The 2021 theme for Black History Month is “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity (https://asalh.org/black-history-themes/). Within our profession, we often discuss the concept of bias. A quick way to understand bias is that our brains create “shortcuts” based on whatever limited information or misinformation is available to fit a particular situation. These “shortcuts” allow … [Read more...]
Are you holding your breath?
Lately, we’ve been talking with people who tell us they are holding their breath as the inauguration nears. Our profession has been on the front lines for legal and policy initiatives and responses as our society faces an unprecedented number of challenges. Lawyers quickly became involved in the necessary follow-up to the capitol insurrection. That engagement will grow and become more intense as … [Read more...]
2020 Thanksgiving Reflections
Thanksgiving is a time of gratitude but this holiday can be difficult for anyone struggling with early recovery, an illness, or dealing with loss. We hope you will reach out to LCL; we can offer you support. While the LCL office will be closed, our 24-hour hotline is always open and available to you. Our counseling partner, Sand Creek EAP, provides counselors to speak with you anytime, day or … [Read more...]