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GCBA CLE: Mental Health & the Law

  • Friday, March 25, 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Auditorium - Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive,. Lawrenceville


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Be sure to join us for our Mental Health and the Law CLE on Friday, March 25, 2022 from 9 am - 4 pm in the GJAC Auditorium and Breezeway. 

You will receive 6 CLE credits for your attendance. Remember, the deadline to have your Georgia Bar CLE requirements complete is March 31, 2022. This is a great way to get in those last few hours that you need!

Our panel of speakers will cover a wide range of topics relating to mental health and the law.

The Involuntary Commitment Process

Judge Sandra Pak, Probate Court of Gwinnett County

& Amanda Brown, LCSW, Metta Johnson & Associates

Georgia Psychiatric Advance Directive

Daniel Munster, Daniel D. Munster P.C.

Mental Health Community Resources

Pastor Paul Turner, Senior Pastor, Gentle Spirit Christian Church

& Susan Walker Goico, Director, Disability Integration Project, Atlanta Legal Aid

Co-Responder Programs in a Nutshell:

When a Client with Mental Illness Enters the Criminal Court System

Officer Jacob Baird, Lawrenceville Police Department and

& Pej Mahdavi, LCSW, Director IOS, View Point Health

The Ethics of Representing a Person with Mental Illness

and of Representing Clients Against a Person with Mental Illness

Leah Burgess, State Bar of Georgia

Behavioral Health Issues in State Court

Chief Judge Pamela South

& Judge Veronica Cope, Gwinnett County State Court

Guardianship and Conservatorship and Mental Health

Diane Weinberg

Mental Health Court & Accountability Courts

Priscilla Daniels, Director of Gwinnett Accountability Courts

Danielle Carico, View Point Health

Chris Sconiers, Assistant Director of Gwinnett Acountability Courts

The cost is $200/GCBA members and $350/non-members. Lunch is provided by the Gwinnett County Clerk's Office. Thank you for your continued support of GCBA!

Click here to register for the Mental Health and the Law CLE.

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The Gwinnett County Bar Association is a nonprofit organization consisting of hundreds of attorneys who practice and live in the Gwinnett County area.

PO Box  576
Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046


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