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MBA Health & Well-Being

The Massachusetts Bar Association has created a Health & Well-Being page to support member wellness. Many of the resources are provided by the ABA Commission on Lawyers Assistance Program.

Realizing Your True Potential: An Evening with The Performance Whisperer, George Mumford, and Local Attorneys, May 9, 2024

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Hosted by the SJC Standing Committee on Lawyer Well-Being, the Institute for Well-Being in Law, the Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston Bar Association, and the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts

This special program featured George Mumford, a.k.a. The Performance Whisperer, a globally recognized speaker, teacher, person in long-term recovery, and pioneer in sports psychology and performance. In this keynote address, George was interviewed by SJC Standing Committee on Lawyer Well-Being member Marianne LeBlanc (Sugarman and Sugarman, P.C.). 

The keynote address was followed by a panel discussion among lawyers and lawyer-athletes. 

Click here to view the program from May 9, 2024.

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The Path to Lawyer Well-Being: A Toolkit for Bar Associations in Massachusetts

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The Massachusetts Bar Association and the SJC Standing Committee on Lawyer Well-Being are excited to introduce The Path to Lawyer Well-Being: A Toolkit for Bar Associations in Massachusetts. 

The Toolkit, which was created in partnership between the MBA Lawyer Well-Being Committee (chaired by MBA Past President Grace Garcia and Marianne LeBlanc) and the SJC Standing Committee, provides extensive resources for individuals, employers and organizations within our legal community to help them attain greater success in achieving a healthy, positive and productive balance of work, personal life and wellness.

It also provides sample well-being educational programs with an index of local speakers, in addition to extensive resources on mental health, substance use and addiction, and tools for thriving. 

The Toolkit is available on this MBA Health & Well-Being webpage, and the SJC Standing Committee’s webpage, and will be updated regularly so that it remains a vital resource for the community.

Please direct any feedback and suggestions to Grace Garcia or Marianne LeBlanc.

View the Toolkit