PRN: Lee Hirsch, Director / Writer of “Bully,” Agrees to Serve as Keynote Speaker in Upcoming Conference for Educational Institutions

Lee Hirsch, Director / Writer of "Bully," Agrees to Serve as Keynote Speaker in Upcoming Conference for Educational Institutions

[11-April-2012]
SAN FRANCISCO, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Morris Polich & Purdy LLP (MPP) is pleased to announce that Lee Hirsch, Director/Producer/Cinematographer/Writer of the new documentary “Bully,” will serve as Keynote Speaker for their upcoming San Francisco conference, co-hosted by WRM America. The conference, entitled “Listening, Reacting & Resolving: is Your Educational Institution Prepared?” will address the issues of sexual harassment, sexual assault and bullying (including cyber-bullying), topics that have recently received considerable media coverage and have sparked controversy for educational institutions around the country. Other speakers will include attorneys, insurance professionals and community leaders; attendees will include principals, managers, board members etc. of schools and col leges in California.

Given the recent controversial release of the documentary “Bully,” the timing of this conference is particularly ideal. “We are very excited that Mr. Hirsch will be joining us as Keynote Speaker,” says Don Ridge, Managing Partner of MPP. “Mr. Hirsch will provide an invaluable perspective for our conference, and will offer proactive advice based on his own experience as a victim of bullying, the creation of his heartbreaking documentary, and his goal to see schools involved in the prevention of bullying.”

Mr. Hirsch will also discuss the benefits of using this important documentary as an educational tool within schools, whether by organizing a screening (an edited, PG-13 version of the film will be released on April 13), or by initiating discussion with students regarding its important messages.

About MPP

Morris Polich & Purdy LLP is a law firm, with offices in Los Angeles, Irvine, San Diego, San Francisco and Las Vegas, that works with its clients on a national basis. We represent clients in every state, as well as many U.S. possessions, where their cases arise. We also have a wealth of international affiliations.

Our dedication to clients, combined with extensive experience, both in the trial and appellate courts, are the qualities that distinguish us from other law firms. Our attorneys are known for their vast experience and success, and have earned the firm its reputation with the bench and bar as down to earth, practiced, sensible, skillful, professional litigators. We provide superior legal services in a manner consistent with our clients’ best interests and goals. We are committed to expertise in all our areas of practice, knowing our clients’ businesses and providing client service at its highest level.

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