Lawyers In Flow: Get Out Of Your Head And Into Your Case
By Jennifer Gibbs, Zelle LLPApril 14, 2017, 12:52 PM EDT
Law360, New York (April 14, 2017, 12:52 PM EDT) -- Time Magazine recently listed the legal profession as one of the five worst high-paying jobs in the country. "Lawyers turn to drugs and alcohol because their jobs suck. ... With those fat paychecks come long hours, competitive environments, and decreased social interaction, leading to a miserable, anxiety-filled existence which leads to alcoholism and the aforementioned drug use."
Notably, the newest member of the United States Supreme Court, Justice Neil Gorsuch, recognized problems plaguing the legal profession during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, stating:...