A list of ten legal podcasts touching on different aspects of the law-from ethics to mental health- through personal (and often inspiring) stories and contemporary developments across the legal community. Intelligent, informative, and uplifting these podcasts are worth checking out when you have the time. Find them here.
Lawyers Weekly reports: “Drawing on the expertise of contributors from a number of disciplines, the Being Well in the Law pocketbook provides tips on how to manage the pressures of work and life. The free book offers a combination of positive psychology techniques and insights, which the authors point out can help “shape attitudes and build a sense of hope for the future”.Emily Ryan, the new president of NSW Young Lawyers, commended the publication in a recent Christmas message to members.“This toolkit … offers ideas to help everybody, young and old, deal with depression, anxiety, and stress and learn to better manage the business and pressures of work and life,” Ms. Ryan said. Read the rest of the story.
Tristan Jepson was a young lawyer in Australia. He suffered from depression and in 2006, committed suicide. An award was just given to his parents who set up a foundation to study lawyer depression. You can find the result here. Read the Story
The Austrailan Lawyers Weekly explores why attorneys stay or leave firms. The reasons why are on target for U.S. lawyer too. Read the article