Path To Well-Being In Law Podcast: Episode 8 – Martha Knudson

Martha Knudson, J.D., MAPP is the Executive Director of the Utah State Bar’s Well-Being Committee for the Legal Profession working with Utah’s judges, lawyers, and law students to enhance engagement, performance, resilience, and overall well-being. As part of her role, she also advises researchers at the University of Utah conducting empirical research of lawyers and [...]

“Deep Thoughts or Reflections” from 2020

2020 has been a year of challenges for most people, not just attorneys, both personally and professionally.  The virus has created significant stress, economic hardship, and strain across the nation. The strain is exacerbated by the need for social distancing to prevent the continued spread of the virus. We cannot just reach out and give [...]

Managing Risk – The COVID-19 Vaccine Decision

Two different companies, Pfizer and Moderna, are the first to have developed approved vaccines to fight the SARS-CoV-2 virus (COVID-19). When I stop to think about it, this really is an amazing scientific feat given the world has only been grappling with COVID-19 for just under a year. As I see it, everyone in your [...]

By |2021-01-12T11:28:25-07:00December 16th, 2020|Attorney Wellness|0 Comments

Path To Well-Being In Law Podcast: Episode 7 – Heidi Alexander

 Heidi experienced her first migraine and drank a lot while in law school. She also had her first panic attack the morning before she sat for the bar. Sound familiar? This week on the Path to Well-Being in Law podcast, Bree and Chris continue their mission to highlight people doing important work in the [...]

11 Ways to “Party” Like It’s 2020

You're right, COVID-19 has officially put a damper on most fun stuff for 2020. Holiday office parties included. While a major bummer, 2020 has showered us with ingenuity. We've learned how to do so many things differently.  This year, the holidays will be done differently too, both at home and work. If you want to [...]

ALPS In Brief – Episode 52: Listening to Your Life Part 2

As Mark alluded to in Part 1 of Listening to Your Life, the journey isn’t over. Mark recaps the lessons learned over a season of cycling, exceeding his distance goals, challenges he faced head-on (including 25 mph headwinds), and how listening to your life is a continuous trek that can help you be a more [...]

Lawyers: A Law Firm’s Greatest Asset

Who finds the business serviced by a law firm? Lawyers. Who minds the business serviced by a law firm? Lawyers. Who grinds the business serviced by a law firm? Lawyers. Notice the trend? And lawyers who are not well, are not nearly as effective as lawyers who are well-- if your own common sense doesn't lead you to that obvious conclusion, you might [...]

By |2021-01-12T11:37:01-07:00November 11th, 2020|Attorney Wellness|0 Comments

Path To Well-Being In Law Podcast: Episode 6 – Tim Carroll & Margaret Ogden

In Episode 6, Bree and Chris begin an important trek around states taking notable leading roles in the wellness movement based on their work, innovation and programming.   Catapulted by the leadership of original National Task Force on Lawyer-Well Being member Chief Justice Donald W. Lemons and his colleague Justice William C. Mims, the Commonwealth of [...]

ALPS In Brief — Episode 51: You can’t spell DIVORCE without COVID

It’s no secret that society has seen an uptick in divorces since the start of the pandemic, but there have also been some silver linings in this unlikely space. Katie Mazurek is a Bozeman, Montana-based attorney with Element Law Group. Focusing on family law, Katie brings a different approach to the way she guides clients [...]

Path To Well-Being In Law Podcast: Episode 4 – David Jaffe

 In this episode of the new podcast, Path to Well-Being in Law, co-hosts Chris Newbold and Bree Buchanan enjoy a lively conversation with lawyer well-being pioneer David Jaffe.  David gives essential insight into how the well-being movement took hold in the legal profession and discusses ways in which the culture of law may finally [...]

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