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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.
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 students. You are not alone.
NEWS & EVENTS
March Membership Meeting – Tuesday, March 31st, 11:30 A.M. at the LCL Office. Topic – “Law School Stigma: A Solution-Based Approach”. Speakers will be LCL staff member Emil Jalonen, MA, JD, LADC and LCL student volunteers. You may bring a brown bag lunch or pre-order a box lunch for $9.50 by calling 651-646-5590.
NOTICE – LCL BOARD NOMINATIONS
The Nominations and Governance Committee of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers is accepting nominations to serve on its Board of Directors for a 3-year term beginning July 1, 2015. Between one and three new Directors are being sought. Board members provide strategic direction and oversight to the management of the organization. Board service involves attendance at board and committee meetings, member meetings, and organizational events. Applications will be accepted through March 31, 2015. To receive an application or if you have questions, contact LCL by Email or call 651-646-5590.
Problem Gambling Awareness Month
This year’s theme is “Have the Conversation.” Gambling is normative behavior for most adults but for those with an addiction, it can be devastating. If you are concerned for yourself or another, LCL can help.
DOR’s Topic of the Month
Addressing Anxiety - Many people experience some anxiety as a regular part of life. But daily worry, trouble sleeping, physical symptoms, and difficulties with others at work or home could mean you should seek professional advice. Learn how to gain control over negative thoughts and increase recognition of the positives occurring in your life on the Webinar, Disrupting Negative Thoughts, on April 21st.
DOR Spring Newsletter – Tax Preparation, Joining a Gym, Is Your Child Ready for Camp? and Self-Care for the Caregiver are the articles this month.