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Fit2Practice and Brown Bag event

If you’ve got an hour — or three — today, you could learn quite a lot. And you’ve got three ways to do it.

The #Fit2Practice Chat

The ABA Young Lawyers Division is hosting its latest Twitter chat, #Fit2Practice, at 6 p.m. ET on Wednesday. Christie Miller of Eat, Train, Win will answer your questions on staying in shape, mentally and physically, as a lawyer or law student. You can talk with the others on the chat about your experiences and challenges by using the hashtag #Fit2Practice.

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Free DUI/DWI webinar

Not that we’re implying anything going from being fit to practice to information about driving under the influence — it’s purely coincidental. And this one’s about being a defense attorney in the 21st century.

The DUI / DWI Defense Tactics and Strategies – Brown Bag Session webinar is sponsored by the Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division, and it’s free. There’s no CLE credit, but you’ll learn why your clients can use social media to their detriment.

“Everywhere you look, the internet, along with social media, have created self-made defense attorneys!” the event’s description reads. “There also seems to be a growing number of folks who apparently like to video and post their adventures, some even live stream it. It has now become the modern-day defense attorney’s job to fight not only the State, but their own clients with regards to fact vs. fiction in defending DUIs.”

The speaker will be Cory Strolla of Strolla Law.

The webinar takes place at noon CT on Wednesday and will be archived so you can also watch it later.

If you’re in Washington, D.C. …

Last-minute event update: The ABA Young Lawyers Division Environment, Energy and Resources Committee is hosting a free catered lunch, “Demand Response: The jurisdictional landscape after EnerNoc Inc. and the role of demand response in climate change adaptation planning,” at the George Washington University Law School on Wednesday at noon. You can network with lawyers, learn about the ABA, and participate in the discussion.

Following the recent oral argument at the Supreme Court of the United States in EnerNOC, Inc. v. Electric Power Supply Association, the panel will address the broader issues regarding demand response including remaining and continuing jurisdictional disputes between FERC and the states over wholesale and retail electricity markets and the role that demand response plays in climate change adaptation and meeting climate change commitments.

Any questions can be sent to John Sturk at john.sturk@americanbar.o… or (312) 988-5577.

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