Category Archives: Events

DCBA Attorneys Provide Legal Update at Addiction Conference

This week, DCBA attorneys Daniel C. McClughen and Stacey L. Worthy spoke at the CORE addiction treatment and recovery conference on Amelia Island, Florida. Their presentation, “Keeping Pace in a Rapidly Changing Environment: An Update for Treatment Programs and Recovery Residences,” provided a timely update on several legal, regulatory, legislative, and enforcement trends impacting addiction […]

DCBA Presents on Medication-Assisted Treatment in Criminal Justice Settings at Rx Summit

At this week’s Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta, DCBA Associate Attorney Shruti Kulkarni presented with Tulane School of Medicine’s Dr. John W. Thompson, and the Chief Operating Officer of NaphCare, Bradford McClane. Their presentation, “Opioid Use Disorder Interventions and Treatment in Jails: Policy and Practice,” examined the benefits, challenges, and policy issues […]

DCBA’s Managing Partner Presents on Warm Handoffs at Rx Summit

Today, DCBA’s Managing Partner, Michael C. Barnes, presented and moderated a session at the Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta. The session, entitled “Warm Handoffs: Overcoming Barriers to Implementation,” examined the need for emergency department warm handoff programs. Under these programs, patients who experience a nonfatal overdose are screened for problematic substance use […]

DCBA Attorneys Address Women Legislators

This week, DCBA’s Managing Partner, Michael C. Barnes, and Associate Attorney, Shruti Kulkarni, presented at the National Foundation for Women Legislators Annual Conference. They were joined by Dr. Shannon Ginnan, physician and Medical Director of the nonprofit Aimed Alliance. Their presentation, “Doctors in Distress: Avoiding Health Care Provider Shortages,” examined provider shortages, with a specific […]