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Being Nice Can Hurt Your Career

Being nice may hurt your career, as counterintuitive as that may sound. But this does not mean you should not be kind and strive to excel at your job. To the contrary, you should focus…


Lawyers Burning Out With Long Hours

Long hours are prevalent in the legal industry, and not just at large law firms. While many see in-house counsel life as the promised land of green pastures, 9-5 hours and work-life balance, the reality…




Lawyers Need Vacations

Lawyers need vacations, and a three day weekend is not sufficient. Whether you are an in-house counsel or a lawyer toiling away at BigLaw or SmallLaw, vacation can help avoid burnout. “Work hard, play hard”…


Busy Lawyers Must Learn to Say No

Busy lawyers are not good at saying “no”. Is it any wonder that calls to lawyer mental health helplines are at any all-time high? Simply saying “no” can be a key step for lawyers to…



State bars battle lawyer depression

Lawyers, young and old, often suffer from depression.  Fortunately, there are resources available that can help including LawyerswithDepression.com and the Lawyer Assistance Programs that many state bar associations have established. Read on for an article…