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6 strategies to get a perfectionistic lawyer off the ledge
September 18, 2020

In one of life’s ironies, the very things that make a great lawyer may also make a lawyer miserable. Growing up, we were overachievers seeking extra credit, going the extra mile and doing whatever was needed to get the highest grades.

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Top 10 Rules to be a Successful Lawyer
June 21, 2019

My latest article published in the ABA Journal: http://www.abajournal.com/voice/article/10-rules-for-being-a-successful-lawyer A third-generation trial attorney, I have spent a majority of my life…

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Stress Free Practice: 12 Steps to Help You Get There
March 24, 2019

Stress Free Practice: 12 Tips to Help You Get There https://abovethelaw.com/career-files/stress-free-practice-12-tips-to-help-you-get-there/ Some tips and tricks to help lawyers relax. By JAMES GRAY…

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Lawyers and Depression
March 18, 2019

Lawyers and Depression by Gray Robinson, Esq.             Out of over 100 professions studied at John Hopkins University in 1990, lawyers were found…

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7 Meditation Techniques to Increase Productivity and Reduce Stress
March 18, 2019

These techniques will reduce stress, anxiety, and insomnia while increasing serenity, focus, and relaxation – in as little as 10 minutes…

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Your Health and The Law
February 20, 2019

https://abovethelaw.com/career-files/your-health-and-the-law/?fbclid=IwAR1dOMFW6C6DbxVESpAyl-CNVEYBwUt5k1Yo5Qo3vsXhGg7iJRvEoVeM9E0 No, not health law. I am talking here about healthy lawyers. Oftentimes lawyers don’t make their wellness and health a…

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Emotional Security for Family Lawyers
January 26, 2019

A look at the importance of emotional security for family lawyers – and the role of emotional security in creating good…

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Dumbing Down of Lawyers
January 10, 2019

Apparently, the pass rate of lawyers who sat for the July 2018 bar exam across the country has plummeted, especially in…

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How to be a better lawyer
October 21, 2018

https://abovethelaw.com/career-files/how-to-be-a-better-lawyer/   I am a former family lawyer with 27 years of trial experience. I also spent a great deal of…

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The ABA and Politics
October 9, 2018

The American Bar Association has been making headlines recently regarding its position on the SCOTUS nomination process. I question the ABA’s…

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