Developing Resilience Techniques for the Working Lawyer

is pleased to offer an Original Seminar:

Developing Resilience Techniques for the Working Lawyer

Mary Jo Desprez- Director of UM’s Wolverine Wellness at University Health Services 
Ms. Desprez is a native of Ann Arbor.  She received her BA (1985) and MA (1987) from Michigan State University.  She has worked in the field of college health/wellness for 28+ years.

This multi-media interactive presentation will cover…

  • Our brains are wired for stress, and we are living in stressful times.
  • Personal well-being is multi-dimensional.
  • The connection between emotional intelligence and resilience.
  • The science behind a resilient brain.
  • Resilience is a skill and not a character trait.
  • Daily practice/exercises to increase resilience and prevent burn-out.

The comments and opinions presented in this seminar are for informational and educational purposes only.

RSVP below by Thursday, February 15, 2018 although walk-ins are welcome!  Feel free to bring your lunch!


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Cathy R. Bowerman

Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC
38777 Six Mile Road, Suite 300 Livonia, MI 48152
Phone: (734) 742-1800
Fax: (734) 521-2379
P Number: 26927

Cathy Bowerman is a Principal with Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC and represents clients in the defense of medical malpractice actions against hospitals and physicians, with an emphasis in emergency medicine. In addition, she has experience with medical staff and licensing issues. Cathy has lectured both locally and nationally on medical malpractice topics for the American College of Emergency Physicians and other medical/legal conferences and seminars.

Prior to joining Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC she served as in-house counsel for the University of Michigan Hospitals, was an associate attorney with Cozadd, Shangle, Smith & Andrews, P.C. and a Principal at Siemion-Huckabay, P.C.

Cathy carries Martindale-Hubbell’s “A-V” rating and has been named Michigan Super Lawyer in 2012. She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel (MDTC).

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