JLAP Related Publications

Alternatives to a Career in Law:

Life After Law: Finding Work You Love with the J.D. You Have, by Liz Brown (Author), Gloria Larson (Foreword)

The New What Can you Do with a Law Degree: A Lawyer’s Guide to Career Satisfaction Inside, Outside & Around the Law, by Larry Richard and Tanya Hanson

The Unhappy Lawyer: A Roadmap to Finding Meaningful Work Outside of the Law, by Monica Parker

Career Satisfaction:

The Creative Lawyer: A Practical Guide to Authentic Professional Satisfaction, by Michael F. Melcher

The Happy Lawyer: Making a Good Life in the Law, by Nancy Levit and Douglas O. Linder

The Lawyer’s Guide to Balancing Life and Work, by George W. Kaufman

The Upward Spiral, by Harvey Hyman J.D.

Interventions:

The Right Way to Help, by John Jay of Love First

Judges:

An Ounce of Prevention: Knowing the Causes and Signs of Judicial Distress and Getting Help Before Impairment Leads to Judicial Complaint, National Association of Women Judges Counterbalance

Isolation in the Judicial Career by Isaiah M. Zimmerman

Law Students:

Mental Health Toolkit for Law School Students

Lawyers:

Why Lawyers are Unhappy, by Marin E. P. Seligman, Paul R. Verkuil & Terry H. Kang

Studies and Expert Reports:

A Path to Lawyer Well-Being, National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being Published in 2017

Evidence of Secondary Traumatic Stress, Safety Concerns, and Burnout Among a Homogeneous Group of Judges in a Single Jurisdiction, by Jared Chamberlain, MA and Monica K. Miller, JD, Ph.D.

Suffering in Silence: The Survey of Law Student Well-Being and the Reluctance of Law Students to Seek Help for Substance Use and Mental Health Concerns, by Jerome M. Organ, David B. Jaffe, and Katherine M. Bender, Ph.D.

The Prevalence of Attorney Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues, Hazleden Study Published in 2016

Mental Health:

A Lawyers Guide to Healing: Solutions for Addiction and Depression, by  Don Carroll, J.D.

Lawyers, Anger, and Anxiety: Dealing with the Stresses of the Legal Profession, by Rebecca Nerison

Stress Management For Lawyers: How To Increase Personal & Professional Satisfaction In The Law, By:  Amiram Elwork

Time Management and Organization:

The Organized Lawyer, by Kelly Lynn Anders

Time Management for Attorneys: A Lawyer’s Guide to Decreasing Stress, Eliminating Interruptions & Getting Home on Time, by Mark Powers and Shawn McNalis

Time Management for Lawyers:  How to Double Your Free Time, by Mike Young Esq

Wellness:

10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story by Dan Harris

Lawyer Wellness Is NOT An Oxymoron: Why Tomorrow’s Top Lawyers Must Embrace Wellness Today-And What You Need to Do to Be One of Them
, by Andy Clark

The Reflective Counselor: Daily Meditations for Lawyers, by F. Gregory Coffey and Maureen C. Kessler

Yoga for Lawyers: Mind-Body Techniques to Feel Better All the Time, by Hallie Neuman Love and Nathalie Martin