Colorado Supreme Court
Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel
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Colorado Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being
The Colorado Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being will use its members’ leadership and commitment to service to develop concrete actions to help judges, lawyers, and law students thrive in the profession. The Task Force first convened September 12, 2018, and will continue to meet through the spring of 2020.
Next meeting: TBA, Conference Room 1D, Ralph Carr Building, 1300 Broadway, Denver.
Minutes and Materials: Minutes and materials will be posted as they become available.
To read the report of the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being, released in August 2017, click here.
To learn more about the Colorado Lawyer Assistance Program, click here.
To learn more about the Colorado Attorney Mentoring Program, click here.
To review the Well-Being Toolkit for Lawyers and Legal Employers created for the American Bar Association, click here.
To read the Virginia State Bar President’s Special Committee on Lawyer Well-Being’s May 2019 report, “The Occupational Risks of the Practice of Law,” click here.
To review the reports from well-being task forces in three other jurisdictions, click on the titles here:
To read about the billable hour’s potential impact on well-being, click here to read Roy Strom’s article, “Seeing Lawyers in Crisis, Some Blame the Billable Hour,” published May 19, 2019, on Law.com.
Additional articles concerning lawyer well-being from THE BENCHER, published by the American Inns of Court: