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Cures for Anxiety and Panic Attacks

We lawyers all know this monster, free floating anxiety and panic attacks. It stalks us minute to minute. In our cars, on the subway, at the supermarket, at the movies. It distracts us on date night. It puts up a wall between us and our kids, even when we’re “spending time” with them. It haurangues …

Now I’m Committed!

I’m off the fence. As of today, consider me committed. Committed to you, committed to us, committed to every disaffected lawyer, and to anyone else who can relate. This is not going to be a part-time gig. I can write this blog! I must write this blog! I will write this blog! And it’s going …

Lawyer Life Hack—The Chase Sapphire Visa Card

Credit cards can be dangerous things. Many of us have dealt with outsize credit card debt at one time or another, and it’s common knowledge that the fees for carrying that debt can be astronomical, especially if you pay only minimum balance. But what if I could introduce you to a credit card that pays …

Lawyer Life Hack—Best Brewed Iced Tea

I love iced tea! I started drinking iced tea several times a day during my last bout with depression, and I think it did three things for me. First, I found iced tea to be an appetite suppressant. Second, I found that drinking tea relaxed me. Third, I found it to be a pick-me-up and …

Jobs Are Overrated?

Yesterday, I had my second meeting with my career coach. I engaged a career coach to find opportunities that would leverage the skills I developed as a lawyer, but that didn’t have all the icky stuff that comes with being a lawyer. Could there really be a job out there that would allow me to …

What Can You Do With a Lawyer?

If you’re anything like me, you spend a lot of time considering how you might spend a life after law. Surely, there are things we can do other than practice law, but I have found that after 16 years of practicing law, I am so entrenched that I have the devil of a time coming …