The Resilient Lawyer with Jeena Cho
About This Show
Practical and actionable information you can use to be a better lawyer.
The Resilient Lawyer podcast is inspired by those in the legal profession living with authenticity and courage. Each week, we share tools and strategies for finding more balance, joy, and satisfaction in your professional and personal life!
You'll meet lawyers, entrepreneurs, mentors and teachers successfully bridging the gap between their personal and professional lives, connecting the dots between their mental, emotional, physical and spiritual selves. This podcast is about ordinary people making an extraordinary difference.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
RL 90: Megan Boyd — Placing Your Mental Health First and Transitioning From Law
7 days ago
In this episode, I am excited to have Megan Boyd on to talk about what transitioning into a new career from law looks like. Megan Boyd is a lecturer at Georgia State University College of Law. Before entering academia, Megan served as a law clerk and practiced law at a mid-sized firm, where she did insurance coverage and bad faith work as co-chairperson of the firm’s appellate practice group. She has written numerous articles about legal writing and is a frequent speaker on that topic at continuing legal education events and conferences throughout the country. She is also the co-author of the book "Show, Don’t Tell: Legal Writing for the Real World." Topics Covered How she made the decision to leave the traditional law practice and focus on legal writing and her advice to law students to better prepare them for working in a law practice. Advice for students and lawyers thinking about leaving law and both understanding that although the job can be stressful, constant anxiety towards the amount of work is unhealthy and balancing you happiness with a career is possible. How to discern when is the right time to re-evaluate your happiness/career and tools to help manage work anxiety. Challenges with and benefits of leaving the law practice. Find out more on Megan at: Twitter Boyd_Megan@Yahoo.com Questions? Comments? Email Jeena! firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also connect with Jeena on Twitter: @Jeena_Cho For more information, visit: jeenacho.com Order The Anxious Lawyer book — Available in hardcover, Kindle and Audible Find Your Ease: Retreat for Lawyers I’m creating a retreat that will provide a perfect gift of relaxation and rejuvenation with an intimate group of lawyers. Interested? Please complete this form: https://jeena3.typeform.com/to/VXfIXq MINDFUL PAUSE: Bite-Sized Practices for Cultivating More Joy and Focus 31-day program. Spend just 6 minutes every day to practice mindfulness and meditation. Decrease stress/anxiety, increase focus and concentration. Interested? http://jeenacho.com/mindful-pause/ Transcript Thanks for joining us on the Resilient Lawyer Podcast. If you’ve enjoyed the show, please tell a friend. It’s really the best way to grow the show. To leave us a review on iTunes, search for the Resilient Lawyer and give us your honest feedback. It goes a long way to help with our visibility when you do that so we really appreciate it. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you next week. Read more »
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It's okay to be a weird lawyer :) I'm seriously so excited for this.
Date published: 2015-03-01