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Wendy Cheung joins the British Columbia Branch of the Canadian Bar Association's Mental Wellness Task Force

December 18, 2023 by Wendy Cheung

Congratulations to Wendy Cheung on her appointment to the CBABC's Mental Wellness Task Force. It's an exciting development, and we're eager to share the depth and impact of this initiative.

Task Force Objectives:

  1. In-Depth Wellness Framework Analysis: We're diving deep into various wellness frameworks, ensuring our approach is both innovative and effective.
  2. Building Upon CBABC's Foundations: We’re not just observing but actively building on the solid work done by the CBABC, aiming to amplify and extend their initiatives.
  3. Expanding Resource Networks: By exploring resources from diverse professional groups, we're broadening our perspective and enriching our strategies.
  4. Program Development and Enhancement: We're committed to enhancing our existing programs and introducing new, impactful ones tailored to the unique needs of legal professionals.
  5. Focused Advocacy: Our advocacy efforts are targeted and strategic, aiming to bring about tangible changes in workplace and legal system practices.
  6. Strategic Recommendations: We're preparing comprehensive recommendations for our Board, focusing on areas where our impact can be most profound.

As part of Wendy’s involvement her responsibilities include:

  • Advocacy for Members' Wellbeing: Championing initiatives that support the mental health and wellbeing of legal professionals.
  • Interpreting Study Recommendations: Analyzing and implementing findings from the National Lawyer Wellness Study to address prevalent mental health issues.
  • Resource Development and Enhancement: Identifying current resources, assessing their effectiveness, and recommending enhancements.
  • Program Development: Proposing new programs focused on improving mental wellness in the legal community.
  • Leading Policy and Advocacy Initiatives: Driving policy changes and advocacy efforts for better mental health support within the legal profession.

Wendy's desire to foster a healthier, more supportive environment for legal professionals is a perfect example of her community focused approach. At FH&P, we're proud to support her and the Task Force in being the difference they want to see highlighted in our industry.


About The Associate: Wendy Cheung at FH&P Lawyers LLP brings a refreshing perspective to the legal industry with her broad business acumen and a keen focus on alternative dispute resolution. Her approach to law is innovative, emphasizing the importance of mental well-being not just for her clients but also as a catalyst for industry-wide improvement. With experience from data consulting to securities trading, Wendy understands the stresses of the business world and is dedicated to fostering a more supportive legal environment. If you're looking for guidance with a personal touch and a commitment to community well-being, Wendy is ready to help. For her contact details please see her professional profile on our site in the link below:

Kelowna Lawyers | Kelowna Law Firm | FH&P Lawyers | Wendy Cheung (fhplawyers.com)