summer reads for lawyers

Summer Reads: Lawyers Share Their Top Picks

  Ah, the summer! It’s time to relax a little (yes, that’s even possible for lawyers). For a lot of people, that might mean actually kicking back and reading a book. We asked lawyers what’s at the top of their reading list this summer. Here’s what they had to say: “I would recommend reading Seven Brief […]

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Vacation Time! Lawyers Share How They Actually Get Away From the Office

  Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, and this year, according to the American Automobile Association, more than 41.5 million Americans will kick off the season by traveling this long weekend. However, getting away is easier said than done. So we asked lawyers how they carve out vacation time while keeping their practices running. […]

Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 41- Mindfulness for Lawyers with Jeena Cho

On this week’s episode of the 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast, Nefra MacDonald reprises her role as host to interview Jeena Cho, lawyer and co-author of The Anxious Lawyer, An 8-Week Guide to a Joyful and Satisfying Law Practice Through Mindfulness and Meditation (ABA). In addition to speaking about her session at this year’s upcoming Legal Wellness […]

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Lawyers Share Their Favorite Wellness Podcasts

  Lawyers seem to really love podcasts. In fact, one of our most popular blog posts of all time was on the Top Ten Legal Podcasts.  Today, in light of the Legal Wellness Retreat coming up, we turn our attention to wellness podcasts. Here’s what lawyers are listening to for insight into how to live a healthy life: […]

National Mental Health Day for Law Schools

National Mental Health Day for Law Schools- March 28, 2018

It’s no secret that law students face a number of stressors while in school. These issues only seem to skyrocket after graduation. As we noted in our recent investigative report on mental health and substance abuse in the legal profession, 28% of licensed, employed lawyers suffer depression, 19% demonstrate symptoms of anxiety, and 21% qualify as problem […]

Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 33: Lawyers, Depression, and Substance Abuse

This week’s episode of the 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast focuses on a very important topic: Lawyers and depression. Larry Port interviews Christine Bilbrey, the Senior Practice Management Advisor at The Florida Bar who also heads up a special committee on mental health and wellness for Florida lawyers. In this episode, Christine talks with Larry about the pervasiveness of […]