Bloomberg Law
Aug. 27, 2019, 4:42 PM

National Lawyer Well-Being Task Force Celebrates Gains

Jordan S. Rubin
Jordan S. Rubin

A report on lawyer wellness two years ago has prompted more than half of U.S. states to change the legal profession for the better, according to the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being, which sparked the endeavor.

Twenty-nine states have established working groups or task forces, and revised regulations related to continuing legal education (CLE) programming and to bar admissions, the group said in a recent press release.

They’ve also commissioned studies, hosted summits, and directed funds to enhance well-being and support services for lawyers, the release said.

“The Path to Lawyer Well-Being: Practical Recommendations for Positive Change” was issued ...

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