Lawyer Wellness

What is Lawyer Wellness?

Lawyer Wellness means different things to different people. To some it's about seeking help when in crisis, and to others it's about finding time for lunchtime yoga. Overall, it's an acknowledgment of the stress and difficulties that come along with practising law, and actively finding ways to improve both personal and business lives.

In these pages you'll find everything from having a healthy relationship with alcohol to learning about new practice management software that will help you find more hours in the day.

Why is Lawyer Wellness Important?

In a survey conducted by Ipsos Reid on behalf of the Canadian Bar Association, stress/burnout was rated by 94% of the respondents as being the issue perceived as most prevalent in the legal profession.

Lawyer Wellness is important because the profession is expected to be at the top of its game at all times. Lawyers are relied upon when people are in crisis.

Get Involved

The best way to get involved is to talk about Lawyer Wellness with your peers, and tell them how important it is to have a healthy lifestyle. Share stories about what your office does to promote lawyer wellness, think of ways you can improve your office life, or send them to resources like these pages.

If you have any information you want to share about Lawyer Wellness, please get in touch with us at webmaster@cbabc.org.