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The Role of Attorney Wellbeing in Your Legal Practice

Streams live on Friday, January 22, 2021 at 01:00pm EST

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Course Information

Time 60 Minutes
Difficulty Beginner
Topics covered in this course: Ethics

Course Description

Attorney wellbeing has significant implications for both the quality, sustainability, and professionalism of your legal practice. While attorneys already faced high levels of stress, the past year has been challenging in many ways, creating new levels of uncertainty, anxiety, overwhelm, and fatigue. In this program, taught by mindfulness and leadership coach Kim Nicol, you’ll get a new perspective, fresh ideas, and small, actionable steps to improve your personal and professional wellbeing. In doing so, you will also deepen your understanding of the connection between attorney wellbeing and the duty to provide competent and ethical representation. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the MRPC and California RPC regarding the duty of competent representation
  2. Clarify the connection between attorney wellbeing, ethics, and the duty of competent practice
  3. Design a personal strategy for your wellbeing 


Kim Nicol is a mindfulness and leadership coach.  Her CLEs on attorney wellbeing have helped thousands of lawyers around the country.  She coaches lawyers to equip them with the mindset and skills needed to thrive at work and in life.

Kim teaches management skills and leadership at General Assembly; she is a meditation teacher at WITHIN meditation.  Her students and clients come from diverse industries and companies around the world.  She brings a holistic, multicultural, and human-centered perspective to her work.

Kim earned her law degree at Santa Clara University School of Law and completed coach training at the University of California, Davis.  She is a certified coach through the International Coaching Federation.

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California (inactive)