3 Ways Law Firms Can Combat Attorney Burnout

By Vin Gurrieri (June 11, 2019, 8:18 PM EDT) -- The World Health Organization recently put a spotlight on workplace burnout by labeling it a "syndrome" that can harm an employee's health, underscoring a problem that can be particularly acute for attorneys who routinely work long hours and face stressful situations. 


The WHO on May 28 announced that it had included workplace burnout in its most recent International Classification of Diseases, classifying it as an "occupational phenomenon."

But while the operational and legal risks that accompany employee burnout are problems that any business faces, law firms offer a perfect storm of circumstances and expectations that can cause extreme stress.  ...

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