VIRTUAL MEETUP

Building a Balanced and Successful Legal Career: For Law Firm Partners

Learn how to build a balanced legal career in this Innovate Legal Online Meetup with law firm partners on May 20, 2021.

Learn how to be a be resilient and innovative leader in this workshop for law firm partners.

In this session we will discuss the unique challenges and obstacles that law firm partners face—and strategies to overcome them in order to be a more resilient and adaptable leader. The session will cover topics including: 

  • Managing employees and promoting employee wellbeing programs
  • Reducing implicit bias and promoting a values-driven culture at your firm
  • How practicing self compassion can revitalize you professionally and personally
  • How technology can give you more freedom—if you know how (and when) to turn it off

Workshop Overview:

  • Duration: 60 minutes, consisting of an interactive discussion and breakout room activities for law firm partners to network, discuss, and learn from one another 
  • Facilitated by Sam Rosenthal, Content Strategist at Clio, and Dr. Robert Goldman, Chief Psychologist and Co-CEO at TLC Virtual Resiliency
  • This session is part of our workshop series developed with TLC Virtual ResiliencyBuilding a Balanced and Successful Legal Career
  • Note: You must have the most updated version of Zoom to participate 
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Speakers

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Sam Rosenthal

Content Strategist

Clio

Sam Rosenthal is an experienced writer, creative strategist, and multimedia content creator. He produces Clio’s Matters and Daily Matters podcasts, tells Clio customers’ stories in video and in writing, and helps make the annual Clio Cloud Conference the best conference in legal. He is a member of Clio’s Diversity, Inclusion, Belonging, and Equity (DIBE) Council and is passionate about Clio’s mission to transform the legal experience for all.

Dr. Robert Goldman, JD, PsyD

Chief Psychologist and Co-CEO

TLC Virtual Resiliency

Dr. Robert Goldman is a licensed psychologist and attorney with over 18 years of experience in combining law and psychology. Upon beginning his law practice, Dr. Goldman was appointed to the Law Guardian Panel which inspired him to receive his Doctorate in School & Community Psychology from Hofstra University in order to help children.

Dr. Goldman worked as the Supervising Psychologist for the Suffolk County Probation Department and Suffolk County Mental Hygiene Services where he conducted court evaluations, and provided treatment. Dr. Goldman has also lectured nationally on topics ranging from Restorative Justice, Educational Law, Forensic Evaluations and the Treatment of Anxiety and Depression among teens and adults. Dr. Goldman is also an author and has been published in the Albany Law Review and the New York Law Journal.

Dr. Goldman is a member of the American Psychological Association, Suffolk County Criminal Bar Association and the Suffolk County Bar Association. He is also the co-chair of the Neuroscience and Law Committee, and an adjunct professor at Hofstra University and St. Joseph’s College teaching Restorative Justice and various Community Correction topics.

In the midst of COVID-19, Dr. Goldman created a virtual lawyers lounge that provided virtual support to help lawyers cope with their own challenges. This first virtual lawyers lounge led to the very beginning of TLC Virtual Resiliency.

Sponsor

    This workshop was developed in partnership with TLC Virtual Resiliency
    TLC Virtual Resiliency provides attorneys and support staff with a unique social support network and workshops designed to enhance resilience and coping, and reduce stress and burnout.