Justine is featured in The Houston Lawyer Magazine Women in the Law Issue: “Innovative Community: Celebrating Local Women Attorneys and Their Impact as Changemakers”Read More
Justine Fanarof was a featured presenter in the City of Houston’s Department of Neighborhood’s A Month of Service (AMOS) virtual program
AMOS program partners include Neighborhood Recovery Community Development Corporation, Harris County Appraisal District, Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector’s Office, Houston Volunteer Lawyers, Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law Earl Carl Institute for Legal and Social Policy, Lone Star Legal Aid, and the Houston Bar Association.Read More
Taking the Stress Out of De-Stressing
This timely panel features experts in facilitating and prioritizing self-care techniques, including mindfulness, meditation and other wellness principles.
Learn to combat stressors exacerbated by the pandemic that many lawyers experience and that may uniquely impact women lawyers, including burnout, inability to focus, sleep deficiency, and managing the mental load. Panelists will take questions, if time permits.
Free Webinar for HBA Members
Monday, November 15
Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Accredited for 1 hour MCLE credit,
including 1 hour ethics credit
Resilience, Self-Care & The Mind: A Lawyer’s Practice Toolkit
Presented by Cascade Women Lawyers & Deschutes County Bar Association on Wednesday, May 26. In this 1-hr Mental Health CLE, Justine Fanarof JD, MPH, will resource us with:
- Maintaining mental health during the pandemic.
- Understanding and differentiating stress and stressors.
- Mindfulness and neuroscience research supporting well-being and steadiness.
- Practices to support ongoing exposure and responses to stress and uncertainty.
To register, send $10 to CWL President Kristin Scheel Downes via Venmo @KSDownes or mail to: 777 NW Wall Street, Suite 202, Bend, Oregon 97703.Click here to register
HBA Wellness Program – 2021: Grounded, Flexible & Intentional A Mindful Law™ Practice Workshop with Justine Fanarof, JD, MPH, E-500 RYT
What are some of the intentions you are setting for 2021? How can mindfulness practice support you in bringing in more groundedness, peace, and calm into your life, work, and relationships? In this fun, experiential practice workshop, we’ll explore gentle movement, breathwork, mindfulness, intention setting, and developing a useful personal practice to support you in 2021 and beyond. All are welcome, no meditation experience necessary.Click here to watch the recording
Thrive: Interconnectivity of Mind & Body Wellbeing
Presented to University of Houston Law Center on October 16, 2020. Justine discussed the importance of learning how to manage stress and maintain mental health amidst the global pandemic and online learning environment.Click here to watch the recording
The Role of Allies – A Multi-Generational Discussion on Allyship and Accountability
ALLYSHIP has been – and continues to be – an integral component of the fight against racial injustice. This panel provides an intimate conversation defining Allyship pursuant to each panelist’s respective life experiences and professional work spaces, and also generally discusses Allyship’s power, purpose and how it relates to positional privilege.Click here to download the flyer
The Houston Lawyer Presents a COVID-19 Roundtable Discussion
On May 26, 2020, The Houston Lawyer held a Roundtable Discussion via GoToMeeting to address issues the Houston legal community has faced relating to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as issues that we will continue to face in the coming year. Justine was pleased to be a part of this presentation.Click here to download the transcript
How Lawyer Distress Has Signaled the Need for Wellness Reform in Our Profession
Published in The Houston Lawyer magazine, May/June 2020 issue
Justine was honored to serve as consultant for this article, written by Mahsa Tajipour – a partner at Daw & Ray, LLP – and Anietie Akpan, who serves as in-house counsel for the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County.Click here to read the article