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?