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Lawyers drinking shots with one man looking disturbed

The Legal Profession’s Mental Health Issue is a Suppressed Epidemic

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

As a new lawyer, the emphasis is to focus on career development, and the life tenet of “Work Hard, Play Hard” is taken to heart. A balanced life is only considered for later in life, and wellness is not good for advancement to partner. Twenty years later, balance is not achieved, and anxiety as well as management of that anxiety is a way of life.

Is there a right – to – die?

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

By: Aaron Carter Bates, Esq. On November 2, 2014, the following headline hit the newswires, Brittany Maynard, right-to-die advocate, ends her life.”  Mrs. Maynard’s story had captured the nation’s attention in the weeks leading up to ending her life via assisted suicide, but why? What made Mrs. Maynard’s story more compelling than the countless… Read More »