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Surviving a Bar Investigation During the COVID-19 Crisis

Megan Zavieh | If you're under state bar investigation, don't rush through it. Ask for reasonable extensions and prepare yourself for new and changing COVID-19 processes.

Megan Zavieh - July 21, 2020
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Get Out! Take an Actual Day Off to Curb Lawyer Stress

Megan Zavieh | Stress is sneaky. It influences your ability to think and work — even when you think you're "fine." Here is my story of realizing stress was getting to me, seeing the possibility of real harm, and taking a day to uncork some of ...

Megan Zavieh - July 2, 2020
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Grief Is Essential

Shawn Healy | The truth is that grief does not have to be scary. It is an essential part of our lives and it is part of the healing process.

Shawn Healy - June 10, 2020
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Self-Care Tips to Help Women Boost Their Legal Career

Prioritizing wellness makes us stronger and more successful, not weaker. Here are five steps to prioritize self-care.

Samantha Smith - May 14, 2020

Throw ‘Balance’ out the Window When WFH — Focus on Well-Being

Kristen Tyler | OK, so I’m a mom, wife, lawyer and legal-tech entrepreneur. I’ve got a lot going on. But I strongly believe that no matter how hectic your day is — pandemic or not — there are three easy ways you can strive for well-being in ...

Kristin Tyler - May 4, 2020
Handling Fear and Stress During a Prolonged Crisis

Handling Fear and Stress During a Prolonged Crisis

How are we supposed to cope with the stress of COVID-19's impacts? Shawn Healy, clinical psychologist with Massachusetts Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, is here to help.

Shawn Healy - March 23, 2020
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Organize Your Time With a Good, Thoughtful Plan

Tips from Jamie Spannhake's inspiring new book, "The Lawyer, the Lion, and the Laundry: Three Hours to Finding Your Calm in the Chaos."

Jamie Spannhake - February 19, 2020

How Introverts Can Thrive in the Whirlwind of Work

Jane Finkle, author of "The Introvert's Ultimate Career Guide," says you may feel stressed working in the fast lane, but it’s crucial to stand up and be counted. Here are five pointers.

Jane Finkle - January 17, 2020
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Five Traits of Great Lawyers

What makes a great lawyer? Is it intelligence, good people skills, effective writing? Of course, we must have a certain level of intelligence and motivation, along with experience and opportunities. But the truth is, the traits that transform a ...

Jamie Spannhake - December 29, 2019

Burned Out? Nine Ways to Reignite Your Professional Passion

What to do when your job feels like a burden. A road map to a healthier, happier year.

Link Christin - December 26, 2019