Survival Skills for Lawyers: Tips for Managing Stress
The impact of COVID19 on our practices has led to new routines, new technology and shifting schedules. Like the juggler who can keep all the balls in the air, lawyers are juggling the demands of case management, new clients, decreased revenue, staffing, billing, and the demands of their personal life. When stress rises, it decreases our focus and productivity. Chronic stress can lead to physiological changes, irritability, lawyer burnout, anxiety and exacerbate mental health issues. The program will help you identify how stress is affecting you mentally and physically. Participants will learn simple strategies that can be implemented to reduce stress. The program will discuss mindfulness, meditation and coping strategies to reduce stress.
Patricia McCabe is the owner of a small firm in Van Nuys, CA, where she represents Claimants’ at all levels and in the United States Supreme Court. She also represents individuals in insurance litigation involving ERISA claims and individual disability insurance claims. Ms. McCabe has represented the 9th Circuit on the NOSSCR board and serves as a member at large. She received her Juris Doctorate from Franklin Pierce Law Center, New Hampshire.