ABA Division for Bar Services Webinar on Lawyer Well-Being

The ABA Division for Bar Services is dedicating their November 13, 2017 “Bar School” webinar to the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being’s report and recommendations. “Bar School” is a monthly webinar series focusing on topics of interest to the bar association community. Bree Buchanan, Chair of the Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs, and James Coyle, Advisory Committee Member of the Commission, will be presenting. See below for more program details.

The Path to Lawyer Well-being: Practical Recommendations for Positive Change

An ABA Division for Bar Services “Bar School” Webinar
November 13, 2017 | 1:00 PM CST

In this 60-minute webinar, co-chairs of the National Task Force on Well-Being will discuss the group’s report, “The Path to Lawyer Well-Being: Practical Recommendations for Positive Change,” published August 2017. This groundbreaking initiative of the ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs, National Organization of Bar Counsel and Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers put into action the group’s mission of “creating a movement to improve the health and well-being of the legal profession.” Speakers will discuss two recent studies that revealed high rates of substance use and mental health disorders among law students and lawyers, and which served as catalysts for the report. Speakers will explore how bar associations and lawyers, individually, can work to promote lawyers’ well-being, thereby ensuring fitness to practice, competent representation and ethical engagement.

Presenters:

Bree Buchanan, Director, State Bar of Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program,
Chair, ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs,
Co-Chair, National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being

James C. Coyle, Attorney Regulation Counsel, Colorado Supreme Court,
Advisory Committee Member, ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs,
Co-Chair, National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being

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