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 […]

Top Five Ways to Avoid Stress in the Legal Profession

  As we’ve covered extensively in our series on depression and substance abuse, lawyers fight these issues more than most other professions. However, it doesn’t have to be that way.  Finding ways to manage the stress and establish work/life balance, according to Caitlin Hoff, Health and Safety Investigator at Consumer Safety.org,  is key for lawyers to avoid […]

An Interview with Brian Cuban: The Addicted Lawyer

  Brian Cuban is a Dallas-based attorney, author, and addiction recovery advocate. His best-selling book, The Addicted Lawyer, Tales of the Bar, Booze, Blow, and Redemption, is a look back at how addiction to alcohol and drugs as well as other mental health issues destroyed his career as a once successful lawyer. He addresses how he redefined his life […]

2018 ABA TECHSHOW 5K

Registration is Open for the 2018 ABA TECHSHOW 5K!

It’s official! The ABA TECHSHOW 5K is now a yearly tradition! Join us for this walk/run on Friday, March 9th at 7:00AM. We’ll be departing from the West Tower lobby of the Hyatt Regency and pass along some of Chicago’s famous sites on the lakefront. To reserve your spot for the event, click here. Our inaugural […]

Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast

Ep 29: Wellness for Attorneys

This week on the 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast, Larry Port returns to talk about his recent Florida Bar CLE presentation on attorney wellness. Discover the biggest obstacles to wellness for attorneys, how to overcome them, and how to genuinely become a happier version of yourself. Speaking of attorney wellness, we’re also excited to be hosting […]

Secrets to a Happy Successful Legal Career

The Secrets to a Happy and Successful Legal Career

Last week I had the good fortune to provide three hours of wellness training to The Florida Bar at their mid-year meeting. Cultivating a more positive and tranquil outlook is something I’ve been pursuing ever since I listened to an episode of Science Friday. A happiness researcher, Daniel Nettle, got my attention with the following […]

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The Joys of Changing Your News Habits

  I know two people that overdose on news on the opposite ends of the political spectrum.  One is a woman who watches hours of MSNBC every evening.  The other is a man in my office building that keeps FoxNews on during the entire workday in his office.  I have had private conversations with both […]