Raitinger named to Missouri Bar’s inaugural special committee dedicated to attorney mental health, well-being
Graves Garrett is pleased to announce attorney Callie Pippin Raitinger has been named to the new Lawyers Living Well special committee of The Missouri Bar. She will lead a 10-member group of judges and lawyers taking a deep dive into policy-based strategies for improving and promoting the well-being of Missouri Bar members.
The Lawyers Living Well special committee will make recommendations to the Board of Governors based on focused work in three primary areas:
- Stigma — Identify attitudes, perceptions, or other factors that produce stigma or other barriers to well-being for members of The Missouri Bar and recommend measures to reduce or eliminate stigma and other barriers.
- Education — Identify effective methods to educate members of The Missouri Bar and those with whom they interact about well-being, including information and resources available to improve or promote well-being.
- Policy — Identify policy-based strategies to improve and promote the well-being of members of The Missouri Bar.
Raitinger will lead a subcommittee focused on policy initiatives. All recommended projects, programs, and other efforts to address issues and factors will aim to improve or promote the overall well-being of members of The Missouri Bar.
“I am honored to take on this role within The Missouri Bar,” Raitinger said. “Mental health and overall well-being is one of the most important yet often overlooked areas in the legal profession. I look forward to working with my peers to drive meaningful change.”
At Graves Garrett, Raitinger’s practice includes representing businesses in the defense of civil, criminal, and regulatory investigations, along with counseling clients in matters of corporate compliance. Her experience ranges from intellectual property and business disputes to contract law and employment-related matters. She is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), a distinguished designation recognizing her command of U.S. privacy laws. Raitinger currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City, where she is the Vice Chair of the Women in the Profession Committee. She is also active in leadership positions within the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, including currently serving as Chair of the Well-Being Committee.