State bars battle lawyer depression; legal profession ranks fourth in suicide rate

Former lawyer Steve Angel understands the link between burnout and depression. Writing at the Oklahoma Bar Association website, Angel wrote about how stress led to the loss of his law license. “I am a workaholic who, after 27 years in the profession, hit a wall, crashed, burned and lost the one thing I always wanted to do—practice law,” he wrote.
From: ABA Journal

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