First Republic Bank 111 Pine Street, 3rd Floor (Conference Room 3D) San Francisco, CA 94111
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
In this talk, Richard Carlton will address the aspects of legal practice that often make for a stressful experience and are known to contribute to high rates of anxiety, depression and substance abuse in the legal profession. He will describe the evidence that suggests that there are characteristics common among legal professionals that also contribute to such high rates of these competence-sapping problems, and discuss some of the strategies for coping successfully with these challenges. Armed with this information and the tools presented, you will be better equipped to manage stress in your life and work.