Continuing Legal Education

Do You Manage Stress OR Does Stress Manage You? Rethinking Stress Management for the Lawyer and the Firm (11/14/14, 12/10/14, 12/11/14, 01/20/15, 01/21/15, 02/17/15 and 02/18/15)

Do You Manage Stress OR Does Stress Manage You?

Rethinking Stress Management for the Lawyer & the Firm

Fri., Nov. 14th • Wed., Dec. 10th • Thurs., Dec. 11th • Tue., Jan. 20th

Wed., Jan. 21st • Tue., Feb. 17th • Wed., Feb. 18th

Bar & Foundation Center (2850 Zebulon Ave.)


CLE Credit:     

1.5 Total Hours (1.0 Mental Health/Substance Abuse + 0.5 Ethics)



$110 Attorney Rate

$55 Paralegal Rate



Bar & Foundation Center

2850 Zebulon Avenue

Charlotte, NC 28208

***Please note the 11/14/14 session will be at the Catholic Diocese Building, 1123 S. Church St., 28203***

11/14/14, 12/11/14, 01/21/15 & 02/18/15

Registration: 8:45 am – 9 am

CLE Training: 9 am – 10:30 am


12/10/14, 01/20/15 & 02/17/15

Registration: 2:45 pm – 3 pm

CLE Training: 3 pm – 4:30 pm

Economic turmoil continues to take a physical and mental toll on our clients, our profession and on us as legal professionals. This training will discuss the effects of undue stress, highlight different methods for reducing your stress, and help you improve your focus and coping skills.  Together we will:

·         Discover what stress is and what experts and research tell us it can do to us

·         Learn ways to manage pressure and stress effectively and side-step procrastination tendencies often found in a law office

·         Explore techniques for reducing stress in the context of a hectic legal practice

·         Enhance our attention level and decision-making skills through simple exercise

Presenter is Shannon Carney, an attorney in N.C. and former Fortune 500 Lawyer.  She currently runs Wind River Cancer Wellness programs focusing on helping people deal with the emotional, mental, physical and spiritual stresses that often come with the diagnosis of a life-threatening illness.



Download Registration form here and return via:

Fax: 704/333-6209

Mail: 2850 Zebulon Avenue, Charlotte NC 28208



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