YLD Webinars

The Florida Bar YLD hosts free webinars on various topics of interest to young lawyers as a benefit to its members. These webinars are hosted live by distinguished speakers and are intended for a live viewing audience. Due to popular demand, certain webinars are archived and available here for download. Please note that there may be imperfections in the audio and/or video stream due to the live nature of the recordings. The YLD hopes, however, that you enjoy the free, substantive content that our Board of Governors has tirelessly worked to provide to you.

Upcoming Webinars

Practicing Law and Good Mental Health: You Can Have Both, Wednesday, May 1, 2019 12 pm ET, Dan Lukasik, Esq. Creator of lawyerswithdepression.com,DESCRIPTION The high stress loads young lawyers carry can sometimes lead to poor mental health including burnout, anxiety, or depression. What can you do to help yourself stay mentally healthy in the legal profession? Listen to Dan Lukasik, a lawyer and the creator of the website Lawyerswithdepression.com offer his tips and solutions on building resilience to handle chronic stress. Dan is a lawyer who has spoken around the U.S. to bar associations, law firms, law schools, judicial organizations, and at CLE programs. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, on CNN, and many other national and an international publications. CLE Approved for 1 General CLE Credit.
Free Webinar: Stress and Your Health: 5 Steps to Achieve Bodymind Fitness, Wednesday, May 8, 2019 12 pm ET, Keina Bryant Worrell Thoughtful Therapy Bodymind Practitioner, DESCRIPTION Are you putting in long hours at the office? Are student loans at the top of your financial stress list? Do you feel like your work always comes home with you? No time to even stop for a bathroom break? Join our webinar as we will discuss the effects of stress on physical and mental health and offer 5 simple steps that can promote a feeling of well-being in both body and mind. CLE Approved for 1 General CLE Credit
Free Webinar: Compassion Fatigue and Vacarious Trauma in the Lives of Lawyers, Wednesday, May 15, 2019 12 pm ET, Molly Paris, Esq. Florida Lawyers Assistance, Inc. Assistant Director, DESCRIPTION This seminar will provide attorneys with information about stress, mental health, substance abuse in their lives and in the profession as a whole. Particular attention will be given to issues related to compassion fatigue. Compassion fatigue is also known as vicarious trauma or secondary traumatic stress. Compassion fatigue is the effect of exposure to traumatic stories or events when working in some type of service or helping capacity, including the legal and judicial profession. This, combined with the stresses of everyday life, can have serious negative effects on our physical and emotional health. Many attorneys suffer from compassion fatigue yet may not know that is what is happening. Compassion fatigue is treatable. CLE Approved for 1 General CLE Credit.

Previous Webinars

CRC Training Video Webinars

Please Note: These CLE webinars are no longer available for CLE credit and are presented here for informational purposes only.

+ View CRC Training Video Webinars

Fourth and Fifth Amendment Update: Cell Phone, Computer and Email Searches and Seizures of Your Life – 2019

Achieving Mental Wellness Through Social Connections

Sleep Health

Meditation for Lawyers

Set Your Mind to Success: 10 Essential Ways of Thinking to Catapult Your Career & Well-Being

Why Emotional Intelligence is Key to Your Success in Business and in Life

10 Common “Thinking Errors” – Get Out of Your Head and on with Your Day

Stress, Mental Health & Chemical Dependency in the Legal Profession

Mindfulness & Lawyer Well-Being: Insights and Tips for Practice

Bankruptcy 101: Bankruptcy Basics for Non-Bankruptcy Practitioners

Personal Energy Management for Lawyers

Beyond Balance: Strategies for Professional & Personal Well-Being

Pathways to Leadership in the Community & Private Sector

Female Lawyers Can Talk, Too: Strategies for Getting into the Courtroom

Who Let the Wild Things Out!?!

Preserving Error in Trial…It has Great Appeal

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma & Maria: National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) – Overview & Claims Handling

Ethics, Originations & Marketing

Exiting Law Firms with Clients in Tow: Legal & Ethical Issues

2017 Government Symposium

4th & 5th Amendment Update: Cell Phone, Computer & Email Searches of Your Life

Guide to a Satisfying Law Practice Through Mindfulness & Meditation

Effective Telephone Negotiations: Before, During and After Mediation

Shared Parental Responsibility – The Path to Workplace Equity

Demystifying Administrative Law

The Pros of Pro Bono!

Legal Information Technology: Challenges and Opportunities for the Future

10 Tips to Help Attorneys Understand & Ethically Adapt to the Changing Legal Landscape

How Busy Lawyers Can Practice Mindfulness to Reduce Stress in Their Lives

How Lawyers Can Take Care of Their Mind and Body for Optimal Performance

How Does “Thinking Like a Lawyer” Affect Stress?