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November 29, 2018

First Annual Law Student Wellness Summit Planned for February 2019

The Virginia Law Foundation and Lawyers Helping Lawyers will jointly host the First Annual Law Student Wellness Summit at the University of Virginia School of Law on February 5, 2019.

According to the 2016 Survey of Law Student Well-Being, law students have elevated risks for depression, substance abuse, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts compared to the general public.

This summit will include strategy discussions with Supreme Court of Virginia Chief Justice Donald W. Lemons, Justice William C. Mims, other members of the Court, the deans of all eight of Virginia’s law schools, members of the Virginia Board of Bar Examiners, and staff from the Virginia State Bar and the Virginia Bar Association.

More information on the summit may be found here.

Updated: Nov 29, 2018