Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers MA provides several stress management resources for lawyers, judges, and law students in Massachusetts.
RESOURCES + TOOLS:
Find timely help right here on the LCL Blog, written by our staff psychologists.
EVALUATIONS + REFERRALS:
Our clinicians are ready to help you respond better to stress. Call 617 482 9600.
TAILORED STRESS TRAININGS:
Our clinicians are ready to help your team of lawyers respond better to stress. Call 617 482 9600.
If you’re a solo practitioner, you have a unique stress profile. Our Solo | Stress Monthly Online Discussion Group (via Zoom) can help.
If you’re a Lawyer and a Mom, you’re already SuperMom! Our Monthly Support Group Meeting (in Boston + by phone) can help.
If you’re currently coping with unhealthy substances, get to one of our Addiction Recovery Support Meetings (in various locations across the Commonwealth). If you’re nervous about attending for the first time, email Anna.
If you’re stressed about a disciplinary proceeding, our Professional Conduct Group (twice monthly in Boston) can help. Screening is required; email our group leader, Barbara Bowe, or call 617 482 9600.
DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS – WHEN BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO GOOD LAWYERS
Ways to avoid and deal with disciplinary actions, from the APA’s GP Solo Magazine, October/November 2006 issue.
MACLEISH’S TAKE ON VICARIOUS TRAUMA AMONG LAWYERS (HE’S BEEN THERE)
Concrete recommendations for lawyers who work with traumatized clients, from the lawyer best known for having represented Boston area victims of clergy sexual abuse, who was unprepared for the personal impact that the experience would have on him.
KICKING THE WORRY HABIT
Will any amount of worrying change the future? Will worrying pay your bills, prevent an accident, make your job more secure, or improve your health?
COPING WITH LAWYER STRESS
A northern perspective from the Canadian Bar Association.
MEDITATE ON THIS
A former executive director encourages you to allow Mindfulness into your life, and provides information on why, where, and when.
THE MINDFUL LAWYER
Mindfulness meditation tips fro the lawyer, from the Texas Bar Journal via the Texas Bar Association web site.
TIPPING BACK THE SCALES: Law firms in search of work-life balance
The challenges of humanizing the work schedule in large law firms