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Competency And The Practice Of Law

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San Diego Law Library - Downtown San Diego Location

1105 Front St.

San Diego, CA 92101

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About the program: 1.5 CLE hours of Competence

This program will explore the impact of substance abuse and mental health issues on the practice of law. We will examine how the rules of professional conduct addresses these issues, and resources offered by the state bar. Finally, we will review common signs of substance abuse and mental health issues and how to respond.

This is a FREE MCLE event sponsored by ASU Law CLE, San Diego Law Library, and Law Office of Phoenix Coverley.

About the speakers:

Ray English

Prior to joining the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, Ray served as the Associate Director of Career Services at Georgia State University College of Law. He attended Wentworth Military Junior College and was recognized as a Distinguish Military Graduate, receiving a commission in the U.S. Army Reserve. Ray received his Bachelor of Science from The Ohio State University and his Juris Doctor from Howard University School of Law, where he graduated cum laude. He served six years as a Staff Judge Advocate in the U.S. Air Force. Upon leaving the military, Ray served as an Assistant Professor of Law teaching criminal law and litigation skills at the Appalachian School of Law. Ray moved to Atlanta, Georgia where he was an attorney/policy advisor for the Atlanta City Council and the Managing Director for a national legal staffing firm. Ray has been appointed to serve on the National Association of Law Placement (NALP) Board of Directors, elected to serve on the NALP Nominating Committee and has been selected to present at the NALP Annual Education Conference on numerous occasions.

Phoenix Coverley

Phoenix Coverley earned her Juris Doctorate from The Monterey College of Law in 2010. She is a solo practitioner in San Diego County working with clients in the areas of family law, mediation and disability law. Ms. Coverley has a Masters in Special Education and was a professor of Business, Employment and Labor Law for the San Diego University of Integrative Studies from 2012-2015. While in law school Ms. Coverley became a trained mediator. She gained extensive experience mediating small claims cases and private mediation matters. Ms. Coverley also held internships for the traffic division of the Monterey County District Attorney’s office and The Monterey County Counsel.


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This class may be recorded by LexVid and may be made publicly available online. Please note the release below.

Registrants for this class acknowledge that during the program their photographic or videographic images may be incidentally taken. Registrants agree that the submission of their registration for this class constitutes their written consent to the San Diego Law Library and LexVid Services, Inc. to such filming and/or recording to any use, in any and all media, of your appearance and voice for any purpose in connection with the video production of this class.

If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to us at (619) 531-3900.

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