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Sifting through the “Good” News

Recently in the news, we saw several major articles on the rosy future of women in the marketplace. The cover story for The Atlantic predicted "The End of Men" and suggested that "females are going to leave males in the dust." The main tenants of the argument are that women hold...

Attorney Suicide: "Seeking Help is Proof of Strength"

An American Bar Association study found that attorney suicide rates are two to six times higher than those of the general population. During an economic downturn, lawyer depression rates increase significantly, according to a study recently published in Law.com. Following the recent deaths of four...

Attorney Happiness and the Pursuit of a Job

There is a great deal of attention in the legal press lately about lawyers finding happiness and job satisfaction. The timing is somewhat odd, since the market is so full of attorneys just trying to find work-any work--and new law grads attempting to grab their first law job. The ABA Journal published...

Whose Job is it to Ensure Future Attorney Satisfaction?

With all of the attention given lately to law firm downsizing, lack of jobs for new graduates and declining numbers of available positions for lawyers, one would think Law Schools have their hands full just trying to prepare the next crop of lawyers for the practice of law and provide the skills needed...