Daniel Lukasik

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A 1988 graduate of the University at Buffalo School of Law, Dan is the Judicial Wellness Coordinator for the New York State Office of Court Administration. In this capacity, he gives presentations to judges on mental health and wellness topics and consults one-on-one with judges facing mental health or substance abuse challenges.

The creator of the website, Dan’s work on mental health in the legal profession has been featured in The New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalThe National Law JournalThe Washington PostABA Journal, on CNN, and many other national and international publications. He has lectured around the country on the topics of stress, anxiety, and depression before judicial organizations, law firms, bar associations, CLE programs, and law schools including Harvard and Yale.

Dan is the Executive Producer of the original documentary, "A Terrible Melancholy: Depression in the Legal Profession," which has been viewed by legal industry professionals around the country. He is the recipient of the Public Service Merit Award from the New York State Bar Association, and The Distinguished Alumni Award for Public Service from his law school alma mater for his work in addressing mental health in the law.


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