Managing Remote Work from Home: Key Strategies and Support for the Lawyer-Parent (Archived Video Stream) 

Jun. 23, 2020

OBA Women Lawyers Forum PROGRAM | Original Program Date: June 23, 2020

The OBA is committed to serving the whole lawyer from their desk to their doorstep – including parents who balance a busy career with a busy home life. This balancing act has become even more difficult in the past number of months when day-to-day responsibilities increased dramatically for lawyer parents. Not only navigating a steep learning curve to move your practice to a remote environment while still continuing to balance your responsibilities as a lawyer, you suddenly also found yourself juggling between being your children's full-time teacher, your responsibilities around mealtimes and your household chores. If you have a partner, you may have had to shift your work hours to share the additional responsibilities amid your conflicting schedules. If you are a single parent, all of a sudden you became solely responsible for everything.

We are all doing the best we can in an unprecedented situation, but sometimes small adjustments can make the biggest difference in the world. Join lawyer, and professional coach, Deborah Mecklinger, while she helps us work through some of our daily challenges and provides key supports and strategies so we can all manage a successful home front. This session will be interactive, so please bring your questions and any challenges you are currently facing.

This session is brought to you by the OBA’s Parent and Caregiver Network, an initiative of the OBA’s Women Lawyers Forum aimed at bringing together lawyers from all practice areas, interests, locations, and experience to share wellness supports and bring practice management resources to lawyers who are parents of children of any age or have responsibility for the care of an elderly person, family or otherwise. The OBA Parent and Caregiver Network provides a community of lawyers who understand the challenges you're facing and helps you connect with one another for support and friendship.


Rachel Sachs, Sachs Law


Deborah L. Mecklinger, LL.B, M.S.W, A.T.C


Cost Registration is complimentary and exclusive to CBA Members Only.

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