Smacked: A Story of White-Collar Ambition, Addiction, and Tragedy

Eilene Zimmerman, author of Smacked: A Story of White-Collar Ambition, Addiction and Tragedy (Random House, Feb. 2020) will join us for a reading and discussion about her book that traces her ex-husband's descent into drug addiction while a high-powered attorney. Ms. Zimmerman focuses on opioid abuse in the US which resonates across classes and cultures, impacting law schools and the legal profession as a whole. 

Presented by Hofstra Law's Monroe H. Freedman Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics

 

 

Date: Monday, March 8, 2021

Time: noon-2 p.m. ET

Location: Held Via Zoom

This event is free, open to the public, and will be held via Zoom.

RSVP is required.

Registrants will be emailed a link to the Zoom session prior to the event.

For more information, contact Deborah Grattan at Deborah.J.Grattan@hofstra.edu.

About the author

Eilene Zimmerman is a journalist and social worker. For three decades, she has written about business, technology and social issues for a wide array of national magazines and newspapers. She was a columnist for The New York Times Sunday Business section for six years and since 2004 has been a regular contributor to the newspaper.  

To purchase the book, please visit: www.eilenezimmerman.com 

The Monroe H. Freedman Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics, founded in honor of one of the profession’s most influential legal scholars, seeks to focus the attention of law students, scholars, judges and practitioners on today’s most significant issues for the legal profession.

The Freedman Institute sponsors programs and conferences for scholarly inquiry and brings together practitioners, judges and scholars to examine critical aspects of the delivery of legal services.

It also trains law students to take responsibility for serving others, and it provides practical experiences to do so.

Monroe Freedman schooled generations of law students and implored colleagues to "make a difference." The Freedman Institute seeks to enhance his legacy.

Ellen C. Yaroshefsky, Howard Lichtenstein Distinguished Professor of Legal Ethics and Executive Director of the Freedman Institute

Deborah GrattanLegal Ethics Coordinator

 

Monday, March 08, 2021

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