Take the Survey

The Kansas Task Force for Lawyer Well-Being is conducting an online census to understand the state of well-being for all persons admitted to the Kansas Bar, practicing and nonpracticing. You are invited to participate in this research study being conducted by the University of Kansas. The purpose of the investigation is to explore the overall state of well-being in our profession.

Survey Information Statement

The Kansas Task Force for Lawyer Well-Being and the University of Kansas supports the practice of protection for human subjects participating in research. The following information is provided for you to decide whether you wish to participate in the present study. You should be aware that even if you agree to participate, you are free to withdraw at any time without penalty.

We are conducting this study to better understand the overall state of well-being in the legal profession. This will entail your completion of an online survey questionnaire. Your participation is expected to take approximately fifteen (15) minutes to complete. The content of the questionnaire should cause no more discomfort than you would experience in your everyday life.

Although participation may not benefit you directly, we believe that the information obtained from this study will help us gain a better understanding of everyday habits related to your overall health and wellness. Your participation is solicited, although strictly voluntary. Survey participation is confidential. No personal identifiable information, including IP addresses, is collected. No one will be able to identify you or your answers, and no one will know whether or not you participated in the study. It is possible, however, with Internet communications, that through intent or accident someone other than the intended recipient may see your response. Raw data or aggregate results may be shared with the Kansas Supreme Court.  Should the data be published, no individual information will be disclosed.

Completion of the survey questionnaire indicates your willingness to take part in this study and that you are at least 18 years old. If you have any additional questions about your rights as a research participant, you may call (785) 864-7429 or write the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP), University of Kansas, 2385 Irving Hill Road, Lawrence, Kansas 66045-7563, email irb@ku.edu.

Thank you for your support in promoting lawyer well-being in Kansas.

Harrison M. Rosenthal, Esq.
Principal Investigator
William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications
Stauffer-Flint Hall
Lawrence, KS 66045