Minds Over Matters: An Examination of Mental Health in the Legal Profession
Law.com has embarked on a yearlong investigation into mental health across every sector of the legal profession. Over the course of 12 months, we will aim to shine a light on mental health, addiction, stress and well-being; destigmatize the issue; and identify methods to effectuate change.
Kirkland Hires Lawyer Turned Therapist to Lead New Wellness Effort
The firm on Wednesday named Robin Belleau its first firmwide director of well-being. "People come to us when they’re in need, so it’s very difficult for a lawyer then to say, 'I actually need help,'" she said.
A growing number of large law firms have rolled out initiatives aimed at improving mental health and wellness. When it comes to firms that have hired or redirected a full-time staff member to lead the effort, the list gets shorter.
One deterrent is likely the burden of another hefty salary for a non-fee earner. But if any firm can shoulder the expense, it’s Kirkland & Ellis, which announced Wednesday that it is hiring attorney and licensed clinical professional counselor Robin Belleau to oversee a new wellness program.
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