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VBA’s Lawyer Wellness Challenge Starts on Monday (March 6-15)

March 3, 2023
VBA’s Lawyer Wellness Challenge Starts on Monday (March 6-15)

Is Back and Starts This Monday (March 6th)!

Sign up now to build upon your wellness routine while enjoying some friendly competition with your friends and colleagues!

The Virginia Bar Association (VBA) is hosting their Fourth Annual Lawyer Wellness Challenge from March 6-15th, 2023. This is a friendly step competition amongst colleagues to promote healthy habits within the legal profession. While created for those in the legal profession, the challenge is open to ANYONE interested in improving his or her emotional, intellectual, occupational, physical, social, or spiritual wellness.

This event is free, and prizes will be given to winners. Please find the registration link below. For additional questions, please contact Hetal Challa at

To Register: Fourth Annual Lawyer Wellness Challenge – The Virginia Bar Association (


Join the Step Challenge!

Looking for some friendly competition? We’re hosting a step challenge through an app calld MoveSpring. You can connect your wearable device or smart phone to track your activity. Click here to download the MoveSpring app (our organization code is DNP9YRGEJP). Follow the steps to create your MoveSpring account & connect a device. You’ll

Financial Wellness and You

Tuesday, March 7
3 – 4 p.m.
Virtual – Zoom

Today, consumers are faced with the reality of managing higher living costs during a time when the average salary has not kept up with the rate of inflation.  Join your peers and learn from NeighborWorks America’s experts on various ways you can protect and improve your financial health.

How Wellness Protects Us and Elevates the Regulation of the Profession

Thursday, March 9
3 – 4:30 p.m.
Virtual – Zoom
MCLE Credits: 1.5 (1.5 Ethics) Approved

This FREE MCLE reviews the basic ethical duties of attorneys, the impact impairment may have on professional competence and compliance with the ethic responsibilities, symptoms of impairment, ways to prevent and intervene early when impairment is suspected, and how legal ethics, VJLAP, VLWI serve to elevate the profession through wellness. The presentation also reviews the impact of and consequences from impairment on practice when unaddressed.

A Busy Lawyer’s Lunchbox: Sustainable Tips for Meal Planning

Tuesday, March 14
3 – 4 p.m.
Virtual – Zoom

This 60-minute presentation by Owner of NOVA Sports Nutrition, Nikky Hindle, is designed to take the guesswork out for you! You’ll receive several different strategies to meal plan and/or meal prep consistently for busy attorneys who have very little time to put towards being in the kitchen.


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