Attorney Wellness: Being Fit to Practice (Live Replay Webinar)
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When: Wednesday, April 29, 2020
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT

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MCLE Accreditation
NE MCLE #191876.  2.0 Ethics Hours (Distance Learning)
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Registration Fees
$130 – Regular Registration
$100 - NSBA Dues-Paying Member (Eligible for members to use their two free ethics credit)
$50 – NSBA Dues-Paying Junior Active Members (Eligible for members to use their two free ethics credit)
FREE - NSBA Duespaying members who use their two free ethics credit benefit
FREE – Law Students

NSBA Dues Paying Members:  If you have not already claimed your 2 hours of FREE Ethics for 2020 and wish to use them for this event, please choose the ticket named Attorney Wellness - NSBA Dues Members 2 Ethics Hours To ensure proper pricing, you must be logged-in as the attorney you are intending to register for this event.

***PLEASE NOTE: As a voluntary dues-paying member you are only eligible to attend ONE NSBA two-hour FREE ethics program each year.  If you are unsure whether you have already used the promo code to attend one of the member benefit ethics CLE programs for free, then please contact Lisa Henrichs at 402-475-7091 or email her at before registering, otherwise you will be invoiced the full registration price.

12:00 pm   The Role of NLAP When It Comes to Supporting Attorney Wellness
Chris Aupperle, Director, Nebraska Lawyers Assistance Program

The role of NLAP includes helping lawyers, judges and law students troubled by substance abuse problems, cognitive decline, stress, depression and other types of disorders. A way NLAP is able to do this is through education and prevention programs which support attorney wellness. This session will explain the role of NLAP in assisting attorneys with developing healthy habits in order to prevent attorneys from developing unhealthy habits which may impair their ability to perform in a competent and professional manner.

12:15 pm   Energy Reboot for More Productivity
Judy Barbe, Registered Dietician

Most people, including lawyers, want to live with vitality - to live a higher quality of life longer. Yet, the law is a jealous mistress! It wants all your time. Unfortunately, that gets in the way of self-care.  What you put on your fork, how you use your feet, who you connect with, and how you feed your soul are keystones to better living, more productivity, and a healthier you. This session will nudge you in the right direction to upgrade your energy, focus and productivity by providing a self-assessment and goal setting to help lawyers reboot to be stronger, healthier, and happier.

At the conclusion of this session, lawyers will be able to:

  • Enhance holistic wellness through healthboosting foods, physical activity, well-being, and sleep quality.
  • Assess his/her own status in meeting nutrition and activity recommendations to reduce risk of chronic disease development and other health problems.
  • Develop three goals to improve nutrition and activity to reduce risk of chronic disease development and other health problems and increase energy and productivity.
  • Identify proven practices to live a higher quality of life.

1:45 pm   The Path to Lawyer Well-Being: Practical Recommendations for Positive Change
Chris Aupperle

In 2017, the ABA organized a National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being who subsequently released the report The Path to Well-Being: Practical Recommendations for Positive Change. This session will examine these recommendations directed to legal employers and discuss best practices for legal employers in the area of attorney wellness.

2:00 pm     Adjourn

Originally recorded Thursday, May 24, 2018, MCLE #157931.