – are ABA recommendations effective, realistic, and sufficient?  Should we prioritize the recommendations? How do we maximize getting the word out?
12:30 p – 1:00 p Grab-and-Go Snacks