How To Stop Hating Your BigLaw Life

Law360, Chicago (July 17, 2015, 10:04 PM EDT) -- The legal workplace is known to foster anxiety, discontent and depression even among its best and brightest, but you don't have to accept that fate. Here, five attorneys-turned-mental health and happiness experts discuss how to become a happier lawyer — and why law firms should care.

How It Happens

It took Paula Davis-Laack almost a year to understand what was happening. In her seventh year as a commercial real estate attorney, she noticed a slow decline in her practice. The problem was that she was burned out. She considered taking a break and then another legal job, but instead decided to...

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