Learn to identify common substance use and mental health disorders in the legal community, become aware of the leading causes of chronic stress within the legal professional, and understand ARDC and ABA rules related to attorney competence and ethics.
Learn techniques and strategies that will enable you (and other busy and stressed attorneys) to identify and deal with challenges in the profession through mindfulness. Mindfulness has been identified by the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism and the Illinois Lawyers’ Assistance Program (LAP) as one of the most effective ways to improve the overall wellness of attorneys. Through mindfulness, stress can be channeled and transformed into increased productivity and creative thinking. Get a practical guide for mindfulness in the profession and learn how to develop resilience to improve your decision making and judgment skills.
If you are thinking about owning and managing a law firm or even if you already do, this course is for you! Covering topics related to legal malpractice insurance, building a network, and managing time and employees, this course offers answers to some of your most pressing practice management questions.
Recognizing the demanding nature of the legal profession, this session provides proven techniques for eliminating toxic stress, balancing personal and professional priorities, and encouraging peak performance. This program educates legal professionals on the impact toxic stress has on the body and brain - resulting in detrimental consequences to health, wellness and job performance. It then provides participants with evidence-based strategies to lower stress, build resilience and thrive in their personal and professional lives.