ABA Young Lawyers Division on Lawyer Burnout

Burnout is just an inevitable drawback of being a lawyer, right? No, says Megan Grandinetti, attorney, wellness coach, yoga teacher and author of the recent ABA Young Lawyers Division article, “How to Avoid Burnout: Ideas for Improving Your Current Condition.” She explains that burnout can lead to serious mental and physical health problems and should be addressed. But too often, lawyers fear being perceived as “inferior or less capable” and legal employers treat the subject as “taboo.” Check out the full article to learn more about what burnout is (and why it is so taboo), how to recognize the signs of burnout and how to avoid it.

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