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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.
A General Support Group meets monthly: October 16, November 20 and December 18 at 12:30 p.m. at LCL. Call 651-646-5590 for information or to register.
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
Give to the Max Day is November 15
LCL relies on contributions to provide our critical services. Gifts to LCL from now through November 15 will be eligible for additional incentives.
If you are able to give, we hope you will support LCL.
CLE – Unplugging to Recharge: An Ethical Discussion on the Benefits and Pitfalls of Today’s Technologies
Presented by the MSBA’s Life & The Law Committee
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.
Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers office
Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. at the LCL office.
This program will offer insight into some of the triggers of holiday stress in the legal profession (financial, emotional, time pressures) and offer practical strategies and tactics to prepare for meeting them head-on. Participants will learn personal techniques for setting priorities and handling stressful situations.
Treat Yourself to Some Stress Relief
The HCBA Yoga Club is offering a free (voluntary donation-based) class at the HCBA offices led by Matthew Foli. All levels of experience are welcome. This can be your very first yoga class, no one will even know. Please bring a yoga mat, if you can. Future HCBA yoga classes will be held on Wednesday, December 19th, 12:00 – 12:45 p.m. All donations are given to Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers.
LCL offers a GENERAL SUPPORT GROUP. Fall dates are 11/20 and 12/18 at 12:30 p.m. Call 651-646-5590 for information.
LAWYER WELL-BEING: A CALL TO ACTION
The ABA Working Group to Advance Well-Being in the Legal Profession has published a Well-Being Pledge for legal employers. LCL provides training to organizations that wish to consider these recommendations.
The ABA has released a groundbreaking and comprehensive report, The Path to Lawyer Well-Being: Practical Recommendations for Positive Change, created by a coalition of entities within and outside the ABA.
UPDATE: The ABA has just published a Well-Being Toolkit for Lawyers and Legal Employers to accompany the report.
**Please note – these reports are best viewed using the Explorer or Chrome browsers.
Sand Creek’s Online Seminar – Caring for Aging Relatives
Older relatives may require more care than family or neighbors can provide. This seminar is a helpful first step to determine what kind of care is needed. Available on demand starting November 2th.
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