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LCL Mindfulness and Resilience Group (part of The Path to Lawyer Well-Being Series)
A great resource for your well-being is LCL’s Mindfulness and Resilience group. The spring 2018 series meets Thursdays from 4:00 – 5:15 P.M. The topics for March and April are:
March 22 – “Calming Anxiety”
March 29 – “Time Traveling: Healing Old Hurts”
April 5 – “Claiming Anger’s Creative Gifts”
April 12 – “Vanquishing Anxiety Fears”
April 19 – “Bringing Gentleness to Shame”
April 26 – “From Self-Hate to Self-Compassion”
R.S.V.P.’s appreciated but not required. Please call 651-646-5590 if you have questions or to R.S.V.P. Telephone participation is available.
LCL Board of Directors Accepting Applications
The Nominations and Governance Committee of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers is accepting applications to serve on its Board of Directors for a 3 year term beginning July 1, 2018. Board members provide strategic direction and oversight to the management of the organization. Board service involves attendance at bi-monthly board meetings and participation in one or more board committees. Board members are encouraged to attend monthly member meetings and other organizational events. Applicants should be interested in and committed to the mission and purpose of LCL. Up to 3 positions are available. Applicants who are active in a licensed profession shall be in good standing unless they have chosen to be unlicensed.
Applications will be accepted through April 1, 2018 and are available at the link above. If you have questions or wish to receive a Word version or have a form mailed to you, contact LCL at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-646-5590.
Fridays, March 16 (taught by Mike Millios) and April 20 (taught by Matthew Foli). from 12:00pm to 12:45pm, at the HCBA offices in Minneapolis, 600 Nicollet Mall #390, which is the third floor of City Center, take the escalators located close to Brooks Brothers. This is a free-will donation class, with all donations given to Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers.
LAWYER WELL-BEING: A CALL TO ACTION
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.
Sand Creek’s Online Seminar – Staying On Track
Sand Creek Workplace Wellness – Sand Paper Winter 2017
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