|Carol M. Langford|
This program was recorded in 2008. Its accreditation has lapsed by reason of age in some states; please check with your credit granting authority. Its content may still be of interest for its own sake.
This program highlights the dangers of addiction in the legal profession, addressing topics such as the substantial prevalence of addiction in the legal profession, the science behind addiction, the different effect addiction can have between genders and personality types, and the often overlooked addictions of sex and gambling.
Substance Abuse & the Legal Profession
Before establishing her solo practice, Attorney Carol M. Langford was a partner with the California law firm of Carroll, Burdick & McDonough, where her main focus was as a litigator and ethics advisor. Today she teaches ethics at two law schools in the Bay Area. She has published over 20 articles in esteemed legal publications, and is a highly-sought after speaker and panelist for her wealth of expertise on ethical issues.
Textbook Co-author, Legal Ethics in the Practice of Law, published 1995 (Michie Company), 2nd edition published 2001 (Lexis), 3rd edition 2007 (Lexis).
- Co-author, The Moral Compass of the American Lawyer, published 1999 (Ballantine Books).
- Eligible for 1 Ethics Credits in many jurisdictions.
- Washington State: No longer eligible for credit.