Tuesday, March 21
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
A CLE collaboration and presented by Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (LCL).
Live Zoom – this CLE is being offered remotely via Zoom Webinar but limited in-person seating is available at the Minnesota State Bar Assocation. To register to attend in-person, please indicate on registration AND contact email@example.com.
An introduction to the trauma-informed lawyering framework which will help legal professionals identify and acknowledge trauma and triggers in their lives. This session will increase our awareness of the impacts trauma has on the legal profession as a whole, and on each of us personally and professionally. Attendees will walk away with strategies for self-reflection, self-regulation, self-critique, and self-awareness which could improve their personal and professional relationships.
Myrna McCallum is a true change-maker, thought leader and leading champion of trauma-informed lawyering. She is the host of “The Trauma-Informed Lawyer” Podcast and she acts as a subject matter expert and consultant on trauma-informed policy, procedure, and process. Myrna also offers training courses on trauma-informed engagement for leaders, policy makers, police officers, lawyers and judges. She has also become a highly sought after public speaker.
Myrna has co-edited two publications: Criminal Law eBook Canadian Law, Indigenous Laws and Critical Perspectives published by CanLII (set for release on March 28, 2023) and Trauma-Informed Law: a Pathway to Healing and Resilience for Lawyers published by the American Bar Association (set for release in April 2023).
Myrna received the 2020 Federal Department of Justice Excellence in Legal Practice and Victim Support Award, the 2022 Canadian Bar Association BC Aboriginal Lawyer’s Forum Special Contributor Award and the 2022 Saskatchewan Ombudsman Game Changer Award. She lives in North Vancouver, B.C.
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