The Impact of Substance Abuse on Legal Ethics  ** LAST CHANCE

Legal Area:        Ethics Professional Responsibility ALL Substance
Total Credit Hours:        1.00
Ethics Credit Included:        1.00
Registration Fee:        $20.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        05/31/2021
Information:        ONLY $10

** Available on-demand any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through Session End Date above **, together with Live Oak CLE, are pleased to present a special online CLE course that is designed to address the impact of substance abuse on legal ethics and current issues relating to chemical dependence and lawyers. The speaker overviews pertinent research relating to the concerning prevalence of substance use among attorneys, relates personal first-hand insight into why the legal profession has a climate conducive to the disease of addiction, and offers helpful information about lawyer-assistance resources for those in need. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by Live Oak CLE in Midland, Texas on February 24, 2017.

The speaker for this course is:

Max Wright, who is an attorney with firm of Kelly, Hart & Hallman, L.L.P., Midland.  Mr. Wright received his undergraduate degree from Southern Methodist University, his Master of Arts from Sam Houston State University and his law degree from the University of Texas. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable Sarah T. Hughes, United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas and also served as a Texas Assistant Attorney General, Organized Crime Division. Mr. Wright is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the State Bar of New Mexico, the Midland County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Mr. Wright has served on the Pattern Jury Charge Committee and the Judicial Relations Committee for the State Bar of Texas and currently serves on the State Bar of Texas Lawyers Assistance Program Committee.


Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, 2018
Recognized as a "Texas Super Lawyer" by Thomson Reuters, published in Texas Monthly magazine, 2015-2017
American Bar Association
State Bar of Texas
Texas Association of Defense Counsel, 1992-present (Former, Board of Directors and Regional Vice-President)
Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
DRI, the International Association
American Board of Trial Advocates
Petroleum Museum, Board of Trustees
Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Board of Directors
Midland County Bar Association, President, 1993 - 1994
Midland County Bar Association

A more extensive biography for Mr. Wright may be found on his firm's website.


This course is approved for credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238) and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648). In addition, regular CLE credits for this course may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA. (PLEASE NOTE: This course DOES include attendance verification for attorneys licensed in states which require it, such as New York & Tennessee). Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation information.

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