SCV Creates New Wellness Coordinator Position
The Supreme Court of Virginia has hired Margaret Hannapel Ogden as a Wellness Coordinator, a new position created in response to the findings of the SVC Committee on Lawyer Well-Being report. This development is part of an ongoing effort to promote mental health and address substance abuse within the legal profession. The Lawyers’ Wellness Initiative has administered funding to VJLAP since 2019, and offers resources and references for the continuing betterment of the health and well-being of Virginia judges, lawyers, law students, and their family members.
To contact Wellness Coordinator Margaret Ogden, or for more information regarding the Virginia Lawyers’ Wellness Initiative, visit the VA Courts website.