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Health & Wellness Updates and Events

My wife and kids tease me that the title of this practice is corny – and it is. Still, I like it. If you don’t nourish the things that nourish you, they wither away like a plant in dry stony ground. Read more
Running a successful legal practice and career is so much more than the substantive practice of law.  In order to market your brand effectively towards success, you need to bring your “whole” self to your audience.  Read more
The presentation is interactive and the attendees will need their smart phones. Attorneys must log into their Zoom account with their first and last name and be signed into Zoom for the entire 1 hour to receive MCLE credit. Read more
Sponsor our upcoming webinar presented by the CLA Health and Wellness Committee, "Breast Cancer Prevention Secrets Every Woman Lawyer Should Know." Read more
Since March 2020, the only thing that has been certain is that we have been living in uncertain times. From the COVID-19 pandemic, protests, remote working, and home-schooling kids to participating in Zoom court and everything in between, we have had to pivot, learn new technology, adjust to new work environments, and adapt to new ways of creating boundaries between our personal and professional lives — just to name a few of the ways we have been impacted. Read more
Celebrating recovery from addiction and mental health challenges is a key feature of National Recovery Month. This September marks the 32nd year of this event. National Recovery Month serves to highlight successful recovery from the insidious nature of addiction and mental health concerns. It is also a time to educate and inspire people in all walks of life to take a look at what is going on in their lives and to explore change. Read more
With names such as “Move to Strike,” “Law and Motion” and “Agony of D’Feet,” 31 teams completed the California Lawyers Association’s 2022 Wellness Walking Challenge this summer. Read more
In 2020, the California Lawyers Association announced its participation in a groundbreaking research project offering insight into the personal and workplace risk factors for mental health problems, substance use, and attrition among practicing attorneys. The project has recently yielded the second in a series of peer-reviewed studies and on August 30th, study co-author Patrick Krill will join us for a thought-provoking discussion of the new research and where we currently stand on the road to wellbeing in the law. Read more
Stuart Teicher, Esq., posts some funny stuff while on the road as a CLE teacher. Like most of society he documents his life on FaceBook. But the difference is that most of his posts actually teach some important mental health lessons for lawyers. Join him as he discusses how lawyers are affected by anxiety, compassion fatigue, over-functioning, and more. Read more
As CLA gears up for our first in-person Annual Meeting since 2019 on September 15–17 in San Diego, it’s natural to feel excited and nervous. For lawyers struggling with substance abuse or mental health issues, the hustle and bustle may risk triggering unhealthy behaviors. Read more

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