LMA has created this Well-Being Resource Center and a Well-Being Committee to support legal professionals in being resilient, healthy and whole. The information and tools in the center are for our members and all in the legal industry to access in order to help them and their teams feel supported, safe, engaged and healthy.
Mission Statement: The purpose of the Well-Being Committee is to support members of the legal marketing community by providing resources, education, and advocacy to promote positive mental health, cultivate resilience and create healthy work environments. The committee seeks to reduce mental health stigma, provide resources and training, as well as offer actionable recommendations to increase well-being and support the success of legal marketing professionals.
Introducing Well-Being Wednesdays
The Well-Being Committee (WBC) is excited to launch a new 2021 initiative, Well-Being Wednesdays, for LMA members. We know that consistency and planning ahead are ingredients for well-being success. On the last Wednesday of each month, you can expect an interactive and discussion-focused program addressing well-being issues that impact LMA members. All programs include input and collaboration from a different SIG, committee, or LMA initiative. We look forward to promoting positive mental health, cultivating resilience, and creating healthy work environments with you.
Previous 2021 Topics:
- February: Same Storm, Different Boats: Navigating a Sea of Stressors (collaboration with DEI SIG)
- March: Words Have Weight – How the Language We Use Can Impact Our and Other’s Well-Being
- April: Balancing Messaging and Mental Health: Social Media Management During Trying Times
External Resources by Topic:
Mental Health Resources by and for BIPOC
COVID-19 and Mental Health
Screening & Self Assessments
- Mental Health First Aid
- Are you a speaker focusing on mental health and well-being? If you are a consultant or speaker in this area, please add your information to the Speaker Database. Be sure to include "Well-Being" in your session title.
- Are you looking for speaker in the areas of mental health and well-being? If you are searching for a consultant or speaker please search the Speaker Database.
Wellness Survey and Report:
2020 Legal Marketing Mental Wellness Report
This year, LMA partnered with fSquared Marketing to conduct the survey to hear in-house legal marketers' perspectives as well as service providers' perspectives on stress and mental wellness in the legal industry. The results from both surveys forms the basis of the 2020 Legal Marketing Mental Wellness Report. Thank you for participation!
Download the 2020 Report
2019 Legal Marketing Mental Wellness Report
Workplace stress as experienced by lawyers has been well documented in recent years; long hours and cases that have real-world impacts, as well as a ‘perfectionist’ culture have led many lawyers to feel stressed and overwhelmed. But, what about the staff who form the foundation for law firms, such as legal marketers?
fSquared Marketing surveyed 200 legal marketers across several countries and firm sizes. The results point to legal marketers dealing with striking levels of stress and highlights that they don’t feel they have the resources or support to deal with stress effectively at work. fSquared Marketing compiled these findings into an in-depth report, which they share with law firms, universities, journalists, anyone and everyone with an interest in the legal profession.
Download the 2019 Report
This is a great forum to share stories and best practices, get advice from colleagues and discuss key topics regarding well-being and mental health.
Join the Discussion