- Overcoming Depression »
by Daniel Lukasik
- Depression is not just a problem in the legal profession--it's a five-alarm fire. Recovery involves a mix of healthy strategies.
- Never Enough »
by Michael J. Burke
- A lawyer and compulsive gambler reveals the downward spiral that led to 32 months in prison and an order to pay $1.6 million in restitution to his client-victims.
- Relapse after Long-Term Sobriety »
by Janet Piper Voss
- Many who relapse are not consciously aware of the warning signs even as they are occurring.
- Lawyer Seeks Treatment, Boss Seeks Assurance »
by Todd C. Scott
- As the employer of an addicted or chemically dependent lawyer, what are you to do?
- Discipline and Disability: When Is Disease a Defense? »
by Mary Robinson
- Can lawyers suffering from addiction or depression plead protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act?
- The Ethics of Reporting on Your Colleague--or Yourself »
by Thomas P. Sukowicz
- What is your duty to act on the knowledge that a judge or a lawyer has a debilitating psychological condition or an addiction? And what if that lawyer is you?.
- The Families of Solos and Small Firm Practitioners »
by David L. Gates
- Setting personal goals within your practice and your family can free you from the tyranny of circumstances and the mood swings that come from cycles of gains and losses.
- Balancing Life in a High-Stress Job »
by Susan Riegler
- As your practice and family grow and your life becomes increasingly complicated, it is imperative to carve out some time for you.
- Managing Anxiety in Uncertain Economic Times »
by Rebecca Nerison
- These seven techniques can help manage your practice and anxiety as best you can.
- Being Prepared for Unexpected Events »
by Lloyd D. Cohen
- When formulating disaster plans, solos and small firm lawyers should use five principles--define, enable, empower, keep, and inform--to be prepared.