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Work/Life Balance? LOL, You Think That’s a Thing?

No. It’s not. The answer is so easy. Not achievable. I think it’s actually a misrepresentation. Talking about work-life balance is fraud.

Laurel Bellows, President of the American Bar Association, responding to interviewer Julia Williams’s question about whether it’s possible to achieve work/life balance as a female lawyer.

(Keep reading to see additional thoughts from Bellows on women and the law.)

Here’s the full interview, from Chicago Grid (including a partial transcript, for those unable to watch):

ABA president Laurel Bellows explains why a work-life balance is a myth [Chicago Grid]
‘Talking about work-life balance is fraud’ says ABA President Laurel Bellows [ABA Journal]

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