Lawyer Well-Being Week is an initiative from the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-being that promotes the health and wellness of lawyers and their support teams. All week long, the TBA will be bringing you content, activities and resources to encourage the physical, occupational and emotional well-being of our attorneys.

1-Click Wellness Package

In honor of Lawyer Well-Being Week, TBA CLE has created a 1-Click package of some of our health and wellness favorites with topics including:

  • Mindfulness
  • Work Life Balance
  • Ethics of Healthy Lawyering
  • Taking Care of You While Taking Care of Business 

Get registered now!


TBA HealthyBar Podcast

Head over to the Tennessee Bar Association Podcast Network's show, HealthyBar, a podcast focused on attorney well-being. Listen to past episodes and don't miss an all new 2-part series for Lawyer Well-Being Week!

Episode 4, Part One: Path to Lawyer Well-Being
In this special 2-part series, immediate past Chair of the TBA's Attorney Well-Being Committee, Mary Griffin, will speak with the current chair of the committee, Julie Sandine, and Lindsey O'Connell, a licensed mental health clinician with the Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program (TLAP). The trio will discuss the path to lawyer well-being, wellness challenges and building resilience. Part Two coming soon!

Episode 3: Sleep

Episode 2: Yoga

Episode 1: Mindfulness


Thursday Roundtable: The Personal Balance for Well-Being

Join Judge Steve Hornsby, Sam Wantland and Lisa Cole for the Personal Balance for Well-Being Roundtable on Thursday, May 7. The discussion will explore the resources for fiscal, physical and mental well-being and their applicability to lawyers during the pandemic. Topics will include stressors specific to lawyers, how your "new normal" work life may unknowingly impact your well-being and more. The roundtable is limited to the first 100 registrants, so get registered now! If you have a question related to this topic, please submit the question here


Friday Virtual Yoga Session with NuPower Yoga + Barre

Join the TBA and NuPower Yoga + Barre on Friday, May 8 from 4-4:30 p.m. CDT for a virtual yoga experience from the comfort of your own home! Mandy Herring, RYS 200 will guide you through your daily practice, beyond the practice of law. Whether is your first time or your 100th, we invite you to relax, unwind and take a few minutes for yourself. RSVP now!


Other Resources

TLAP: http://www.tlap.org/

American Bar Association: The ABA Law Practice Division is hosting a series of one-hour webinars focusing on mental and emotional health for ABA members this week. The webinars, being offered each day at 1 p.m. EDT, will address how lawyers can better take care of themselves.

Clio: Read this white paper on Lawyer Wellness and Mental Health: Changing the Conversation or download as a pdf.

Mindfulness in Law Society: https://mindfulnessinlawsociety.com/

Mindful Evenings - MILS members are invited to attend three Mindful Chats this week. Sessions will be live at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday on the society's private Facebook group. Register here

National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being: https://lawyerwellbeing.net/

Download The Path to Lawyer Well-Being Report from the task force

Wellness Resources in a Pandemic: TBA's curated list of wellness resources for difficult times