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 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.
The Right Way to Help, by John Jay of Love First
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
Why Lawyers are Unhappy, by Marin E. P. Seligman, Paul R. Verkuil & Terry H. Kang
Studies and Expert Reports:
Well-Being Toolkit for Lawyers & Employers, created by Anne Brafford for use by the American Bar Association Published 2018
Audit Team Clinical Recommendations for Diagnostic Monitoring – February 2018, by 2015 JLAP Performance Audit Expert Team
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
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
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
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