REGISTER NOW for a complimentary CLE offering sponsored by the American Bar Association Health Law Section Breast Cancer Task Force and the Task Force on Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health on March 1 from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. Cancer patients face a variety of legal problems related to their illness, such as issues with insurance coverage and payment, treatment, employment, family, and mental health and end of life arrangements. There are support organizations that use volunteer attorneys to help cancer patients with issues like these.
Our distinguished panel will review relevant laws and practices to provide attorneys with awareness and understanding of issues patients face to enable them to volunteer and provide legal assistance to cancer patients, as well as to provide support to family members or friends going through diagnosis and treatment.
Case Management - Allison M. Bungardas, Allison M. Bungardas PLLC, Dearborn, MI
Employee Benefits/Insurance - Jason P. Lacey, Foulston Siefkin LLP, Wichita, KS
Labor/Employment - Janet Grumer, Davis Wright Tremaine, Los Angeles, CA
Mental health issues v. end of life decision-making, point/counterpoint:
Kathryn L. Tucker, Esq., Executive Director of the Disability Rights Legal Center (and formerly Director of Advocacy and Legal Affairs for Compassion & Choices)
Thomas Strouse, MD, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
How to be an advocate & what the CLRC does - Stephanie Fajuri, Esq., Cancer Legal Resource Center, Los Angeles, CA
CLE Credit: 4.2 hours of CLE credit have been requested in 50-minute states and 3.5 hours of CLE credit have been requested in 60-minute states.
Be sure to sign up in advance!