The Depressed Lawyer

Tyger Latham, Ph.D., a psychologist in Washington, D.C., writes here about his experiences treating lawyers with depression and how lawyers can heal from it.  Read the Story.

Easy Remedy for Lawyer Depression

This piece reports that only one-half of all law students graduate with a full-time permanent job requiring passage of the bar exam.  Tough news for young lawyers that are already prone to depression – about double the rate of the general population.  Find out what to do about it.  Read the Story.

Thriving Lawyers: It’s Not About the Money

Lawyer coach Dave Sheardon writes that there’s pretty compelling evidence that beyond a fairly modest base pay, money makes little difference how happy lawyers truly are.  In this article, he talks about what it means for lawyers to thrive.  Read the Story.

Why Do Lawyers Get Depressed?

Martin E. P. Seligman, a psychologist and proponent of “positive psychology,” observes that lawyers experience depression at rates that are 3.6 times as high as that of other employed people. Read The Story

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