Shawn Healy is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and a member of the clinical staff at Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers in Boston, Massachusetts where he provides individual clinical consultations and groups to law students, lawyers, and judges.
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How do you deal with bullying behavior from opposing counsel without becoming a bully in return? Does the adversarial nature of law require aggressive behavior to be successful? There is a difference between being a zealous advocate for your client and being a bully.
In this program you will learn about how to identify; your reactions to aggressive opposing counsel, the potential goals of aggressive/bullying tactics, strategies within your direct control to increase your resilience to such tactics, and techniques for reinterpreting such tactics as to significantly decrease their effectiveness.
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Date / Time: June 15, 2023
Shawn Healy, PhD | Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers
Shawn Healy is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and a member of the clinical staff at Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers in Boston, Massachusetts where he provides individual clinical consultations and groups to law students, lawyers, and judges. He regularly presents and publishes on all manner of mental health topics germane to the legal community.
Dr. Healy is also the coauthor of the book The Full Weight of the Law: How Legal Professionals Can Recognize and Rebound from Depression (ABA Publication, 2017). He can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I. When work feels like battle | 2:00pm – 2:15pm
II. Mixed Martial Arts: Specific plan vs. general plan | 2:15pm – 2:30pm
III. Develop a General Strategy | 2:30pm – 2:45pm
IV. The burdens we cannot control | 2:45pm – 2:50pm
V. Take care of yourself | 2:50pm – 3:00pm
Break | 3:00pm – 3:10pm
VI. Be Prepared | 3:10pm – 3:20pm
VII. Key factors | 3:20pm – 3:30pm
VIII. Advice for Allies | 3:30pm – 3:40pm