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Strategies for Combating Stress and Substance Abuse for Legal Professionals

(65 reviews)

Produced on January 22, 2021

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Course Information

Time 1h 1m
Difficulty Intermediate
Topics covered in this course: Ethics

Course Description

Stress and substance abuse have become hallmarks of the legal profession, leading to much professional dysfunction and personal suffering by lawyers. The effect on all aspects of the legal profession and on society has been studied at length and is alarming in its scope. This course, taught by Robert Lefevre, instructs attorneys on how to recognize signs they are suffering from stress or substance abuse and provides techniques and resources to assist them in addressing these issues.



Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the impact of stress and substance abuse on the legal profession

  2. Recognize the signs of stress or substance abuse in attorneys, and available resources to turn to

  3. Gain useful strategies to combat stress and substance abuse



Credit Information

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Faculty

Robert Lefevre

Morrow, Tompkins & Lefevre, LLC

Robert Lefevre is a partner in Morrow and Lefevre, LLC in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and practices in the areas of Estate Planning and Administration, Civil Litigation, and Trademark and Copyright Law.  He is the Chair of the Lawyers Assistance Program of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Pennsylvania Chair of the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being, and is a Director on the Board of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers of Pennsylvania. He is 27 years sober in AA, and is an avid amateur cyclist.



Reviews

RB
Robert B.

Outstanding presentation. This CLE should be required for all lawyers.

JC
Jay C.

One of the best programs I've watched.

JH
Jessica H.

The mindfulness exercise was awesome. This was a great CLE.

TS
Teresa S.

Very calming, good speaker

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