Welcome to episode 7 of The Legal Mindset Corner, a podcast hosted by Cynthia Sharp and Becky Howlett! For this conversation, Cynthia and Becky are joined by Danielle Hall, Executive Director at Kansas Lawyers Assistance Program.
In this episode, Danielle, Cynthia and Becky discuss why the holidays are often a challenging period for lawyers, how to go about setting boundaries with family, where attorneys can turn to for additional help and much more!
About our guest:
The Kansas Lawyers Assistance Program (KALAP) was created by the Kansas Supreme Court to provide immediate and continuing assistance to any lawyer, law student, or bar applicant struggling with substance abuse, mental health, or other personal and professional issues that negatively affect their lives, careers, and law practice.
As the executive director, Danielle oversees the daily operations of KALAP, in addition to working directly with KALAP clients to provide resources and support in the areas of substance abuse, mental health, and law practice management. Danielle regularly teaches continuing legal education programs on many topics including lawyer well-being, ethics, law practice management, and technology use in the law practice.
About the show:
Many attorneys feel chronic stress, anxiety and pressure throughout their daily professional lives. If that sounds like you – it’s time to take a deep breath and join us at The Legal Mindset Corner – a podcast dedicated to tackling the unique challenges faced by lawyers in today’s fast-paced world. Join Rebecca Howlett and Cynthia Sharp, our attorney co-hosts as they explore a range of topics that impact lawyer well-being, including mindfulness, work-life integration, digital communication, resilience, healthy communication, and more. Whether you’re a seasoned lawyer or just starting out in your career, this podcast is a must-listen for anyone looking to reduce stress, anxiety, and burnout while enhancing their professional and personal life. So don’t wait any longer – tune in to the “The Legal Mindset Corner” today and take the first step towards a happier, healthier, and more fulfilling career in law.
Cynthia and Becky are also co-founders of The Legal Burnout Solution, an online community dedicated to lawyer wellness. Visit their website here!
The Legal Mindset Corner is a part of the Answering Legal podcast network. This podcast is produced and edited by Joe Galotti. You can reach Joe via email at [email protected].