If you’re a lawyer, should you have (or not have) kids? It’s no one’s business but your own.
Stephanie Holland is a labor and employment attorney with Ernest Law Group in Virginia Beach. She practiced law in Washington, DC for 11 years, then left a stable, well-paying job last summer to build a practice from scratch in Virginia, and find a path with a balance between work and home life.
There is a growing body of research indicating that resilience is something that can be cultivated. Here are some ways of doing so.
The better you’re able to learn from your experience, let it go, and move on, the better you’ll be as a lawyer.
You get to define for yourself how you want to practice and what kind of lawyer you want to be.
In this episode, I am excited to have Emily Markos on to talk about fighting anxiety and finding peace through mindfulness. Emily graduated from Rutgers Camden School of Law in 2010. After graduation she clerked in the US District Court in Pennsylvania, and then spent 6 years as a general commercial civil litigator.
For attorneys, focusing on self-care and wellness isn’t being selfish. It’s necessary.
[Podcast] RL 113: Heather Weigler — Prioritizing Yourself After Motherhood to be a Better You and a Better Lawyer
In this episode, I am excited to have Heather Weigler to talk about the importance of prioritizing yourself after motherhood – to be a better you and a better lawyer. Heather is a lawyer and stand-up comedian in Portland, Oregon. She works for the Oregon Department of Justice as a Senior Assistant Attorney General, regulating charities and their fundraisers.
Let’s face it, lawyering is difficult. We all have days where it feels as though the ground beneath us is about to give and we’re spiraling out of control. When you feel this way, what coping mechanism do you use to feel grounded again? Practicing mindfulness allows us to pause, reflect, and respond from a place of calm rather than reacting.
This week I am excited to have Dineen Pashoukos Wasylik on to talk about being an active mother and lawyer, and how utilizing the morning hours can revolutionize your days and allow you to maximize your billable hours. Dineen is the founder of DPW Legal in Tampa, Florida, a boutique intellectual property and appellate litigation firm where her team helps entrepreneurs protect everything that they have worked so hard to create and protects litigants in appellate courts.