Is An “Unhealthy” Lawyer An Unethical Lawyer?

In itself, of course not. Every situation is different. Every person is different. This is why I was shocked to see a quote come out of the American Bar Association Mid-Year Meeting in Las Vegas. It circulated in social media. ABA President, Robert Carlson addressed the audience on mental health wellness in our profession. I […]

Will Your Holiday Office Party Enable Problem Drinking?

It’s that time of the year again. Holiday Parties. Spiked eggnog and lampshades against the backdrop of a legal profession replete with problem drinkers. Almost two years after the groundbreaking study, alcohol is still ingrained in our culture.  Booze centered conferences. Top-shelf stocked offices. At one event, I saw high-level lawyers so intoxicated, they had […]