ALPS In Brief – Episode 58: When Things Go Off the Rails

Mark shares some stories of cancelled flights, employment emergencies, and more, to illustrate a timely point: When things go off the rails, being rude will get you nowhere. Instead of yelling and screaming in situations you can’t control, treat people with compassion, humanity, and respect, and see solutions present themselves. Transcript: Hello, I'm Mark Bassingthwaighte, [...]

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Are Impaired Attorneys Insurable?

Several concerned lawyers recently reached out to me each wanting to discuss attorney impairment.  In light of these conversations and with a desire to put one significant misconception to rest, I felt compelled to ask and answer several questions as a way to share a few thoughts with you.  This will hopefully create an opportunity [...]

By |2021-08-30T14:42:27-06:00September 1st, 2021|Attorney Wellness|0 Comments

Path To Well-Being In Law: Episode 17 – Jennifer Leonard

Transcript: CHRIS NEWBOLD: Hello, well-being friends and welcome to the Path to Well-Being in Law podcast, an initiative of the Institute for Well-Being in Law. I'm your cohost CHRIS:, Executive Vice President of ALPS Malpractice Insurance. And again, most of, I think, our listeners know what our goal is but let me reiterate that we [...]

Virtue Signaling

Saying something so others think of us as being caring or virtuous, is hardly a new phenomenon. Turns out, however, that actually doing something is often a different story. The not-so-subtle cynicism that lies just below the surface of that kind of virtue signaling, however, is really troubling. If nothing else, it gives one pause to wonder [...]

By |2021-06-09T11:45:20-06:00June 9th, 2021|Attorney Wellness|0 Comments

Path To Well-Being In Law: Episode 14 – Kyle McEntee

Chris Newbold: Hello, wellbeing friends, and welcome to the Path to Wellbeing in Law Podcast, an initiative of the Institute for Wellbeing in Law. I'm your cohost, Chris Newbold, executive vice president of ALPS Malpractice Insurance. You listeners know that our goal is pretty simple. We want to bring you thought leaders doing meaningful work [...]

Path To Well-Being In Law Podcast: Episode 12 – Steven Wall

Transcript:  CHRIS NEWBOLD: Hello, friends and well-being advocates. Welcome to the Path to Well-Being In Law podcast, an initiative of the Institute for Well-Being In Law. I'm your co-host Chris Newbold, Executive Vice President of ALPS Malpractice Insurance. And as you know, our goal is to introduce you to thought leaders doing meaningful work in [...]

Why There is No Such Thing as a New Normal

I’ve been telecommuting for over a decade now, so when a COVID-19 stay at home order finally made its way to Montana, not much changed for me personally, at least in terms of my work routine.  In fact, it actually got a bit better due to the adjustments ALPS had to quickly implement in order [...]

Path To Well-Being In Law Podcast: Episode 11 – David Jacobs & Jeff Bunn

Stressed? Overwhelmed? You are not alone, especially as a lawyer. Left unnoticed, too much stress will negatively affect your ability to think and work. On this episode of Path to Well-Being In Law, attorneys David Jacobs and Jeff Bunn reminisce about the events that catalyzed their passion for mindfulness and wellbeing. Today they are advocates [...]

Path To Well-Being In Law Podcast: Episode 10 – Terry Harrell

Terry Harrell completed her law degree at Maurer School of Law and her Master of Social Work Degree (MSW) at Indiana University. Terry is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor (LCAC) in Indiana, and has a nationally recognized Master Addictions Counselor certification from NAADAC. She has worked in a variety [...]

Path To Well-Being In Law Podcast: Episode 9 – Chief Justice Paul Reiber

Paul L. Reiber was appointed to the Vermont Supreme Court as an Associate Justice in October 2003 and Chief Justice in December 2004. In 2010 he served as Chair of the Vermont Commission on Judicial Operations resulting in historic legislation that unified the state court system. He now Chairs the Vermont Justice Reinvestment II Working [...]

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