Bye to Bad Habits: Lawyers Share Resolutions for 2020

January 24, 2020, Law360, by Erin Coe —

Hitting the snooze button instead of the gym. Letting that attorney’s email get under your skin. Checking your smartphone nonstop. Skipping a couple hours of sleep to finish that brief. The never-ending demands of the legal industry can make it easy for lawyers to slip into some bad habits, and there’s nothing like a new year to take stock and look for ways to reset. Lawyers told Law360 they are settling into the year with an optimistic outlook and have a whole host of personal and professional goals they’re hoping to achieve.

Matt Addison, managing partner of McDonald Carano LLP’s Reno, Nevada, office, wants to be more conscientious about how he disengages from work. Whether he’s doing martial arts, practicing yoga, meditating or reading, he wants to ensure he’s absorbed in the activity in front of him and affording himself a real break from work, so that when he returns, he’s recharged. To read entire article click here.

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