ABA To Mull Model 'Wellness' Policy For Struggling Attys

Law360 (April 26, 2018, 7:06 PM EDT) -- Policymakers at the American Bar Association are expected to consider a model law firm policy aimed at promoting lawyer well-being later this year, an ABA committee chair said Thursday.

Speaking at the group's spring malpractice conference in Washington, D.C., attorney Terry Harrell said she also hoped to present for a vote by the ABA's House of Delegates this summer a "pledge" statement that firms could adopt to demonstrate their commitment to the health of lawyers and the legal profession.

The ultimate goal of those and other related work at the ABA, Harrell said, is an "audacious" cultural change for a professional...

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