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“I Don’t Belong” - Imposter Syndrome in the Legal Profession

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Imposter syndrome, also called perceived fraudulence, involves feelings of self-doubt and personal incompetence that persist despite your education, experience, and accomplishments. While early studies focused on highly successful women, it is now clear that it can affect anyone in the legal profession – from law students to Big Law executives. 

Living in constant fear of discovery, you strive for perfection in everything you do. You might feel guilty or worthless when you can’t achieve it, not to mention burned out and overwhelmed by your continued efforts. The results can be devastating. 

Mr. Quinn will discuss: 

  • Imposter Syndrome: What Is It?
  • Impacts of Imposter Syndrome on Attorneys.
  • The Role of Gender and Racial Bias in Creating Imposter Syndrome.
  • Practical Guidance for Overcoming Imposter Syndrome.
  • How to Support Attorneys Battling Imposter Syndrome.
  • Potential Ethical Risks of Imposter Syndrome.
  • Personal Experience of Struggling with Imposter Syndrome.

Available in States

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas Self Study

Program Categories

  • Administrative Law & Regulations
  • Discrimination Law
  • Employee Benefits & Compensation
  • Federal Courts
  • Florida Eligible
  • Health Care Law
  • Pharmaceutical Law