Attorney Well-Being and Mindfulness in Trying Times
Date: Friday, September 18, 2020
Time: 12:00–1:00 p.m.
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What is attorney well-being and how does it relate to your ethical duty of competence?
In this one-hour presentation, Nell Brown of the Federal Public Defender’s Office in Portland will discuss the ABA’s definition of the term and its relationship to attorney competence. She will emphasize:
• the importance of prioritizing self-care
• ways to identify and address substance abuse
• ways to identify and address vicarious trauma
You will learn practical strategies to maximize health and wellness, including tips for better nutrition, sleep, and exercise to improve basic health functions.
For more advanced wellness, she’ll provide tried-and-true stress-reduction methods in the areas of:
meditation, mindfulness, and healthful ways to set up your workspace.
In addition, she will discuss wellness during the pandemic and provide resources for seeking help from the Oregon Attorney Assistance Program.
CLE: 1 mental health/substance abuse credit, pending approval
Presenter: Nell Brown, Federal Public Defender, Portland
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*** CLE Credit pending approval. The webinar will be recorded and available for member purchase/CLE credit. ***