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Reduce Your Risk: Safety & Security in the Legal Community 2024

Product ID: CA3657R4
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Safety first

Legal disputes are fundamentally confrontational and can be accompanied by significant safety risks for those involved. For members of the legal profession, threats and violence are ever-present concerns that come with the high stakes, emotionally charged territory. Tragically, across the U.S., legal professionals have been subjected to threats, assaults, violence, and even murder. Reduce Your Risk: Safety and Security in the Legal Community provides lawyers, judges, paralegals, and others working in the legal profession with insights on recognizing the potential for violence as well as implementing preventative measures.

You’ll receive invaluable guidance on maintaining safety in the courthouse, at the office, and in everyday life outside the workplace. Learn how to:

  • Identify and mitigate potential security threats in the courthouse
  • Foster a secure and just legal process by prioritizing safety measures for judges, lawyers and clients
  • Recognize potential safety hazards while traveling, shopping, attending public gatherings, and engaging in daily activities
  • Implement practical strategies to ensure safety, including situational awareness and conflict resolution techniques
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Pricing

Member $179.00

Non-Member $229.00

Credits

3.5 LAU

Date and Time

Thursday, August 15, 20249:00 AM - 12:20 PM CT

Add to Calendar 8/15/2024 9:00:00 AM 8/15/2024 12:20:00 PM America/Chicago Reduce Your Risk: Safety & Security in the Legal Community 2024

Safety first

Legal disputes are fundamentally confrontational and can be accompanied by significant safety risks for those involved. For members of the legal profession, threats and violence are ever-present concerns that come with the high stakes, emotionally charged territory. Tragically, across the U.S., legal professionals have been subjected to threats, assaults, violence, and even murder. Reduce Your Risk: Safety and Security in the Legal Community provides lawyers, judges, paralegals, and others working in the legal profession with insights on recognizing the potential for violence as well as implementing preventative measures.

You’ll receive invaluable guidance on maintaining safety in the courthouse, at the office, and in everyday life outside the workplace. Learn how to:

  • Identify and mitigate potential security threats in the courthouse
  • Foster a secure and just legal process by prioritizing safety measures for judges, lawyers and clients
  • Recognize potential safety hazards while traveling, shopping, attending public gatherings, and engaging in daily activities
  • Implement practical strategies to ensure safety, including situational awareness and conflict resolution techniques
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Safety first

Legal disputes are fundamentally confrontational and can be accompanied by significant safety risks for those involved. For members of the legal profession, threats and violence are ever-present concerns that come with the high stakes, emotionally charged territory. Tragically, across the U.S., legal professionals have been subjected to threats, assaults, violence, and even murder. Reduce Your Risk: Safety and Security in the Legal Community provides lawyers, judges, paralegals, and others working in the legal profession with insights on recognizing the potential for violence as well as implementing preventative measures.

You’ll receive invaluable guidance on maintaining safety in the courthouse, at the office, and in everyday life outside the workplace. Learn how to:

  • Identify and mitigate potential security threats in the courthouse
  • Foster a secure and just legal process by prioritizing safety measures for judges, lawyers and clients
  • Recognize potential safety hazards while traveling, shopping, attending public gatherings, and engaging in daily activities
  • Implement practical strategies to ensure safety, including situational awareness and conflict resolution techniques
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Alex Lierz
Nebraska Legal Group
Lincoln, Nebraska

Ryan Poe-Galvinski
University of Wisconsin Law School
Madison

Peter R. Heyne
State Public Defenders Office
Green Bay

10:00 a.m. Program start - Introductions

10:05 a.m. Staying Safe in the Courthouse

Peter R. Heyene

Legal professionals will gain valuable insights on maintaining safety within the courthouse environment. The presentation will delve into the ethical responsibilities dictated by the Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules and the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, emphasizing the importance of security in legal settings. Participants will explore the dynamics of the client-lawyer relationship when confronted with threats of violence and learn strategies to uphold their role as advocates. Additionally, seasoned law enforcement professionals will share their expertise, offering practical advice to navigate potential dangers effectively. This webinar is a must-attend for legal practitioners committed to fostering a secure and just legal process.

11:05 a.m. Don't Learn Safety by Accident: Staying Safe Outside the Legal Workplace

Ryan Poe-Galvinski

Explore crucial topics including safety while traveling, shopping, or attending public gatherings, as well as ensuring safety at home and during daily activities. By delving into the potential dangers of each scenario, you will learn practical strategies to address them effectively. From understanding risk factors to implementing personal safety plans, this session offers essential knowledge for safeguarding yourself in various situations beyond the confines of the legal workplace.

12:05 p.m. Break

12:20 p.m. Safe at Every Step: Protecting Clients and Ourselvs

Alex Lierz

This training program aims to safeguard clients and practitioners in family law. Recognizing the heightened risks for abused women post-separation and prevalent threats against legal professionals, it underscores the necessity for proactive measures. Key focuses include meticulous screening, leveraging tools like JUSTICE, and promoting sensitivity in handling disclosures of domestic violence. Safety planning and access to resources are prioritized, along with ongoing risk assessment. Equipping practitioners with de-escalation tactics and reporting protocols is essential for fostering a secure environment. By emphasizing vigilance, empathy, and proactive intervention, the program strengthens our ability to navigate family law complexities while ensuring the well-being of all involved.

1:20 p.m. Program Concludes

  • Delve into the ethical responsibilities outlined in the Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules and the ABA Model Rules concerning security in legal settings
  • Gain insights on practical measures to help you spot potential dangers in a courthouse setting
  • Explore the impact of threats of violence on the attorney-client relationship
  • Understand the risk factors associated with various scenarios and develop a personalized safety plan to effectively address them
  • Implement proactive measures to safeguard yourself at home and in public settings
  • Acquire de-escalation techniques and reporting protocols to foster a more secure environment
  • Strengthen your skills in ongoing risk assessment and intervention in family law cases
  • All attorneys
  • Judges
  • Paralegals
  • Legal administrators

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Reduce Your Risk: A Guide to Personal Safety and Security for the Legal Community
Save 15% on Reduce Your Risk: A Guide to Personal Safety and Security for the Legal Community.* This practical guide is designed to help lawyers, judges, and others in the legal community better recognize the potential for violence and implement measures to prevent it. Use discount code CA3657 when you order online or by calling (800) 728-7788.

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