Conference Exhibitors Giving Away Booze

The Vendor Expos at major legal conferences are always fun to stroll, especially if you need a sugar fix. There’s enough free candy to keep your dentist busy. Branded pens, coffee mugs, and beer koozies are also in abundance. Not long ago, I was walking in the aisles before I keynoted. It was about ten […]

Lawyer Wellness Initiatives Must Extend Beyond Biglaw

I got together for lunch with a long-time friend. He is a senior partner at a very respected, mid-size firm in Dallas. About sixty lawyers. While catching up, we discussed my work/advocacy regarding wellness in the legal profession.  I asked him if he or his firm had taken notice of the push for more awareness.  Here […]

The Lonely Lawyer

New data tells us that lawyers, particularly male ones who experience high levels of “loneliness” are three times as likely to consider suicide. I was no exception. Here are two videos with some thoughts, tips, and one of the things I do to deal with loneliness, SING!

Happy Dry January!

Dry January is a month-long break from drinking alcohol as a way to reset the relationship people have with alcohol after the holiday season.