Coming soon: The Lawyers Living Well Podcast!
Coming in 2020, enjoy a podcast created and produced by members of the State Bar's Attorney Wellness Committee! Episodes will be posted monthly. Stay tuned!
New: Top 10 Articles
See below for our most popular articles shared through #LawyersLivingWell social media channels and on the Lawyers Living Well website.
“Putting Down Your Phone May Help You Live Longer” by Catherine Price | The New York Times
"A Lawyer Who Survived His Suicide Attempt Recounts His Experience" by Jonathan Ringel | Daily Report
“Vacation Time! Lawyers Share How They Actually Get Away from the Office” by Kristin Johnson | Legal Productivity by Rocket Matter
"Dry January: The Health Benefits from Taking a Break from Alcohol" by Allison Aubrey | NPR's Morning Edition
"Make 2020 the year of civility" by Judy Perry Martinez | ABA Journal
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Recommended Wellness Podcasts
- Lawyers' Voices of Recovery
- The Path to Law Student Well-Being
- LegalSpeak (by Law.com) - Wellness episodes by Leigh Jones and Vanessa Blum:
- "One Big Law Attorney's Journey with Depression, One Firm's Response to the Profession's Problem"
- "Inhumane: Big Law Dysfunction Through a Therapist's Lens"
- "'Treat Yourself Like a Client' ... And Other Stress-Free Fitness Tips for Lawyers"
- "Confronting the Mental Health Crisis in the Legal Profession"
Wellness Media Resources
Powerpoint Presentation: Attorney Wellness Programs & Resources
Keynote Presentation: Please contact the Communications department for this version.
Compiled by the Mental Well-Being Subcommittee
Please use this presentation to inform friends and colleagues about the benefits of the Lawyers Living Well initiative at the State Bar of Georgia.
Praise for Attorney Wellness Events:
From the Report to the State Bar of Georgia Attorney Wellness Committee from the Law Practice Management Program's 2019 Solo and Small Firm Institute:
On Sept. 26-27, the Law Practice Management Program presented its Annual CLE Institute for solo and small firm lawyers to an audience of just over 400 attendees. The Institute continues to enjoy the full support and participation of the State Bar’s Attorney Wellness Committee and its key leaders, Paul Knowlton and Javoyne Hicks. View praise for the event below:
The program was described to the Program Chair [Natalie Kelly] by one of the visiting special guest speakers who travels the nation and participates in multiple wellness programs, as “the most impactful wellness programs he has ever witnessed,” and he complimented the Bar for doing “such a good job in dealing with these types of concerns for lawyers.”