Mental Health Law Past and Present

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The Kane County Bar Association and the Elder Care, Disability and Mental Health Committee Present:

Mental Health Law Past and Present
3.0 Ethics Hours

Chairperson and Moderator:
Inez Toledo, Esq., Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission

SPEAKERS & TOPICS

Bill Briska, Retired Administrator from Elgin Mental Health Center, and the facilities Defacto Historian
One Step Forward One Step Back:  Social Welfare Policy and Legal Innovations for Illinois’ Mentally Ill, 1863-1963
While always intended as improvements, the history of mental health policy reveals that set backs were often created by the advances made.  This yin-yang relationship plays out over a century and its legacy is still how many think of mental health care today.

Kerry R. Peck, Esq., Peck Bloom, LLC, Chicago
There’s Something About Mary
A Discussion of The Insanity Trial of Mary Todd Lincoln

Mark B. Epstein, Esq., Law Offices of Epstein & Epstein, Chicago
The Role of the Private Attorney in Mental Health Cases
Robert Lincoln walks into your office today saying that his mother, Mary Todd Lincoln, nearly jumped out of a window to escape a non-existent fire. 
How do you advise him?

 

THIS SEMINAR IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION.  PLEASE CALL THE KCBA OFFICE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND:  630.762.1915

 

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Additional Information

Date May 21, 2014
TIme 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location Eagle Brook Coutry Club, 2288 Fargo Blvd., Geneva