Panel 1 – Overview of the problem at large, focusing on medical explanations and connections from substance and alcohol abuse to increased stress, depression, and suicide rates
Panel 2 – Data on extent of the problem in the profession and law schools
Panel 3 – How state bars are managing the problem (policing and treating). Which Task Force recommendations have they adopted?
Panel 4 – How judiciary is coping with the problem (policing and treating). Which Task Force recommendations have they adopted?
- Recommendations for Judges: National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being Report (2017)
- Helping Judges in Distress, Isaiah Zimmerman, Judicature Vol. 90, No. 1 (2006)
- Surviving Bench Stress, Family Court Review, Vol. 49 No. 3, July 2011 610–617, Alexis Resnick, Karen A. Myatt, and Priscilla V. Marotta
- Addressing the Problem of Courtroom Stress, Judicature; Sep/Oct 2007; 91, 2; ProQuest Criminal Justice, Monica Miller and David Flores (2007)
- Reducing Judicial Stress Through Reflective Practice, Court Review – Volume 54, Jennie Cole-Mossman, Elizabeth Crnkovich, Lawrence Gendler & Linda Gilkerson
- Internal Operating Procedure in the Event of Impairment of a Judge of this Court (2017)
- Taking Stock of the Wellness Initiative, Courting Good Health, The Ninth Circuit Wellness Committee Newsletter, Philip Pro (2006)
- History of The Ninth Circuit Wellness Committee (2016)
- A Wellness Guide for Judges of the Ninth Circuit Courts, Ninth Circuit Wellness Committee (2015)
- How the Tenth Circuit is Improving the Health and Performance of Federal Judges, Marcia Krieger, Michael Gendel & Timothy DeGiusti, Judicature Vol. 102, No. 1 (2018)
- Courting Good Health, The Ninth Circuit Wellness Committee Newsletter (2018)
- Vermont Commission on the Well-Being of the Legal Profession, State Action Plan (2018)
Panel 5 – How law firms and in-house departments are coping with the problem (policing and treating). Which Task Force recommendations have they adopted?
- Recommendations for Employers: National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being (2017)
- Lawyer Wellness Push Extends Beyond Law Firms, The Indiana Lawyer, Indiana Lawyer, Vol. 29, No. 24. Tim Baker (2019)
- What are Law Firms Doing to Address JLAP Issues, Indiana Lawyer, Vol. 28, No. 24, Tim Baker (2017)
- JLAP Saving Lives and Careers, 58 Res Gestae 7, Tim Baker (2015)
- What Does Treatment Look Like for Lawyers, Judges in Need, Indiana Lawyer, Vol. 27, No. 27, Tim Baker (2017)
- Well-Being Toolkit for Lawyers and Legal Employers, Created By Anne M. Brafford For Use By The American Bar Association (2018)
- Challenging the Status Quo, Working Group to Advance Well-Being in the Legal Profession, American Bar Association (2019)
- Patrick Krill ABA Well-Being Pledge (4-Minute Video)
- Reed Smith Wellness
Panel 6 – Existing treatment programs, including mindfulness, therapy
Panel 7 – Rehabilitation programs and alternative programs to help
Panel 8 – How should we manage the problem in the profession – are ABA recommendations effective, realistic, and sufficient? Should we prioritize the recommendations? How do we maximize getting the word out?