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Join the MSBA for a new livestream presentation of Bearing Witness to Our Clients’ Trauma: Doing Our Jobs AND Taking Care of Ourselves on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 12 p.m. 

One study concluded that 78% of lawyers suffer from compassion fatigue and another reported that 75% suffer from vicarious trauma. This program will use clips from the movie “Just Mercy”, and a moderated panel discussion to provide lawyers with an overview of the risks associated with practicing law. Insights on the role of self-care to mitigate risk factors, including the ethical considerations for prioritizing lawyer self-care, will be discussed by our panelists:

  • Cathleen Price, renowned civil rights attorney with the Equal Justice Initiative and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University
  • Sean O’Brien, Professor and clinical director at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
  • Michael Kahn, JD, LPC, ReelTime CLE Co-Founder,”Recovering Attorney”, Licensed Professional Counselor and Coach
  • Chris Osborn, JD, ReelTime CLE Co-Founder, Mediator and trained Collaborative Lawyer at Osborne Conflict Resolution

For more information and to register click HERE

One hour of CLE credit will be offered by the surrounding MCLE states and if you can’t attend the livestream program, it will be available on-demand on our MSBA CLE catalog.