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Broadcast Date: Thursday, July 28, 2022
from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (ET)

Overview:

The prevailing number of legal professionals resorting to alcoholism and other substance use is a growing concern in the legal industry. The overwhelming amount of stress, client demands, and toxic working environment has become detrimental to the full and effective practice of their profession, more so, their mental health.

As this upward trend becomes alarming, preferential attention must be given to the well-being of legal practitioners. It is imperative to be proactive in addressing red flags and utilize risk mitigation strategies to foster a conducive working environment in the legal industry.

In this LIVE Webcast, Attorney Susan B. Ramsey (McLaughlin & Stern LLP) will provide an insightful discussion of the mental health and substance use issues among legal professionals. She will also share practical strategies to support the well-being of lawyers.

Key topics that will be covered in this discussion are:

  • Mental Illness and Substance Use: Trends and Statistics
  • Implications in the Legal Industry
  • Addressing Treatment Challenges
  • How to Ensure Lawyer’s Wellness
  • An Outlook of What Lies Ahead

Credit:

Course Level:

Intermediate

 

Advance Preparation:

Print and review course materials

 

Method of Presentation:

On-demand Webcast (CLE)

 

Prerequisite:

None

 

Course Code:

149479

 

NY Category of CLE Credit:

Ethics and Professionalism

 

Total Credit: 1.0 CLE

Speaker:

Susan B. Ramsey, Partner
McLaughlin & Stern LLP

Ms. Ramsey’s professional experience began as a Registered Nurse in the Intensive Care Unit at Yale New Haven Hospital. While pursuing her Bachelors’ Degree, she was a Counselor with the New Haven Rape Crisis Program. During her time working as a registered nurse, Ms. Ramsey attended law school. Ms. Ramsey graduated from City University of New Law School at Queens College.

Ms. Ramsey is currently a member of the Palm Beach County Sober Home Task Force, Pro Bono Counsel to the Florida Association of Recovery Residences.  She is privileged to represent survivors of sexual assault, poor substance abuse treatment and other catastrophic injuries.

Agenda:

Susan B. RamseyPartner

McLaughlin & Stern LLP

Talking Points:

  • Substance Use Disorder and other Mental Illnesses
  • Lawyers vs. the rest of the population
  • Substance Use Disorder and Mental Illnesses Comparative Concepts to other Chronic Diseases
  • What Long Term Brain Recovery Looks Like?
  • Where to find resources

Date & Time:

Thursday, July 28, 2022

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (ET)

Materials:

Download Course Materials

Who Should Attend:

  • Lawyers
  • Law Office Managers
  • Paralegals
  • Legal Assistants

SPEAKER

Susan B. RamseyPartner
McLaughlin & Stern LLP

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