Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Conference Virtual Sessions (Qualifies for 5.4 Ethics hours)


8:30 – 9:20 AM | Breakfast and Optional Friends of Bill W. Meeting  

9:20 – 9:30 AM | Welcome 
Speaker:  Lauren E. Tucker McCubbin
, Polsinelli, Kansas City

9:30 – 10:20 AM | Becoming a Lemon Lawyer 
Speaker: Krystal K. Weigl
, BiState Law, Chesterfield

10:20 – 10:30 AM | Break 

10:30 – 11:20 AM | Finding Yourself in the Practice of Law 
Speaker: Jennifer R. Hargis
, Rooney McBride & Smith, LLC, Springfield 

11:20 AM – 12:10 PM | The Ethics of Lawyer Well-Being: Mental Health, Ethics, and Professional Responsibility 
Speaker: Nadine C. Atkinson-Flowers
, Law Office of Nadine C. Atkinson-Flowers, Folcroft, PA 

12:10 – 12:40 PM | Luncheon and Awards Ceremony 
Sponsor: The Bar Plan
 

12:40 – 1:40 PM | Judges and Mental Health 
Speakers: Anne Chambers
, LCSW, Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program, Jefferson City; Hon. Becky J. W. Borthwick, 31st Judicial Circuit, Springfield; and Hon. Joseph P. Whyte, 22nd Judicial Circuit, St. Louis  

1:40 – 3:20 PM | All About Interventions 
Speakers: Gary K. Burger
, Burger Law, St. Louis; and Hugh F. O’Donnell, III, Attorney and Mediator, Kansas City 

3:20 – 3:30 PM | Break 

3:30 – 4:30 PM| Taking a Healthy Approach to the Stress of a Legal Practice – Lawyer Well-Being in Today’s World 
Speaker:  Brendan M. Cournane
, Law Office of Brendan M. Cournane, Chicago, IL 

4:30 PM | Adjourn