Archive for ‘April, 2016’

Picture This ~ May 2016

CWBA Hosts Tea and CLE on Flexible Hours On March 11, the Colorado Women’s Bar Association (CWBA) hosted a leisurely yet productive tea and CLE program…

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Legal Affairs ~ May 2016

GOOD THINGS The Center for Legal Inclusiveness (CLI), Association of Corporate Counsel Colorado Chapter and the Pledge to Diversity Legal Group, in partnership with Kaplan Bar…

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Craig Hospital: Its Remarkable Treatment for People with Spinal Cord and Traumatic Brain Injury ~ By Eden Rolland

With The Docket’s focus this month on mental health, it seemed appropriate to highlight and applaud the great work happening right here in the Denver area…

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A Look at the Legal Profession from a Lawyer-Psychologist’s Perspective ~ By Scott Challinor

Typically, when contemplating ways to lower one’s blood pressure, attending law school is not at the top of the list. However, “typical” does not define the…

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Coming Home: Lessons Learned from an Iraq Deployment ~ By Karthik Venkatraj

I stepped off a chartered civilian aircraft in Kuwait City and was bussed to one of our large bases in Kuwait. When I got to the…

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Staying Professional ~ By Michael R. McCormick

1. Wait Until You Are Calm to Respond Has this ever happened to you? You are under stress and about to leave the office. Then you…

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Dealing with Difficult Personalities ~ By Sarah Myers

In the practice of law, there are many circumstances that increase the possibility we will encounter difficult personalities, particularly when the adversarial process is a prized…

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How the Body Rules, Helps and Heals the Brain ~ By Lindsey Hanahan

As a Certified Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analyst (CLMA) and a Registered Somatic Movement Therapist (RSMT), my training was based on the fundamental connection between body and mind.…

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Substance Abuse Rates Among Lawyers Even Higher Than Once Thought ~ By Keith Lewis

“It is a great advantage not to drink among hard drinking people.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald “Drink the first. Sip the second slowly. Skip the third.”…

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Reduced Hours Programs: A Talent Management and Wellness Strategy ~ By Judge (Ret.) Mary McClatchey

While reduced hours programs are widely viewed as an important talent management strategy for law firms, a new study underscores their role in supporting the overall…

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