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Well-Being as an Aspect of Lawyer Competence

January 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In 2017, the National Task Force on Lawyer Well Being published The Path to Lawyer Well-Being: Practical Recommendations for Positive Change. The report issued in response to two studies that revealed alarming statistics with respect to the well-being of the legal profession. A critical theme of the report emphasizes that well-being is an indispensable part of a lawyer’s duty of competence. A lawyer’s mental, emotional, and physical well-being may impact the lawyer’s ability to represent clients and to make responsible choices in the practice of law. Maintaining the mental, emotional, and physical well-being necessary for the representation of a client is an important aspect of maintaining competence to practice law. Join our panel of experts as we explore the current state of lawyer well-being, learn how to incorporate well-being strategies into every day practice, and explore the correlation between well-being and general lawyer competency.


Jonathan White, Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel

Sarah Meyer, Colorado Lawyer Assistance Program

Debra Austin, University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Free CLE Credit Available!

To attend via webinar, register at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_giMp6JyqRxaLJ5DBhPL6tQ


January 26
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm