CLE | What Makes Lawyers Happy 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018 | Noon to 1:30 p.m. | Oswego Public Safety Center, 39 Churchill Road, Oswego, NY 13126 | CREDIT: 1.0 MCLE (Ethics) | COST: Free for NYSBA Members & Non-Members | Lunch will be provided | Under NYS rules this CLE has been APPROVED for Newly Admitted and Experienced Attorneys

Practicing law can be stressful. Unmanaged stress can lead to career dissatisfaction, mental health problems and substance abuse. Recent research based on a survey of New York Lawyers and lawyers from several other states identifies the key elements to keeping stress at bay and finding balance in lawyering. These protective elements of happy lawyering will be discussed by the panel as well as the signs and symptoms of mental health problems that sabotage health and happiness and jeopardize your ability to practice law competently.

Agenda Topics:

  • Identifying the three important elements of a happy career
  • Stress: its relationship to mental health concerns and substance abuse
  • The importance of self-care and early identification of problems
  • Ethical considerations
  • Personal Story

Program Faculty:

Paul Curtin, CASAC | Syracuse

Hon. Patrick J. O’Sullivan | Madison County Courthouse

NYSBA non-members may register for this important CLE by either e-mailing Patrick Boland, CLE Program Manager, pboland@nysba.org or by calling the NYSBA Member Resource Center at 1-800-582-2452.

Sponsored by the Lawyer Assistance Program, the Law Practice Management Committee and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the New York State Bar Association, the Oswego County Bar Association and the Onondaga County Bar Association.

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