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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: next dates are February 19 and March 19. 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 & EVENT
CLE: When Your Client is Impaired – Tuesday, February 26, 3:30 – 4:30 PM. 1.0 Ethics credit (applied for). This program is open to all lawyers. Teleconference participation is available.
The Path to Lawyer Well-Being Toolkit Winter Group meets each Tuesday at 4:30 p.m., through April 19th. For lawyers, law students and judges, this group will discuss resilience topics such as mindfulness, adversity, gratitude, and emotional intelligence. You may attend as many sessions as you wish, at the LCL office or by phone.
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.
LCL is offering a new Discipline and Practice Group. This 6-week, confidential group will focus on the experience of facing professional conduct and bar admission issues. Contact LCL to register or if you have any questions.
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 – Building Positive Relationships at Work
Being able to build supportive relationships is half the battle. Often the key to our success lies not so much in our subject matter expertise, but in how we get our relationships to work for us. Healthy workplace relationships not only make our work enjoyable, they make our work better.
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Sand Creek Workplace Wellness – Sand Paper Winter 2019
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