CBA Practicelink Work Life Resources


Lawyers and Anxiety: Three Case Studies

  • 21 août 2014
  • Owen Kelly

Although each of the lawyers in the following fictional case studies has a different story, each is affected by a very real problem—anxiety.

Creative Career Breaks

  • 27 mai 2010
  • Janice Mucalov, LL.B.

[Toutes nos excuses. Cet article n'est disponible qu'en anglais.] Interested in taking a break from your law practice, but not from the intellectual stimulation associated with the law? There are several ways you can enrich your skills and experience while taking time away from your practice.

How to manage your time more effectively

  • 17 décembre 2009
  • Beverley Spencer

[Toutes nos excuses. Cet article n'est disponible qu'en anglais. [Toutes nos excuses. Cet article n'est disponible qu'en anglais.] Want to manage your time better? Wish you could find more hours in the day? There are plenty of complicated time-management systems out there, with lengthy to-do lists dedicated to squeezing every ounce of productivity out of the day.

Congés sabbatiques et rétention des avocats

  • 13 octobre 2009
  • Bob Tarantino

Si on en croit ce qu’en disent les avocats et avocates qui ont refait le plein d’énergie et les cabinets qui en tirent satisfaction, les congés sabbatiques en valent la peine.

The ‘Second Season’ of Retirement for Lawyers: Are You Ready?

  • 14 janvier 2009
  • Edward Poll

Older lawyers who keep up with evolving professional rules and trends by participating in continuing education, and who apply the client service lessons presumably learned throughout their careers, should have no trouble remaining in practice as long as desired. But even lawyers are not immune from the inevitability of demographics.

Paradise Postponed?

  • Michelle Mann

The year 2009 opened with a barrage of bad economic news, including bankruptcies, foreclosures and layoffs. Law firms are starting to feel the pinch as clients suffer from the downturn. But will that pinch turn into a financial squeeze that delays some senior lawyers’ retirement plans?