Highly sensitive people (HSPs) perceive much higher levels of sensory input than the average person. This innate trait can make lawyering a difficult or miserable experience, unless you work in a highly supportive, collegial culture. Most legal environments are not that. If you suspect you’re an HSP lawyer, changing some aspect of your job is likely necessary.
I should know better, really. But stories like this one from the Wall St. Journal make my blood pressure soar.
I once read that the traits most necessary to be a good lawyer were the ones that made it unbearable
You see some weird shit when you practice law. Funny, yet disturbing. And while creating a better life for yourself
Today was one of those wondrous, wide-open autumn days. And since my 3 year old desperately needed a nap, I
I spent years thinking this very thought. I never got any happier practicing law by thinking it. Yet, so many
When I decided to go to law school, I didn’t particularly want to practice law. I wanted to work on