Striving for a happier practice.

While I don’t have any official citations, I know I’ve read at least one article correlating attorneys and depression. In fact, I’m almost certain that in Louisiana attorneys have the highest rate of suicide and/or substance abuse among the other professions. Perhaps this is the underbelly of practicing law in Louisiana, but this article about recognizing depression sheds light on a very serious issue.

Sometimes it’s the little things

If this blog has any readers, then it should be evident that I’m big on handing out example forms. I will admit, the previous forms have been more complex and absolutely do not substitute actual legal advice; however sometimes its the simpler things that matter. A colleague asked me for a sample motion to reset the other day. So, if you’re new to the practice or just curious, here is an example form of a motion to reset.