Our Free & Confidential group meetings for SuperMom will resume on October 28, 2021, and will continue to meet each fourth Thursday of the month at 12pm online.
Run in collaboration with the Women’s Bar Association’s Parents’ Forum and led by Dr. Tracey Meyers, LCL MA staff clinician, our SuperMom meetings offer free & confidential support for lawyers, law students, and judges. The group meetings resume on October 28th and will continue to meet online on each fourth Thursday of the month at 12pm, with adjustments made and communicated to group members for holidays and school vacations as needed, depending on input from active group members. Find more and register here to join peers in this group to find practical and emotional support for the challenges you face managing your responsibilities as both a mother and a lawyer.
Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 2pm – Mothers in the Law: Confronting the Challenges and Celebrating the Victories
FREE ABA Webinar – Find more & register here. Earlier this summer an ABA Journal article caused an uproar when its author suggested that once women lawyers become mothers, they fail to pay attention to their career trajectories and lose focus on professional success. This panel will discuss the institutional challenges, societal expectations and unconscious biases faced by lawyer moms, as well as the steps that can be taken to succeed as both a lawyer and a mom.
Practical Mindfulness Tips for Parenting in Unprecedented Times as a Lawyer (LCL MA Blog, February 2021)
How Pandemic Practice Left Lawyer-Moms on the Verge (ABA Journal, August 2021)
Women Need 2 Types of Networks for Professional Success, Recent Study Suggests (Mass LOMAP Blog, April 2021)
Free & Confidential Consultations:
Lawyers, law students, and judges in Massachusetts can discuss concerns with a licensed therapist, law practice advisor, or both. Find more on scheduling here.