Practical Coping Advice for Attorneys in the Time of Crisis
The ongoing global pandemic has put a tremendous strain on all of us. Disrupted routines, forced isolation and the looming threat to the physical and financial well-being of your loved ones piling on top of an already high-stress legal profession adds up to a dangerous mental health situation. This practical briefing seeks to lighten the burden by providing a resource guide for staying sane and sober through this unprecedented time of troubles. Register today!
Identify key current stressors and find ways to alleviate anxiety.
Prevent relapse: learn who and what can help.
Help colleagues cope with the added stress of the situation.
Find new ways to ensure uninterrupted legal representation under the toughest of circumstances.
Please note: Live attendance is limited for this course.
The Implications of the Pandemic: Identifying Top Stressors and Barriers to Getting Help
Identifying/Recognizing Signs of Exacerbation and Self-Medication
BRIAN S. QUINN is a licensed attorney in Pennsylvania who currently serves as the education and outreach coordinator for Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers of Pennsylvania, Inc., a Lawyers Assistance Program established in 1988 for the purpose of helping lawyers, judges and law students recover from alcoholism, drug addiction and mental health disorders. He obtained his undergraduate degree, his J.D. degree and a certificate in drug and alcohol counseling from Villanova University. Prior to working for Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers of Pennsylvania, Mr. Quinn was engaged in private practice for nearly 40 years and he has also worked in the field of alcohol and drug counseling at Mirmont Treatment Center and Malvern Institute in suburban Philadelphia. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers of Pennsylvania and served as a peer volunteer for over six years prior to accepting his current role as the organization's educator. As LCL's educator, Mr. Quinn has conducted CLE presentations for bar associations, private law firms and professional organizations in Pennsylvania, as well as for National CLE providers, on a variety of topics in the fields of lawyer wellness and impairment in the legal profession.
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