Driving Cultural Change: Well-Being in the Legal Field

Driving Cultural Change: Well-Being in the Legal Field

By Traci Cipriano, Julie Holton, Michelle Hutchison, LMSW, CTP-E, SSW, CMHP, Cynthia Voth
July 28, 2023 | 24-minute episode
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LMA Podcast · Driving Cultural Change: Well-Being in the Legal Field

Episode: 107

Series: Strategies LIVE!

Episode Description:
Legal professionals of all skill sets navigate a notoriously high-pressure environment. The industry is stressful, often demanding and historically, not always conducive to well-being. But is this the inevitable status quo, or can we do better? In this episode of Strategies LIVE!, hear from industry experts on how individuals and firms can advocate for improved mental health practices.


  • Traci Cipriano, Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale Department of Psychiatry
  • Julie Holton, Principal Strategist and Owner, mConnexions (Host)
  • Michelle Hutchison, LMSW, CTP-E, SSW, CMHP, Founder and CEO, Resilient Minds Consulting
  • Cynthia Voth, Chief Client Officer, Miller Nash LLP

​Series Description:

The LMA Strategies LIVE! podcast series examines subject matters and issues affecting legal marketers and the work that we do. This podcast series expands on Strategies & Voices content and elevates expert insights advancing legal marketing.

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Traci Cipriano
Yale, Department of Psychiatry

Traci Cipriano, a former practicing attorney, is now a psychologist and is the author of "The Thriving Lawyer,” (out July 2023).

Julie Holton

Julie Holton is the principal strategist and owner of mConnexions, a full-service marketing and communications agency. She also is the host and executive producer of Expert Connexions, a TV show that airs on WLAJ ABC 53 in Lansing, Michigan. Holton has extensive marketing, media and communications experience, and she spent more than 10 years working in top television newsrooms across the country as a three-time Emmy award-winning producer and executive producer. Holton currently hosts two podcasts, is a featured author in numerous blogs and publications, is regularly invited to speak and consult with organizations across the country, and is a member of LMA's Strategies Editorial Committee.

Michelle Hutchison, LMSW, CTP-E, SSW, CMHP
Resilient Minds Consulting

Michelle Hutchison is the founder and CEO of Resilient Minds Consulting. She is a licensed child and family therapist specializing in mental health and trauma. For the past 20 years Hutchison has worked in the mental health field providing clinical services to individuals, families and communities. Hutchinson's training and work experience have positioned her to provide cultural shift consulting as well as resilience and social emotional learning consultation services within business, community and public education systems at all levels of engagement. She enjoys training and speaking on trauma, resilience and neuropsychology.

Cynthia Voth
Miller Nash LLP

Cynthia Voth is chief client officer at Miller Nash — a 160-attorney firm based in the Northwest. She is an experienced legal marketer, law firm leader and administrator with a passion for collaborating with and coaching attorneys on business development and delivering excellent client service. Voth served as president of the International Board of Directors in 2019, founding LMA’s Well-Being Committee and currently serves as West Region president.