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You may talk to a counselor at any time.

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SUPPORT GROUPS

LCL provides information on Alcoholics Anonymous and other recovery meetings that are focused on lawyers or recommended by our volunteer members. LCL offers several support groups in our office and via Skype.   Call 651-646-5590 for information or to register.

 

*Effective immediately, all LCL group meetings will be virtual.  We will inform those who attend in person as we are able.  

AA and 12 Step Support Groups/ Meetings

Family Support Group

Lawyers in Transition

ADD/ADHD Support Group

General Support Group

Discipline and Practice Group

DO I HAVE A PROBLEM?

If you are concerned for yourself or another and would like to learn more, LCL can help. View our resources on addiction/dependency, mental illness and stress to understand more about the problems that can affect you in the legal profession and the tools, including self-assessments, that are available to you.  Additional resources are available for judges and law studentsYou are not alone.

NEWS & EVENTS

Mindfulness, the Breath, and Well-Being

We are juggling multiple demands, we are facing, or helping clients who are facing trauma, and we are working and living in challenging times. Attention to the breath, a key to mindfulness practices, has taken on new meaning since the death of George Floyd. This article discusses the importance of in-the-moment awareness to our well-being.

 

LCL Statement in Response to the death of George Floyd

 

LCL Monday AA Meeting

The meeting takes place at 12:15 p.m. by phone.  You may call 651-646-5590 for the conference call details.

 

LCL Friday AA Meeting

The meeting takes place at 12:00 p.m. via Zoom.  Click here for more information.

 

LCL COVID-19 RESOURCES

LCL is committed to supporting well-being in these challenging times. We have created two documents to offer support and information. COVID-19 and Well-Being offers selected and vetted resources. LCL Online and Remote Support and Recovery Resources offers links to meetings and many other options. Home is Where the Health is provides links to positive remote and virtual experiences to support us as we work and thrive from home. We are available to take your calls.

 

LCL AUGUST CONNECTION GROUPS

LCL offers two check-in and support opportunities each week via Zoom videoconferencing.  Click LCL August Resources and Connections for more information and joining instructions.

The Path to Well-Being Group, Monday, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

 

Lawyers in Transition: Career Challenges and Change, Thursday, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

 

The ABA has released Fear Not: Speaking Out to End Stigma“, a video with a strong Minnesota connection.

 

Suicide Prevention: Every Lawyer’s Opportunity

What are the signs and what can I say?  This article will provide some guidance on reducing our risk.

 

LAWYER WELL-BEING: A CALL TO ACTION

Minnesota and national well-being resources can assist individuals and organizations with strategies and practices. LCL provides training and guidance to organizations that wish to consider these recommendations.

 

The Minnesota Supreme Court has created a web page for lawyer well-being.  It includes materials from the Court’s recent Conference, A Call to Action on Lawyer Well-Being.

 

The National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being (which includes the ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs and other entities) has developed comprehensive and groundbreaking initiatives and resources. Please note, these are best viewed using Explorer or Chrome browsers.

 

♦ The Path to Lawyer Well-Being: Practical Recommendations for Positive Change, follows reports on impairment in the legal profession and issues a call to action.

 

♦ The Well-Being Toolkit for Lawyers and Legal Employers offers resources and focused exercises and serves as a guide for LCL’s Well-Being group.

 

♦ The ABA Working Group to Advance Well-Being in the Legal Profession, the successor to the Task Force,  has published a Well-Being Pledge for legal employers.

 

Sand Creek’s Free Webinar – Unconscious Bias
Available Thursday, August 6th from 11:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m. CST

 

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ENTER COMPANY ID: Enter the Company Access Code: “lawyers”. Follow the activation instructions.

 

Sand Creek Frontline Newsletter and Hot Topic, How to Wear Cloth Face Coverings  Flyer

 

LCL is on Facebook! Check out interesting news, well-being tips, and announcements.  Remember, LCL is confidential, Facebook is not.  Please contact us directly for assistance.

 

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