General Rules: Week 4

  1. STAY ON TOP OF YOUR HEALTH. This one sounds obnoxious so let’s be clear: no, we don’t mean start a jogging regimen or eat only paleo. This means take care of your mental and physical health in whatever way works best for you. Be honest with yourself about your needs and limitations. Some of us can deal with huge amounts of stress, indeed, some of us thrive on it. Some of us do not. Figure out who you are and work accordingly. A compromised lawyer means compromised representation. Ask for help when needed, whether just to get the work done, or for more significant issues.

Click here to read intro post on the Rules of Professional Conduct for Lawyers.

Tune in Next Week for General Rule #5