National Mental Health Day for Law Schools
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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,

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preventing stress
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Preventing Stress: Lawyers Share How They Stay Mentally Healthy

  In this week’s series on depression and substance abuse in the legal world, we’ve covered various angles of these issues. But now let’s hear from the lawyers themselves on how they try to handle stress in this notoriously stressful industry: “The practice of law is extremely stressful. Most days carry

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Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast
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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

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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

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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.

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2018 ABA TECHSHOW 5K
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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

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Rocket Matter- 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast
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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

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