The United States District Court, District of Minnesota and the Minnesota Supreme Court hosted a renewed Call to Action for lawyer well-being on June 29, 2022, in Minneapolis.
During the program, Chief Judge John Tunheim and Chief Justice Lorie Gildea reviewed the results of the February 2019 Call to Action for Lawyer Well-Being, analyzed the challenges to the federal and state judicial systems over the last two years, discussed the importance of the judicial role in preventing, recognizing, and mitigating lawyer stress and illness, and shared their perspectives on the importance of well-being in the legal profession. Patrick Krill, a global leading authority on addiction, mental health, and well-being issues in the legal profession, delivered a thought-provoking discussion of where we currently stand on the road to well-being in the law, drawing upon research that illustrates challenges and opportunities for improvement. Updates from private law firms, in-house counsel, law schools, and public attorneys were also received, to review and discuss the efforts that have been made to promote well-being over the past three years in their organizations.
The Call to Action event was recorded. Recordings were made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Supreme Court Historical Society.
Videos of the event: https://www.mncourts.gov/lawyer-well-being.aspx