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The Brain

Lessons from Neuroscience, to Ace Your Next Case

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Video Replay - Doylestown
Bucks County Bar Association
135 E. State Street, Doylestown PA, 18901
STARTTue., Dec. 10, 2019
9:00 AM
ENDTue., Dec. 10, 2019
3:30 PM
CLE 5 sub/1 eth* PRICE Regular: $279.00
New Attorney: $140.00
Video Replay - Mechanicsburg
PBI Conference Center
5080 Ritter Road, Rossmoyne Exit, Rt. 15, Mechanicsburg PA, 17055
STARTThu., Oct. 24, 2019
9:00 AM
ENDThu., Oct. 24, 2019
3:30 PM
CLE 5 sub/1 eth* PRICE Regular: $279.00
New Attorney: $140.00
Video Replay - Philadelphia
The CLE Conference Center
Wanamaker Building, 10th Floor, Suite 1010, Philadelphia PA, 19107
STARTFri., Sep. 27, 2019
9:00 AM
ENDFri., Sep. 27, 2019
3:30 PM
CLE 5 sub/1 eth* PRICE Regular: $279.00
New Attorney: $140.00
Video Replay - Pittsburgh
PBI Professional Development Center
Heinz 57 Center, 339 Sixth Avenue, 7th Fl., Pittsburgh PA, 15222
STARTThu., Sep. 26, 2019
9:00 AM
ENDThu., Sep. 26, 2019
3:30 PM
CLE 5 sub/1 eth* PRICE Regular: $279.00
New Attorney: $140.00
Video Replay - Stroudsburg
Monroe County Bar Center
913 MAIN STREET, Stroudsburg PA, 18360
STARTTue., Oct. 08, 2019
9:00 AM
ENDTue., Oct. 08, 2019
3:30 PM
CLE 5 sub/1 eth* PRICE Regular: $279.00
New Attorney: $140.00
Video Replay - Wilkes-Barre
Kings College
Lane's Lane (off N. Main St.), Sheehy-Farmer Campus Ctr., Wilkes-Barre PA, 18711
STARTTue., Oct. 22, 2019
9:00 AM
ENDTue., Oct. 22, 2019
3:30 PM
CLE 5 sub/1 eth* PRICE Regular: $279.00
New Attorney: $140.00

* = Ethics information has been integrated throughout this program. To receive ethics credit, you must attend the entire course.

About

From the lab to the legal profession: lessons from neuroscience

The complicated, multidisciplinary, and quickly developing field of neuroscience is not only leading to life-saving advancements in medicine, it is also making its mark on the justice system, revealing new findings that better define pain, intention, and responsibility.

Certainly not a new concept, “neurolawyering” is becoming increasingly more relevant in the legal practice for its many applications:

  • Even a basic understanding can shape behavior and increase empathy for clients
  • Mediation techniques that can counter the negative effects of stress and emotional turmoil
  • Brain scans and biomarkers that are introduced as evidence of competency and culpability
  • The science of decision-making and understanding juror behavior and negotiation

This exciting new seminar focuses on lawyer wellness and client issues and explores:

--What we are learning about the connection between neuroscience and the law
--Developments in these areas:

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Welcome & Introduction 
Jill M. Scheidt, JD

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM 
Alzheimer’s, Dementia and Degenerative Brain Disease: Medical Perspective for the Legal Profession 
James M. Ellison, MD, MPH

10:15 AM - 10:20 AM
Break 

10:20 AM - 11:20 AM
The Impact of Secondary Traumatic Stress Among Lawyers Working with Trauma-Exposed Clients: Implications for Practice and Professional Responsibility 
Susan L. Brooks, JD 

11:20 AM - 11:30 AM
Break 

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Essential Mental Health Conditions 
Robert Rider, Ph.D. & Thomas Swirsky-Sacchetti, Ph.D.

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Traumatic Brain Injury: Diagnosis and Treatment 
Guy W. Fried, MD

2:00 PM - 2:05 PM
Break 

2:05 PM- 3:05 PM
Brain Chemistry of Addiction 
Dean L. Drosnes, MD & Link Christin, JD, MA, LADC

3:05 PM - 3:15 PM
Break 

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Mindfulness: Training the Brain to Heal Painful Habits 
Alexandra T. Milspaw, PhD, M.Ed., LPC

All attendees will receive the course book as a digital download. A printed copy of the course book is available, at a discount to attendees, for $40. Additional copies are available at full price. If you wish to purchase the printed version of the course book, please call PBI Customer Service at 800-932-4637. Printed versions of the course book will not be distributed at the course; please allow up to two weeks after the program for the printed versions of the course book to be shipped.

Practice Areas

Faculty

NameFirm/Company
Jill M. Scheidt Esq. Masano Bradley
Faculty may vary by location.
PBI reserves the right to substitute speakers at all programs.
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