Attorney Well Being Committee

This Committee works to enhance the understanding of issues associated with attorney well being through education and other awareness activities. The Committee also explores programs, accumulates data and provides analysis to enhance attorney well being.

Chair
Tennessee Dept of Treasury
502 Deadrick St FL13 l Andrew Jackson Bldg
Nashville, TN 37243
(615)741-7902
Immediate Past Chair
STR, Inc.
735 East Main Street
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615)824-8664

Applications Due Friday for 3rd Mentoring Class

Applications for the TBA’s third mentoring class are being accepted through this Friday. The program will begin in February and run through December. Those interested in participating can learn more on the TBA’s mentoring website or by contacting Christy Gibson at (615) 383-7421. In related news, the first TBA Mentoring class wraps up its year this week while the second class will continue through early summer.

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When Your Holiday Is a Nightmare

Although the holidays are a season of joy and celebration, they are also packed with stress and can bring on lots of anxiety. Family and financial difficulties can lead to increased alcohol consumption and/or depression that affects so many people — and in particular, lawyers — during the holidays. In his December column, TBA President Jonathan Steen gives hope and suggestions for help to anyone whose holidays are not picture-perfect, reminding readers about the life-saving services the Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program (TLAP) offers -- free, confidential consultation, referral, intervention and crisis counseling for lawyers, judges, bar applicants and law students who are struggling with substance abuse, stress or depression.

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