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May 16, 2016 – The thoughts set out in this article are the result of experiences from working as a lawyer in both large firms and in sole practice. Although I believe what is written here has broader application, it is written with those engaged in small practice
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Feb 12, 2019 – A letter to the profession from the Family Violence Legal Service Aboriginal Corporation
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Aug 1, 2018 – “Is the glass half empty or half full?” In a legal environment, and in all walks of life, it can prove difficult to overcome our negative thoughts when faced with challenging situations. How we respond to challenges can often affect not only our
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Sep 25, 2016 – If years of university, HECs debts and an oversupply of graduates to jobs each year wasn't enough to put you off becoming a lawyer in the 21st century, what will? Lawyers by our own design are competitive, at times pessimistic and regularly self-focu
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Jul 1, 2018 – The most common strategy used to cope with the increasing demands and challenges in law is to simply work through them. Working 12 hours straught and working late is often seen as just the "way things have to be done". However, as human beings we are
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Dec 14, 2009 – Depression can have a profound impact on all aspects of life, including work. The impact of depression in the workplace can be measured both through the direct cost of loss in productivity (estimated at $4.3 billion annually in the Australian workp
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May 22, 2018 – LawCare offers practitioners the opportunity to discuss with a general practitioner, Dr Jill, who has experience in treating social and psychological problems, any problem that is interfering with or has the opportunity to interfere with your work pe
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May 1, 2008 – Depression affects more than 800,000 Australians each year, and 1 in 5 persons in their lifetime (that is 1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men). It will touch everyone either directly or indirectly. Depression reduces a person’s ability to function in all a
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Apr 1, 2018 – Depressive symptoms among lawyers and law students have reached startling levels, with lawyers experiencing the highest incidence of such symptoms in comparison to other professions (Law Council of Australia website - finding from the 2007 Beating Co
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Oct 25, 2009 – "The second important point made by ASR about long hours is this: 'Have you ever noticed that lawyers are one of the few professions with the perverse habit of boasting about how long our hours are?"
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May 16, 2016 – What is mindfulness? Jon Kabit-Zinn, founding Executive Director of the Centre for Mindfulness in Medicine, health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, defined mindfulness as "Paying attention in a particular way, on p
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Oct 25, 2013 – Luke Broomhall is an experienced Forensic Psychological who as a special interest in the well-being of lawyers. He has conducted workshops on that topic for some larger Adelaide firms.
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Jun 25, 2018 – Links and resources for commencing and managing your practice
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Apr 19, 2018 – A collection of Ethics Guidelines, publications and resources.