Lawyers who self-medicate to deal with stress sometimes steal from those they vowed to protect

At one point in his legal career, Dallas attorney Tom Corea had a fancy downtown office, a six-bedroom/six-bathroom house, a fleet of high-end cars, and his own indoor horse arena.…

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The official blog of the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism discusses ways to foster professionalism and civility among lawyers and judges.

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How can attorneys get help without harming their careers? (podcast)

With such a stressful profession, many attorneys face addiction and other mental health issues. If you find yourself struggling–or know another lawyer who is–what resources are out there? Does admitting a problem have to harm your career? What are your ethical duties if you do know that a colleague is…

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