February 07, 2023

Staying Motivated & Engaged in Your Law Practice

Resilience Training for Lawyers & Legal Professionals

Webinar

Overview

Please join us for this four-part series designed to help lawyers and legal professionals avoid burnout and increase resilience — improving individual well-being, decision-making and client service. The once-a-month sessions are designed to build skills over time. However, the series is structured so that you may attend sessions individually as well.

In the fourth part of the series, “Staying Motivated & Engaged in Your Law Practice,” Paula Davis will:

  • Discuss engagement basics and talk about the top three resources that build engagement per a new study
  • One key skill to develop that builds engagement is efficacy — the belief that you can overcome obstacles and succeed. Paula will discuss what this is and teach a three-part framework to develop it.
  • One of the foundational building blocks of resilience (and resilient teams) is creating an environment of motivation.
  • There are three core psychological needs everyone has in order to feel motivated at work (autonomy, belonging and competence — what Paula calls ABC Needs). We will talk about what lawyers and legal professionals can do to prioritize and build each of these needs. And we will discuss a great study showing how these needs are central to well-being and motivation in the legal profession.

Note that you need to register individually for each session. Please scroll down for this session's registration link.

If you cannot make one of the sessions, a recording will be available to watch for CLE credit for 30 days after each live program date. Email CLE@faegredrinker.com to request access.

All sessions are led by Paula Davis, JD, MAPP, a guest lecturer for the Wharton School Executive Education programs, and also a two-time recipient of the distinguished teaching award from the Medical College of Wisconsin. All registered participants will receive a copy of Paula’s book, Beating Burnout at Work: Why Teams Hold the Secret to Well-Being & Resilience, which was the #1 best-selling title in 2021 for her publisher, the Wharton School Press.

About Paula Davis

Paula Davis JD, MAPP, is founder and CEO of the Stress & Resilience Institute, which partners with organizations to help reduce burnout and build resilience at the team, leader and organizational levels. Paula earned her master’s degree in applied positive psychology from the University of Pennsylvania after practicing law for seven years. As part of her post-graduate training, Paula was selected to be part of the University of Pennsylvania faculty teaching and training resilience skills to soldiers for the Army’s Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program, one of only three lawyers in the world selected and trained to do so. The Penn team trained more than 40,000 soldiers and their family members in resilience skills. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, and O, The Oprah Magazine. Paula is also a contributor to Forbes, Fast Company and Psychology Today. To learn more about Paula and her work, please visit the Stress and Resilience Institute website

Questions? Please contact Courtney Wylie.

Note that you need to register individually for each session. Please scroll down for this session's registration link.

Continuing Education Credit

We plan to apply for ethics, professionalism and attorney wellness/mental health credit in CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, IA, IL, IN, MN, NJ, NY, PA, TX, VA and WA. We will apply for additional states upon request. No applications are yet submitted or pending. No credit is guaranteed until approvals are received.

If you cannot make one of the sessions, a recording will be available to watch for CLE credit for 30 days after each live program date. Email CLE@faegredrinker.com to request access. 

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