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How to Take a Mental Health Day [LGE 117]

Lawyers Gone Ethical

Release Date: 06/16/2020

Slowing Down Incoming Business - Why and How [LGE 127] show art Slowing Down Incoming Business - Why and How [LGE 127]

Lawyers Gone Ethical

Lawyers sometimes get more work than we need, want, or can handle. What's the best way to handle this situation ethically?

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Lawyers Gone Ethical

A niche, or narrow, law practice might sound risky, but it's actually a fantastic way to build a rewarding practice.  Lyndosha Jamison has created a niche for herself that is exciting professionally and financially successful.  Join Megan as she interviews Lyndosha to learn how. 

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Lawyers Gone Ethical

Florida heard my episode, and how do you disclose criminal past on a character and fitness application?

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Military Spouses and More: How to Move Without a Bar Exam [LGE 124] show art Military Spouses and More: How to Move Without a Bar Exam [LGE 124]

Lawyers Gone Ethical

Moving across state lines brings enough headaches. A bar exam should not be one! Here are ways to move and continue practicing law.

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Lawyers Gone Ethical

Kenneth shares his powerful story of how he became a drug addict, an alcoholic, got disbarred, and eventually, found his way to recovery.

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Lawyers Gone Ethical

An episode specifically for those who intended to take the July 2020 Bar exam. Let's talk about how to cope in these uncertain times.

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Lawyers Gone Ethical

If your kids will be home this fall, it's time to plan so the ad hoc way we lived when the pandemic first began can give way to something more organized.

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Diploma Privilege in Lieu of Bar Exam in 2020 with Jordan Couch [LGE 120] show art Diploma Privilege in Lieu of Bar Exam in 2020 with Jordan Couch [LGE 120]

Lawyers Gone Ethical

With the July 2020 bar exam being a tremendous health risk in light of COVID-19, state bars are rushing and struggling to figure out how to respond. One popular topic of discussion is diploma privilege - the right to practice law as a result of obtaining your law school diploma. In this episode, Jordan Couch and Megan discuss this issue.

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Lawyers Gone Ethical

Many lawyers and bar applicants are worried that hiring a lawyer to assist them will make them look culpable, immoral, or colloquially "guilty". In this episode we explore that question and conclude no, it does not hurt to have a lawyer involved.

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Lawyers Gone Ethical

Today we answer burning questions from the internet about IOLTAs, plus our first listener audio question.

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Mental health is tough to tend to, especially as solo and small firm lawyers make a ton of excuses why we cannot be out for even one day. So how do we take a day off that leaves us actually inspired to go back to work and not more stressed than when we left the office? In this episode, Megan shares her story of a recent day off that shed light on some "how to" ideas for taking a mental health day. To read her full story of the day off, visit Attorney at Work for her upcoming article.


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