Swept Under the Rug: An Important & Honest Discussion About Mental Health & Well-Being in the Legal Profession

Monday, March 09, 2020
5:30 PM8:00 PM
Moot Court Room, Gerber Glass Ground Floor, Elisabeth Haub School of Law
Swept Under

We are pleased to partner with Lachtman Cohen and the Westchester County Bar Association to provide the following program. 

*Note: Registration is required, but the program and dinner are free.*

Swept Under the Rug:

An Important an Honest Discussion About Mental Health and Well–Being in the Legal Profession.  Registration is Required.  Program is free and includes dinner.

March 9, 2020

5:30 p.m.

Moot Court Room, Gerber Glass Ground Floor

 Registration Link: click here 

Moderator:

Brian S. Cohen, Esq.

Partner, Lachtman Cohen P.C.

Panelists:

Dr. Peter Faustino, PsyD

President, Westchester County Psychological Association

Adrienne Gurman

Ambassador, Bring Change 2 Mind

Joseph Milowic III

Partner, Quinn Emanuel / Founder, Lawyers Depression Project 

Michael Orth

Commissioner, Westchester County Department of Community Mental Health

Hon. John C. Rowley

Founding Chairperson, NYSBA Judicial Wellness Committee

Daniel A. Seymour, Esq.

Chair, WCBA Lawyer Assistance Program

James Stanford, MBA, Managing Director, Fitzroy Health, Director, Dave Nee Foundation

(please note: Mr. Stanford James will speak about support for law students. The Dave Nee Foundation was founded in 2006 following the suicide of David Nee, then a third-year law student studying for the Bar exam at Fordham University. The foundation honors Dave’s memory by combating the social stigma associated with depression and by seeking to prevent the loss of life through suicide, especially among law students and attorneys. The foundation has an innovative and unique program, Uncommon Counsel, which fights depression and works to prevent suicide among law students. Uncommon Counsel educates law students about depression, its prevalence in the legal profession, and the availability and effectiveness of treatment.) 

Hon. Susan M. Sullivan-Bisceglia

Chair, NYS Magistrates Association - Judicial Wellness Committee

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