I found myself losing hope every time I refreshed the John Hopkins COVID map.
We allowed our father to pass with as much dignity as is possible under the relentless assault of advancing dementia
I’m probably not the first law student to argue their first-year moot court intoxicated, but I’m probably in an elite group in that regard.
Allow me to introduce you to Jason Feldman. He has a reputation as a lawyer clients can trust—Jason also has a side hustle as a courier for an Uber-like service, WARP, but instead of picking up passengers, he delivers cocaine to a discreet, upscale clientele, which helps support his own drug habit and pay for his […]
I am one of the 4.5 percent of the legal profession who is a “feeler” personality type.
“There is no such thing as a “high functioning”, impaired lawyer. There are only degrees of loss of functioning.”
I am one of many lawyers who struggle with depression. I say “many” because according to the 2016 Hazelden Betty Ford/ABA study, 28 percent of attorneys report mild or higher levels of depression, which is a greater percentage than the general population. I am also in recovery from severe alcohol use disorder, commonly known as […]
I am the “crier” in the family. I wear it all on my sleeve. I shed tears at movie trailers. A few notes of music can turn me into a blubbering mess. Anything that takes me back to a specific memory of growing up with my brothers or a moment with my late father, is […]
I am often asked if I have “regrets” about my past and my behavior in active addiction. If I could turn back the clock, would I do things differently? If I look at my history in a vacuum, from a simple behavioral standpoint, the answer is yes. Of course, I have regrets. Life, however, doesn’t […]