Mental Health's Intersection with the Law
Presented by the Pursuit of Happiness Club.
Date & Time:
12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
University of St. Thomas School of Law
Join the Pursuit of Happiness Club for a discussion focusing on two important studies on mental health and its affect on law students and lawyers. One study, on lawyer impairment, was completed by the ABA’s Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs in conjunction with the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. The second study, on law students' well-being, was completed by St. Thomas Law Professor Jerry Organ and recently published in The Bar Examiner.
Our distinguished panelists include:
Patrick Krill, director, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Legal Professionals Program
Joan Bibelhausen, executive director, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers; and member, ABA CoLAP Advisory Committee
Professor Jerry Organ, professor of law, University of St. Thomas; and associate director, Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions