Posts from the ‘COLAP’ category

COLAP Wellness Corner : The Complexity of Lawyer Burnout: A Psychiatrist’s Perspective – Dr. Eve Wood

    just reread the article in The American Lawyer “‘Big Law Killed My Husband’: An Open Letter from Sidley Partner’s Widow ,” which details the…

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COLAP Wellness Corner: The Smart Phone Dilemma: Handle With Care

    s reported in an essay by Nicholas Carr, if you have a smart phone, you’ll likely be “consulting the glossy little rectangle nearly 30,000…

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COLAP WELLNESS CORNER: Succession Planning With The Next Generation Of Lawyers

    ome time ago, I was asked to write an article with the prompt: What does succession planning look like from a young lawyer’s perspective?…

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COLAP Wellness Corner: Adrian’s Tips For A Phenomenal Presentation

    or attorneys, presentation and public-speaking skills are more important than ever. In an age of shorter attention spans, dazzling 3-D PowerPoint presentations, and less…

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COLAP Wellness Corner : Feel Stuck?

      It could be within the context of a relationship, a specific case, a job where you don’t feel appreciated or, worse yet, where…

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Home Cooking — So Good, and So Good For You

  s attorneys, we all experience substantial work-related stress from deadlines, client demands, and difficult opposing parties and counsel. A host of mental and physical problems…

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COLAP Wellness Corner – Legal Avatars: District Attorneys And Public Defenders

  By Sarah Myers All attorneys are avatars for their clients. We represent our clients and their problems, fighting for their best interest and navigating the…

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COLAP Wellness Corner ~ Mindfulness for Lawyers: Decrease Your Stress and Improve Your Performance ~ By Debra Austin, J.D., Ph.D.

“Mindfulness” involves increased awareness of what is happening from moment to moment. It requires letting go of ruminating about the past and worrying about the future.…

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COLAP Wellness Corner ~ You Really Aren’t Alone: An Anonymous Testimonial

If wellness and professionalism go hand-in hand, then illness must be its antithesis. As an outwardly successful professional who struggled with alcohol abuse and the fear,…

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