Corporate Counsel Business Journal Announces The Inaugural THRIVE Webcast Series

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A 12-Part Webcast Series Provides A Users Guide to Mental Strength.

Corporate Counsel Business Journal, published by Law Business Media, announces its inaugural webcast series, THRIVE: A Users Guide to Mental Strength, beginning on May 6, 2020, and will extend throughout the year.

THRIVE is a series of webcasts, live and on-demand, of original well-being and self-care programming with leaders who are compassionate about offering insights and resources. These webcasts are complimentary for any member of the legal community and allow for anonymous attendance as well as CLE accreditation.

“The THRIVE webcast series provides an essential toolkit for the legal community in these uncertain times,” said Kristin Calve, editor & publisher of CCBJ. “The Legal Community is the 7th largest in terms of mental health and substance abuse issues and THRIVE is designed to help individuals realize success in their professional and personal lives.”

The THRIVE Advisory Board members include Lita Abella, senior program analyst, Lawyer Assistance Program, The State Bar of California; Maureen Harms, associate general counsel and managing counsel, 3M; Lisa Smith, author and Certified Professional Recovery Coach; and Eileen Travis, LCSW, director, New York City Lawyer Assistance Program, The New York City Bar.

THRIVE’s initial webcast, “Leadership, Culture & Change: Establishing a Tone from the Top to Advance Mental Toughness and Resilience,” kicks off on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. EDT. Panelists include Lisa Cleary, co-chair and managing partner, Patterson Belknap; Russell Deyo, deputy secretary (acting) and undersecretary of management, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Michael Genovese, M.D., J.D., chief medical officer, Acadia Healthcare. Kristin Calve will moderate the panel.

Patterson Belknap is the supporting Partner on the webcast.

Registration for the May 6, 2020 THRIVE webcast can be found at:

Additional THRIVE topics under consideration include Understanding the Magnitude of Substance Abuse and/or Mental Health; PTS: Recovery of the Family; How Not to Derail Recovery; Client Collaboration; Caring for the Caregiver; Innovative Healthcare Offerings; Compassionate Risk Management; and Neuroscience and Brain Health.

For additional information about speaking, attending, or supporting the THRIVE webcast series, please contact Kimberly Fine, managing director – programs, CCBJ,

About Law Business Media
Law Business Media, publisher of Corporate Counsel Business Journal, is a leading provider of information and insight focused on the corporate legal ecosystem. Through an array of high-quality digital and print publications, live conferences, interactive colloquia, webcasts, bespoke roundtables, and other products and services, LBM continues to focus on understanding and meeting the information and analytics needs of chief legal officers, general counsel and senior legal executives, operations professionals at corporate law departments, corporate executives and board members, and the many elite law firms, technology companies, law companies, academics, consultants and other individuals and organizations whose mission is to help corporate counsel continuously improve the vital services they provide to their organizations.

About Corporate Counsel Business Journal
Corporate Counsel Business Journal was founded more than 25 years ago as Metropolitan Corporate Counsel by Al Driver, the esteemed longtime General Counsel of JC Penney. Al, with his wife Martha Driver, a senior finance executive with TIAA-CREF, developed, launched and operated MCC for 20 years following their retirements from their very successful corporate careers. Law Business Media acquired MCC in 2014 and rebranded as Corporate Counsel Business Journal in 2018.

About Kristin and Joe Calve
Kristin and Joe Calve are the co-founders of Law Business Media. Kristin, a serial entrepreneur with experience in startups, M&A, joint ventures and new product development, serves as publisher and editor of LBM’s flagship publication, Corporate Counsel Business Journal. A former publisher with ALM Media and business analyst with A&E Television Networks, she is the founder of Topstone Angels, a private investment group, and the former VP, Revenue, for LiftMetrix, a SaaS platform designed to enable brand marketers to maximize ROI across social media channels. (LiftMetrix was acquired by Hootsuite in 2017.) Kristin has an B.A. in English from Fordham University and an MBA in Finance & Marketing from Fordham Gabelli School of Business. Joe, a former practicing lawyer on Wall Street, has served as Chief Marketing & Business Development for four Am Law 50 law firms. Prior to that, he spent 15 years at ALM Media as an editor, publisher, director of business development and vice president. Joe, along with his J.D. from Western New England College School of Law, has a B.A. in English from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a master’s degree in Literature from New York University.

Kristin Calve
Editor & Publisher
Corporate Counsel Business Journal

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