Balancing the Scales: Practical Stress Management for Lawyers

This program will benefit lawyers and judges who are negatively impacted by the stress of practicing law. Attendees will learn what sets lawyers up to be stressed and overwhelmed and will become familiarized with the well-being spectrum for self-assessment. Attendees will be educated on the hallmarks of high levels of stress in themselves and others and will be provided tools for managing stress and resources for obtaining assistance if needed.

This presentation is approved for one hour of Competence Issues MCLE credit in California.


  • Introduction
  • Framework
  • Identifying Stress on Law Practice
  • Practical Strategies for Managing Stress in Ourselves
  • Providing Resources to Help With Stress Management, Burn Out and More Intense Issues
  • Q&A
Topics covered include: Law Practice Management
Duration of this webinar: 60 minutes
Originally broadcast: September 20, 2023 11:00 AM PT
Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits

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California CLE

Status: Approved

Credits: 1.0 Competence Issues

Earn Credit Until: September 19, 2025

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Lynn Garson
Lynn Garson Attorney - Counsel at Baker & Hostetler
Lynn Garson is an attorney, mental health advocate, and author. In July 2012, she published Southern Vapors, a memoir describing her journey from major clinical depression to recovery, and has since spoken widely, including a TEDx Emory talk, ‚ÄúReforming the Approach to Mental Health in the U.S.", and made numerous presentations to private and public organizations including the American Bar Association, local and state Bar associations, the American Health Lawyers Association, the Georgia Hospital Association and the Association of Legal Administrators. Read More ›
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