Mark Yacano, Managing Director, Major, Lindsey & Africa to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Webcast

Top Quote The Knowledge Group has announced today that Mark Yacano, Managing Director, Major, Lindsey & Africa will speak at its webcast entitled: “How to Deal with Mental Health and Substance Use Issues: Practical Tips and Strategies Lawyers Need to Consider.” This event is scheduled on Wednesday, September 02, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET). End Quote
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    About Mark Yacano
    Mark Yacano is the co-host of “Erasing the Stigma, Conversations About Mental Health in the Legal Profession” podcast. He cares deeply about the well-being of attorneys and staff in the legal profession and is passionate about addressing that systemic mental health issues that put the profession at risk.

    Mark’s legal career spans more than thirty years. In private practice he was an accomplished product liability lawyer and a nationally prominent expert in eDiscovery. Also, Mark co-managed a national litigation firm and guided it through a strategic merger. Today, he consults with in-house legal departments, helping them work smarter and better.

    About Major, Lindsey & Africa
    Major, Lindsey & Africa, is the largest dedicated legal recruiting firm in the world. For more than 35 years, the world’s leading law firms, lawyers and corporations have chosen Major, Lindsey & Africa to help them navigate the legal landscape. The firm’s overarching goal is to help lawyers chart the most rewarding careers and provide law firms and corporations with access to the top legal talent. The founders built a company dedicated to cultivating excellence and diversity in the legal profession. Major, Lindsey & Africa has offices in more than 25 major markets across the United States, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific. This unique global footprint gives the firm the ability to deliver superior results to candidates and clients all over the world.

    Major, Lindsey & Africa’s Transform Advisory Services helps legal departments improve the performance of their people and the strength of their systems and processes to excel at the business of law. A deeply experienced team of consultants work with clients to design bespoke Talent Development, Organizational Design, and Legal Operations services to companies in all phases of development. For a full view of Major, Lindsey & Africa’s services visit us at

    Event Synopsis:
    Mental well-being is crucial in the legal profession. However, a recently conducted study showed that a huge number of lawyers suffer from depression, anxiety disorder, and problematic drinking. Mental health and substance use issues also occur at a higher rate in the legal industry which is commonly linked to chronic stress and burnout brought by heavy workloads, client issues, and toxic working environment. These issues emphasize the importance of having a safe space and a conducive working environment for legal professionals as well as the need for proper legal and clinical interventions.

    Join a panel of key thought leaders and distinguished professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they provide an in-depth discussion of mental health and substance use issues among lawyers. Speakers will also offer practical tips and strategies to maintain mental well-being in the legal industry.

    Key issues include:
    • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Among Lawyers – Trends and Statistics
    • Identifying Root Causes
    • Legal and Medical Interventions
    • Preventive Measures and Protocols for Attorneys with Mental Diagnosis
    • Creating a Safe Work Environment for Legal Professionals

    About The Knowledge Group
    The Knowledge Group is a leading provider of Continuing Legal Education, CLE, for lawyers, Continuing Professional Education, CPE, for accountants and a variety of other types of continuing education for other professions. Our mission is to deliver quality continuing education programs utilizing industry trends and the latest technology to communicate regulatory shifts and contributions made to different fields. Our insightful and engaging webcasts are brought to you by leading influencers to offer a multitude of perspectives and outlooks.

    In bringing together thought leaders, regulators, and subject matter experts from around the world, The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education. The experts we engage with analyze the latest trends, insights, and developments in their industries to bring forth content you can’t get anywhere else.

    We can be reached via our website, over the phone at (646) 844-0200 or email us at info ( @ ) theknowledgegroup dot org. We look forward to having you learn with The Knowledge Group.

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