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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
Lawyers in Transition – Our 6-session Lawyers in Transition group starts again on July 22, 2015. Participants in past groups have come from all walks of the profession. Our focus is on placing your recovery/health/wellness first. Many people who are struggling have benefited from this group, and it’s also for people who want to optimize their careers. Please contact us if you’re interested or have questions.
The Americans with Disabilities Act as a Civil Rights Act – Tuesday, July 14, 12:00 Noon at the HCBA Office. The Americans with Disabilities Act was enacted 25 years ago. Much has changed, but issues remain that affect lawyers, our colleagues and our clients. Speakers will be Howard Bolter, Bolter Law LLC; Pamela Hoopes, Legal Director, Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid/Minnesota Disability Law Center and Joan Bibelhausen, Executive Director of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers. 1.0 Elimination of Bias credit applied for.
DOR’s Topic of the Month
Information Overload. Review practical tips for managing your devices and applications to eliminate distraction and create more focus in your professional and personal lives. July’s featured webinar is Unplug to Recharge: How to Disconnect on July 21, 2015.
DOR Summer Newsletter – Is Self-Care Right For Your Family?; Block Parties; Learn to Disconnect; and Summer Safety For Pets are the articles this month.