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Grit & Resilience: Well-Being for Law Students and Lawyers

Law can a challenging profession; these resources can help.


This guide brings together resources to support your well-being while at law school and beyond. Find resources on grit, cultivating a growth mindset, school-life balance, and more. 

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American Bar Association

The American Bar Association and allied organizations have acknowledged the challenges to health and well-being for legal professionals. In 2017, a collection of professional associations formed the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being. This group researched and issued the report, "The Path to Lawyer Well-Being: Practical Recommendations for Positive Change." The report recognized the elements of toxicity in the legal profession, how this has the potential to affect justice and client service, and proposed actions to integrate well-being into the profession.


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