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Health and wellbeing in the legal profession

A special alumni professional development event.

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If this particular educational activity is relevant to your immediate or long term needs in relation to your professional development and practice of the law, then you should claim one unit for each hour of attendance, refreshment breaks not included.

Deakin Law School is pleased to invite you to hear from the Honourable Associate Justice Mary-Jane Ierodiaconou of the Supreme Court of Victoria, who will be speaking on health and wellbeing in the legal profession, followed by a Q&A session.

This is a great opportunity to hear insightful knowledge, as well a chance to network with Deakin Law School staff and fellow alumni.

Speaker biography

The Hon. Associate Justice Ierodiaconou is an Associate Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria. Before her appointment to the Court in May 2015, Associate Justice Ierodiaconou was a founder and Managing Partner of a leading employment law firm.

Associate Justice Ierodiaconou has been a member of the Law Institute of Victoria Council, where she dedicated her maiden speech after election to the importance of flexibility and mental health in the legal profession. She was also a member of the Law Institute of Victoria Steering Committee for Mental Health in the Legal Profession, where she participated in policy and practical initiatives to improve wellbeing in the legal profession.

Associate Justice Ierodiaconou has published extensively on mental health including articles to do with disclosure, unlawful discrimination and the importance of raising awareness of mental health issues.