Work/Life Balance


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’


Longtime attorney becomes a therapist to help fellow lawyers deal with ‘spirit-killing’ profession

Work/Life Balance

Lawyer’s helmetcam video takes viewers along on high-flying Motocross race

Work-Life Balance

Was law prof’s ‘frenzied output’ worth it? His widow says work devotion came at a price

Legal Ethics

DLA says it keeps a tight rein on partner who admits faking $69K in cab receipts at prior firm

Law Students

Stress may be killing law students’ brain cells, law prof says

Work/Life Balance

Too much work, too little time is a chief cause of stress for London trainee lawyers


Disclose depression? Managing partner recalls reaction to revelation


Are you working too hard? Here are the warning signs

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