Dear Advy

Dear Advy

Well Meaning,

CBA Well-Being is generously supported by CBIA | Lawyers Financial.

Times are tough all over – we get it and want to help.

Introducing Advy, our CBA advice columnist. Members of the legal community can submit questions anonymously on anything and everything related to well-being, dealing with stress and succeeding under pressure. If your question is chosen, Advy will respond with advice as well as helpful resources!

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Advice provided by Advy is not intended to replace or substitute for any professional, financial, medical, legal, or other professional advice. If you have specific concerns or a situation in which you require professional, psychological or medical help, you should consult with an appropriately trained and qualified specialist.

Joining the Conversation

  • June 16, 2023

Dear Advy - I often feel left out of conversations with anyone outside of my profession.


Tired of Tech

  • May 12, 2023

Dear Advy - I’m not a technophobe but learning new software and multiple meeting platforms is costing me a ton of time which I am finding to be so stressful.


Offering Support

  • April 17, 2023

Dear Advy - I’m hoping I can help point them in the right direction without crossing a line.


Determined Managing Partner

  • March 13, 2023

Dear Advy - I’m wondering what the best way to get a pulse on how our lawyers are doing in terms of their wellbeing.

Surviving the Grind

  • January 13, 2023

Dear Advy - I do not just want to survive my first few years and I do not want to burn out.


Disheartened Job Seeker

  • December 06, 2022

Dear Advy - This has been totally crushing for me - I see my peers have reliable work and I don't know how I cannot find secure employment.


Ready to Quit

  • November 10, 2022

Dear Advy - The long and the short of it is I just cannot keep up.


Needing to Find the Balance Again

  • October 04, 2022

Dear Advy - I normally have been good at separating myself from these cases but lately I am having a hard time.


Softening the Blow

  • September 07, 2022

Dear Advy - I would love your advice on supporting my clients and witnesses through the trial process.