The ADR Section’s health and wellness CLE series was presented live in October 2020. Each session is available for purchase through The Florida Bar InReach online catalog as on-demand seminars and podcasts. Click on each course number to purchase.
MINDFULNESS, SOCIAL CONNECTION AND WELL-BEING: RESOLVING INNER DISPUTES AND REACHING RESOLUTION (Course 4166 originally presented Oct. 5, 2020)
Presented by University of Miami School of Law Dean of Students Janet Stearns, Joshua Rooks, PhD., Gilbert Squires, Esq., and Professor Scott Rogers, University of Miami School of Law Director of Programs and Training and of the Mindfulness in Law Program.
We live at a time of great disruption and social isolation, physically, emotionally, and economically. This session explores insights associated with the effect of isolation and feelings of disconnection—whether occasioned by COVID-19 or aspect of the practice of law—and offers various practical approaches to wellbeing and healing. 1.0 General, 1.0 Mental Illness CLE credit. ADR Section members $50; non-section members $85.
BALANCING WELLNESS AND EVER PRESENT DEMANDS OF TECHNOLOGY (Course 4167 originally presented Oct. 8, 2020)
Presented by Ilenia Sanchez-Bryson, Legal Services of Greater Miami.
An overview of the need to balance wellness with the demand to be “connected,” especially considering the impact of working from home during the pandemic. The course covers best practices for setting technological boundaries and leveraging technology tools to support balance and wellness. 1.0 General, 1.0 Mental Illness, 1.0 Technology CLE credit. ADR Section members $50; non-section members $85.
CHANGING THE PARADIGM: RECONCILING OUR CONFLICTS (Course 4168 originally presented on Oct. 13, 2020)
Presented by Deborah Corbishley, Esq., Kenny Nachwalter, P.A. and University of Miami School of Law Professor and mediator Janet Seitlin.
An online discussion examining the conflicts between the left-brained realities of the legal system and the right-brained nature of human beings; how this conflict affects us, and how we can reconcile the two. 12 – 1:40 PM. 2.0 General, 2.0 Mental Illness CLE credit. ADR Section members $100; non-section members $135.
ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS WHEN USING ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION TO BRIDGE THE JUSTICE GAP (Course 4169 originally presented on Oct. 21, 2020)
Presented by Jayme Cassidy – Legal Services of Greater Miami.
This program addresses practical and ethical issues that often arise when mediating a case with an indigent party and strategies for successfully handling them. Learn more about the impact that alternative dispute resolution can have on cases involving indigent clients and opportunities for pro bono mediation. 1.0 General CLE credit, all of which may be applied toward Ethics. ADR Section members $50; non-section members $85.
NAVIGATING LAWYERING AND LIFE: A ROADMAP (Course 4170, a recorded webinar that originally aired on Oct. 26, 2020)
Presented by Bruce Blitman, Esq., Business and Professional Development Coach Paula Black, Maia Aron, Esq., Mark Migdal & Hayden, and Karen Lapekas, Esq., Lapekas Law.
Yes, it is possible to be happy; have a thriving practice and the personal life you really want. Paula Black, the author of the new book “A Lawyer’s Guide to Creating a Life, Not Just a Living,” shares what it takes and you will hear from two of the lawyers in her book: Karen Lapekas and Maia Aron share their personal stories of how their approach of mindfulness helped them achieve a life of their own making; a life they wanted and their courageous journey to make it happen, all the while taking care of themselves. You will learn the secrets that will lead you down the path to professional and personal fulfillment. You will learn how their approach of mindfulness helped them achieved a life of their own making; a life they wanted and they found the courage to make it happen. 2.0 General CLE credits, 0.5 of which may be applied toward Ethics; 1.0 Mental Illness Awareness credit. ADR Section members $100; non-section members $135.
HAPPINESS FOR LAWYERS GUARANTEED … OR YOUR MISERY BACK (Course 4171 originally presented on Oct. 29, 2020)
Presented by Arielle Capuano, Esq., Levinson & Capuano, LLC, and Mark Eiglarsh, Esq.
An examination as to how to decrease stress and increase success as an attorney/neutral, including an analysis as to why attorneys are unhappy and how that manifests into various problems, as well as a discussion of some solutions and various exercises and practical tools the attorney/neutral can utilize in combating stress and increasing happiness and success. 1.0 General, 1.0 Mental Illness Awareness CLE credit. ADR Section members $50; non-section members $85.