40 ABA Journal Mental Health articles.
In 2006, the Dallas Mavericks were in the NBA finals. The team’s owner, Mark Cuban, gave two tickets for the opening game to his brother Brian to give to friends. But the younger sibling had other plans: He traded them to his drug dealer for $1,000 worth of cocaine.
Oct 20, 2021 11:21 AM CDT
More job flexibility and mental health support are among the solutions that could help lead to improvements in the hiring, retention and promotion of female lawyers in the criminal justice system, according to an ABA task force.
Sep 28, 2021 3:50 PM CDT
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard virtual oral arguments last week on whether to revive a federal judge’s lawsuit challenging a dropped order that he submit to a mental health examination.
Sep 13, 2021 9:39 AM CDT
Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Raymond Millien, the new CEO of Harness, Dickey & Pierce, an intellectual property boutique firm with four offices and headquarters in suburban Detroit.
Aug 18, 2021 10:28 AM CDT
“We are on borrowed time now.” That is what the manager at the assisted living facility where my father has lived for nearly four years gently tells me. A few weeks earlier, during a phone consult with my younger brother and me, my father’s physician introduces the word "hospice" into the conversation.
Jul 28, 2021 9:12 AM CDT
A Virginia lawyer’s license to practice law has been revoked after former clients testified that he left them in the lurch while his license was suspended earlier this year.
Jun 1, 2021 9:05 AM CDT
Mental health workers say lawyers are more anxious, stressed, depressed and burned out than ever, which was already a lot. The COVID-19 pandemic, however, may have lessened the stigma around attorneys seeking mental health services.
May 26, 2021 9:15 AM CDT
The legal profession may struggle to identify lawyers experiencing cognitive decline, partly because those who are struggling are good at hiding their problem.
May 12, 2021 3:35 PM CDT
A study of 2,863 attorneys compiled during the pandemic found that depression symptoms, anxiety and stress were higher among female respondents, and a larger percentage of women than men were and engaging in risky or hazardous drinking.
May 12, 2021 1:00 PM CDT
Lawyer for accused US Capitol rioter says ‘biatch’ is less offensive
A lawyer for accused U.S. Capitol rioter Richard “Bigo” Barnett of Gravette, Arkansas, has said his client didn’t use…
Apr 27, 2021 4:28 PM CDT
Back in the day, I ran with the big dogs in BigLaw. Now, after suffering with clinical depression for more than 20 years and surviving a suicide attempt, I am happier than ever in the legal profession. My mental health journey is a cautionary tale, but one with a message of hope.
Apr 23, 2021 12:02 PM CDT
Cases such as Quintonio LeGrier’s have prompted demands around the country to reform how police respond to people in mental health crises, a movement that advocates believe can help avert such deadly confrontations.
Apr 1, 2021 4:00 AM CDT
Judge trims claims by ex-Morrison & Foerster lawyers
A magistrate judge is allowing two former lawyers at Morrison & Foerster to pursue punitive damages in their suit claiming that the…
Mar 15, 2021 4:45 PM CDT
Nearly three-fourths of surveyed law firms launched new programs to address racial injustice after Black Lives Matter demonstrations and the death of George Floyd
last year, according to a new study.
Mar 2, 2021 11:32 AM CST
A lawyer who advanced stolen election claims on behalf of former President Donald Trump is asking an “Army of Patriots” to investigate the State Bar of Georgia’s disciplinary board.
Feb 17, 2021 10:35 AM CST
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