Your emotional well-being is a critical factor contributing to a successful legal career. This informative and insightful webinar will allow you to listen to a candid conversation between two attorneys, who are also practicing therapists, as they discuss common emotional health pitfalls encountered by attorneys in the practice of law.
Attorneys tend to have some of the harshest inner critics. This seminar helps attorneys get up close and personal with their own inner voice. We take time to identify the negative things we routinely say to ourselves, then learn simple, effective, actionable tools to help attorneys transform this debilitating, self sabotaging force into an advantage.
Global pandemics like COVID-19 put into stark relief the extraordinary stressors that you, your firm's employee and your clients are under. How do you recognize the signs and symptoms of behavioral health disorders that can be adversely affected by the current situation? And do you have the strategies to address these? Making sure you do is part of the ethical responsibility you owe your client(s).
This panel will be led by a senior program analyst for the Law Assistance Program for the State Bar of California and will be an interactive discussion about how prevalent substance use and mental health issues are among attorneys, and how substance use and mental health issues impair an attorney’s ability to perform legal services competently.
In this program, Dr. Brian Russell, will give valuable tips and strategies in how lawyers can handle the numerous aspects that the COVID-19 pandemic can affect in their lives both professionally and personally.
In this program, Dr. Brian Russell, Clinical Psychologist and Attorney at Law, will discuss the different impairments that can affect an attorney. The ethics rules are implicated in addressing the issues involved and how it affects the practice of law. He will also discuss different ways attorneys can find help.