MPA March Family Law Sectional

  • March 15, 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Remote Attendance via Zoom


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Topic: The Busyness Trap: How to Reduce Overload and Create Space for Things that Matter

The emphasis on long work hours and "presenteeism" continue to prevail in the legal industry. Being busy tends to be equated with success, productivity and commitment. But when you're in the busyness trap, you are less able to do high-quality work, think creatively, and solve problems with the greatest impact and least resistance. In this presentation, you will learn effective ways to: Cultivate productive habits by focusing on your top priorities, limiting your to-dos, keeping a startup and shutdown routine, and matching your tasks to your energy cycles; Tackle the problem of facetime cultures and 24/7 accessibility by setting realistic expectations and healthy boundaries; Collaborate and communicate in moderation without having emails, phone calls, meetings and interruptions take over your day; and Take restful breaks and regain lost momentum on important projects.

Speaker: Dyan Williams

Dyan Williams practices U.S. immigration law and legal ethics at Dyan Williams Law PLLC. She is also a productivity coach for lawyers, consultants and other overwhelmed professionals. She is the host of a productivity podcast and author of the book, The Incrementalist. She runs a blog on work-life integration at and two separate blogs on U.S. immigration and legal ethics at

Remote attendance only.

  • Member Cost: Free
  • Non-Member Cost: $15

CLE credit has been applied for this session.

Please RSVP by March 14, 2022.

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