Larry Krieger is a widely recognized expert on lawyer well-being. His most recent research on 6,200 lawyers identifies the specific factors that are required for attorney wellness and satisfaction. The New York Times report on this study was the most shared article in the Times for two days. In this video, Professor Krieger talks with the CPLE and Wellness Network For Law on six critical steps to finding joy in work and in life.
The hero always prevails, and by the end of the journey, after all their struggles, they have been transformed into a different person, a better person, who finally returns home – sometimes metaphorically, sometimes literally – having achieved their mission and committed to using their newfound skills and gifts to help others and heal the community… And make no mistake, the world needs heroic lawyers right now.
Law students are likely experiencing many challenges at the moment. They or their loved ones might be suffering from COVID19 or they might be in a high-risk demographic or location. They may be recently unemployed or stranded far from support networks. They may have new responsibilities as they care for or home school family members… Naturally, I am wondering what I can do to assist my students during my next teaching semester.