Answering the Call - The Path to Wellbeing in the Legal Profession

Event Description

Deadline to Register: January 9, 2020

Join us for a candid discussion about the current state of attorney wellness.

1:00 – 1:05 pm         Welcome – MSBA, HCBA, & RCBA Presidents

Jeff Baill, Yost & Baill LLP
Sarah McEllistrem, Collins, Buckley, Sauntry & Haugh PLLP
Tom Nelson, Stinson LLP

1:05 – 1:15 pm         Introduction – Justice David Lillehaug, Minnesota Supreme Court  

1:15 – 2:00 pm         Panel Discussion – Inherent stressors in the practice of law and their negative impact
Joshua Bobich, Ballard Spahr
Patty Beck, Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Co.
Matthew Foli, Guaranty Commercial Title Inc.

Moderator: Shelley Carthen Watson, University of Minnesota Office of the General Counsel

2:00 – 2:25 pm         Keynote – Speaking Out to End the Stigma of Mental Illness - Judge Donovan Frank, US District Court
We’ll also show this 3 ½ minute video from the ABA:

2:25 – 2:40 pm         Break

2:40 – 3:30 pm         Three ED Talks, followed by Q&A
      ABCs of Wellness – Joan Bibelhausen, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers
      Neuroscience of Wellness – Robin Wolpert, Sapientia Law Group, PLLC
      Lawyer Competence and Ethics – Susan Humiston, Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility

3:30 – 4:00 pm          Meditation – Mike Millios, Millios Law

4:00 – 5:00 pm          Reception

CLE Credit:

2.0 Standard CLE Credit Approved | Event Code: 282853


Regular Attorney Rate:  $20.00
Public Attorney Rate:  $10.00 (please call Jennifer Carter at 612-278-6309 to take advantage of this rate)
Law Student Rate:  Free

Remote Participation: 

There is no remote participation for this event.


Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
Ramsey County Bar Association
Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers
Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Robins Kaplan LLP
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Stinson LLP

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Monday, January 13, 2020

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Elements Cafe / Science Museum of Minnesota Saint Paul, MN United States