Mental Health's Intersection with the Law

Presented by the Pursuit of Happiness Club.

Date & Time:

Thursday, April 7, 2016
12:30 PM - 1:20 PM


Free—lunch included


University of St. Thomas School of Law
Room 235

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 


All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.