Work/Life Balance

Careers

A 24/7 job?  It’s reality when you chair a global law firm; Ambien, exercise and Zen may help

Law Practice Management

Some GrayRobinson lawyers give up traditional desks and keep it moving

Asked and Answered

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

Features

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

Careers

‘Life is not linear’: McDermott partner who left law practice in 1997 regains partnership

Women in the Law

At several DC firms, more women than men are promoted to partner

Careers

BigLaw lawyer gives up law practice for organic farming

Careers

Working longer hours is associated with heavier drinking, study finds

Careers

SCOTUS clerk became stay-at-home dad, noted ‘raised eyebrows’ when applying to law firms

Features

2014 Blawg 100 Hall of Fame

Trials & Litigation

Pregnant lawyer is denied trial delay in ‘tumultuous’ hearing; law partner blasts prosecutors

Women in the Law

Lawyer cites high-risk pregnancy in trial delay request; federal judge questions her travel plans

Bryan Garner on Words

Regaining the Joy of Reading

Work-Life Balance

After courtroom tears in high-profile case, lawyer closes office for one-year sabbatical

Opening Statements

In the Swim: Divers’ bar association helps preserve marine environment

Career Counseling

Tranquil Training: ‘Spa’ aims to soothe and stir the legal mind

Women in the Law

BigLaw bankruptcy doesn’t have to be a man’s world, 5 female Weil Gotshal partners say in WSJ post

Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

Harper Lee, ABA Journal fiction prizes announced

Women in the Law

These 50 law firms have been named best for women

Work/Life Balance

Attorney catches his first alligator, says head on law-office desk is ‘great conversation piece’