Be Well: Focus on Health & Wellness for Chicago Lawyers

Welcome to Wellness Month 2019!  All events listed below are free for CBA members (see nonmember price on registration page) and take place at The Chicago Bar Association, 321 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago, IL 60604 (unless otherwise noted). Registration links are included below or call 312-554-2056.

May 1, 2019 | 12:15-1:30 p.m.
Attorney Well-Being and the Profession’s Pessimism Problem
The Chicago Bar Association or Live Webcast
1 IL Mental Health PR-MCLE Credit (pending)
Presenter: Jonathan Beitner, CBA Wellness Committee Chair
Register online to attend in person or via webcast.

May 6, 2019, 12:15-1:30 p.m.
Presentation on Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) 
Webcast Only
1 IL Mental Health PR-MCLE Credit (pending)
Presenter: Ashley Nelson, Mindfulness-Based Leadership Trainer & Founder, Inseus
Register online

May 17, 2019, 1:00-4:30 p.m. (followed by a reception)
Mindfulness Workshop
The Chicago Bar Association
3 IL Mental Health PR-MCLE Credit (pending)
Keynote Speaker:  Professor Richard Reuben, President, Mindfulness in the Law Society
Panelists:  
Professor Teresa Frisbie, Loyola University Chicago
Erica Gholson, McDemott Will & Emery
Hon. Kay Hanlon (ret.), ADR Systems
Sharon Neal, Exelon Corporation
Presenter: Jonathan Beitner,  CBA Mindfulness Committee Chair
Register online

May 20, 2019 | 12:15-1:30 p.m.
Mind Training In The Midst of Life:  A Mindfulness Practice For People Who Are Too Busy To Practice
Webcast Only
1 IL Mental Health PR-MCLE Credit (pending)
Presenter: Nate Klemp, PhD, Co-Founder, Life Cross Training
Mindfulness training offers legal professionals profound benefits:  enhanced focus, resilience, productivity, and overall happiness.  There’s only one problem:  who has time to meditate?  This seminar offers an alternative approach.  You will learn cutting edge practices of “integrated mindfulness” that are designed to fit into even the most microscopic gaps in your day.
Register online

May 22, 2019, 12:15-1:30 p.m.
Recognizing, Understanding, and Referring a Colleague in Need
The Chicago Bar Association or Live Webcast
1 IL Mental Health PR-MCLE credit (pending)
Presenter: Joe Scally, Clinical Case Manager, Lawyers' Assistance Program
Wellness Committee Meeting - no registration necessary - all members welcome.

May 28, 12:15-1:30 p.m.
Elements of Well-Being: Physical, Spiritual and Social
The Chicago Bar Association or Live Webcast
1 IL Mental Health PR-MCLE Credit (pending)
Presenters: Karen Munoz, Scott Pasko and Jeffrey Bunn (moderator)
Wellness Committee Meeting - no registration necessary - all members welcome.

May 29, 12:15-1:30 p.m.
Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence for Lawyers
The Chicago Bar Association or Live Webcast
1 IL Mental Health PR-MCLE Credit (pending)
Presenters: Rebecca Bunn, Sharyn Galindo and Jeffrey Bunn (moderator)
Wellness & Mindfulness in the Law Committee Meeting - no registration necessary - all members welcome.

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