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Here are four suggestions for taking care of yourself in law school.

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We talked about how you can become a productive law student, while being a happy human being at the same time. If you missed our five tips for achieving balance, take a read here. We continue with this series by bringing you four suggestions for taking care of yourself in law school. Sleep as much…

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When you look at 1Ls, it’s no wonder that our profession ends up ranking among the highest for utter dissatisfaction, rampant substance abuse, and crippling depression.

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When you look at 1Ls (most of whom are driven overachievers to begin with), it’s no wonder that—after you add in three years of class that can be terrifying at worst and mind-numbingly dry at best, plus crushing debt, exponential cortisol levels, and one of the most difficult licensing exams in the world—our profession ends up ranking among the highest for utter dissatisfaction (both personally and professionally), rampant substance abuse, and crippling depression.

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How to find out about a firm’s work/life balance.

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I decided to do a 40-day challenge, during which I gave up complaining. That’s right, I stopped complaining for 40 days.

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I decided to do a 40-day challenge, during which I gave up complaining. That’s right, I stopped complaining for 40 days.

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To have a better legal career, attorneys need to focus on more than just lawyering and have an eye towards networking and business development.

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To have a better legal career, attorneys — including those who are uncertain about their future prospects — need to focus on more than just lawyering and have an eye towards networking and business development. Networking and business development, unfortunately, require a lot of hard work and time. So, efficiency matters. Optimize your time and you’ll have bonus minutes to spend fortifying your career.

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Today, Casey Berman gives some advice to unhappy attorneys.

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