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Professional Development

Lawyer Resilience and Grit

Presented by Dr. Larry Richard

Note: This is not for CLE. Part of the free Career Development Series, a monthly webinar series featuring practical tips from legal career experts. Live webinars are free and open to the public. The recorded program and materials are exclusively for ABA members.


If you’re like many lawyers today, you may be experiencing greater stress, pressure and work dissatisfaction caused by unprecedented change, increasing uncertainty, greater competition, globalization, technology, and other factors. It’s unlikely that you’ll be able to escape these stressors any time soon, but you can change how your brain responds to them.

Watch this video to learn about the latest advances in the behavioral sciences—specifically how lawyers can build psychological resilience and “grit”. Dr. Larry Richard, an expert in the psychology of lawyers and the science of resilience, will introduce you to four key principles and skills that you’ll be able to put to use immediately.

Building strength.

Building strength.


Dr. Larry Richard, LawyerBrain LLC

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