Have you experienced strong emotions and disquieting words from co-workers, clients, opposing counsel or others? For practical skills in de-escalating volatile workplace situations and coping with workplace trauma, and to better understand the ethical complexities involved when those situations are created by clients, potential clients, opposing counsel or other professional contacts, please join us for a CLE on Friday, July 29, 2016 from noon until 1:00 pm at the Jackson County Courthouse. Kyra Hazilla of the Oregon Attorney Assistance Program will guide you through the nuts and bolts of anticipating, reacting to, and recovering from traumatic interactions, while Amber Hollister of the Oregon State Bar will provide crucial information on how dangerous situations can raise ethical questions about your duty of confidentiality, conflicts, and your duty to a client upon withdrawal.
Amber Hollister is General Counsel for the Oregon State Bar. Ms. Hollister, a member of the OWLS executive committee and has extensive statewide experience presenting on Oregon legal ethics issues.
Kyra Hazilla, of the Oregon Attorney Assistance Program, is an attorney who also holds a Master’s degree in Social Work. She is certified in trauma training and has an extensive background working with violence in the context of social work and law.
Application will be made to the Oregon State Bar MCLE Department for .5 ethics credit and .5 practical skills credits.
This program is co-sponsored by the Jackson County Bar Association and Rogue Women Lawyers.