Luke Martin

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  • CAMFT's 2022 annual conference
    Friday, May 20, 2022 | UCLA Luskin Conference Center
  • CAMFT's 2022 annual conference
    In-person on Friday, May 20, 2022, and on-demand!


Luke M. MartinLuke M.  Martin, MBA, Esq.

Luke Matthew Martin, Esq., a member of the State Bar of California since 2011, joined CAMFT as a Staff Attorney in 2019. He holds a Master of Business Administration with honors and a Juris Doctorate Degree specializing in Child, Family and Elder Law with honors. Prior to coming to CAMFT, Luke ran a private practice focusing on civil litigation and represented several businesses with annual revenues in the millions. He has been recognized by the State Bar of California with the Wiley E. Manuel Certificate for Pro Bono Legal Services for his legal assistance in helping victims of domestic violence. In addition to his work at CAMFT, Luke is an adjunct professor for several universities lecturing on political science and business law and sits on University of Arizona’s Faculty Senate.

"Before You Press Record"
Friday,  May 20, 2022  |  11:30 am - 1:30 pm (1.5 CEs)


What happens when a client records their therapist without permission? What happens when the therapist wants to record their client? This presentation will discuss the legal, ethical, and clinical implications of video and/or audio recording a client’s session. Focus will be placed on the California Invasion of Privacy’s “Two-Party Consent” rule as well as relevant statutory and case law.

Learning Objectives:

  • Examine the legal, ethical, and clinical consequences of recording client interactions.
  • Name the four elements of a California Invasion of Privacy Act violation
  • Identify the procedure a therapist must take when responding to a patient’s request to record a conversation.
  • Differentiate between video recordings and audio recordings in a workplace setting.

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