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2023 What Beethoven’s Fifth teaches about lawyer mental health

Total Credits: 1.0 MCLE, 1.0 Ethics, 1.0 Kansas Credit, 1.0 Kansas Ethics

Practice Area:
Ethics |  Lawyer Well-being
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You know those first four notes. We all know them. That’s why Beethoven’s 5th is known as the world’s most famous symphony. But if you listen beyond those first four notes, you’ll go on a trip of anxiety, tension, and frustration. And the trip will also take you toward determination, acceptance, redemption, and triumph. It’s a journey of mental health that has major lessons for lawyers.

Join the CLE Performer, Stuart Teicher, Esq, as he shows how this masterful piece of music can help lawyers learn about mental health issues in the practice, such as:
•    Anxiety in the practice of law.
•    Lawyers, burnout, and being past the breaking point.
•    The need for lawyers to address anger management. 
•    The unique issue in the practice of law: compassion fatigue.

Speaker: Stuart Teicher, The CLE Performer


MAR 19 | Cherlyn Crosby-Herberts, Cherlyn Crosby-Herberts, Esq., Cottleville

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The CLE Performer

Stuart I. Teicher, Esq. is a professional legal educator who focuses on ethics law and writing instruction. A practicing attorney for over two decades, Stuart’s career is now dedicated to helping fellow attorneys survive the practice of law and thrive in the profession. Mr. Teicher teaches seminars, provides in-house training to law firms and legal departments, provides CLE instruction at law firm client events, and also gives keynote speeches at conventions and association meetings.

Stuart helps attorneys get better at what they do (and enjoy the process) through his entertaining and educational CLE Performances. He speaks, teaches, and writes—Thomson Reuters published his book entitled, Navigating the Legal Ethics of Social Media and Technology.

Mr. Teicher is a Supreme Court appointee to the New Jersey District Ethics Committee where he investigates and prosecutes grievances filed against attorneys. Mr. Teicher is an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown Law where he teaches Professional Responsibility, and he is an adjunct professor at Rutgers University in New Brunswick where he teaches undergraduate writing courses.

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