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April 19, 2024

Trauma-Informed Lawyering: Compassionate Approaches for Client Support

This comprehensive webinar delves deep into the intricate neurobiology of trauma, providing attendees with a nuanced understanding of its far-reaching impacts. Participants will gain valuable insights into how trauma can affect clients in legal settings, equipping them with the knowledge to navigate such cases with empathy and expertise. Moreover, this session offers concrete trauma-responsive approaches that attendees can apply when supporting clients with trauma histories, ensuring a more compassionate and effective legal practice.

Please note: this program was available live only. The recording will not be made available. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

The content of this program does not meet requirements for continuing legal education (CLE) accreditation. You will not receive CLE credit for watching.


  • Robin R. Runge – Chair, ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice; Distinguished Professorial Lecturer in Law, The George Washington University Law School; Consultant


Joint Sponsor: NVRDC


Webinar Questions & Answers

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Understanding Trauma and PTSD | Mental Health America

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NVRDC's National Trauma Education Project

The Neuroscience of Trust | Harvard Business Review

Trauma-Informed Approaches - Frequently Circulated Articles

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