Top Fears of Lawyers [Infographic]

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The top fears of lawyers Lawyers made the list of the top 10 most stressful jobs. ! HERE’S WHY LAWYERS MADE THAT LIST: LAWYER SUICIDE RATE: According to data that New Health Guide compiled Lawyers are 1.33 times more likely than non-lawyers to commit suicide. from NOMS, MORTALITY RATE: There are no inherent physical risks associated with practicing law, other than the physical complications of stress, which can be incredibly taxing on the body. 9/10 $ $ STRESS RATE: $ No way around it; law is a stressful career path with long hours, and often, crippling amounts of student debt that takes years of work to pay off. $ So what are lawyers most common fears and stressors? According to the ABA Journal this is what lawyers worry about the most: Being intimidated by superiors in their firm. Looking foolish by asking certain questions. Asking for favors from their counterparts in a case or being asked for favors by their counterparts. Candidly expressing their thoughts and feelings. Being blamed. Speaking in public. Giving clients “bad news.” Clients giving false testimony. Suffering reprisals from judicial disqualification motions or reporting judicial misconduct. Suffering “the pain, humiliation and shame of defeat.” Seeming “too nice.” Harming their clients’ interests. Failing to locate “the smoking gun.” ! Being attacked or outsmarted by counterparts. Being intimidated by judges. Lacking skill and confidence due to limited trial experience. Being judged unfairly by potential or actual jurors. Changing familiar procedures. Feeling that their offices or cases are out of control. According our latest customer survey, MyCase helps our customers worry less: ACCORDING TO THE SURVEY RESPONDENTS: SATISFACTION MyCase has substantially increased legal client satisfaction. (64%) REVENUE revenue. MyCase has substantially increased $ $ $ $ (50%) TIME MyCase has substantially decreased the amount of time spent on administrative tasks. (80%) MOBILITY MyCase has substantially increased their mobility. $$$ (84%) COST MyCase has substantially decreased staffing costs/needs. (55%) What have you done to reduce your stress lately? SIGN UP FOR A FREE MYCASE TRIAL HERE: http://www.mycase.com/legal-practice-management-software?ls=web&sd=MC-Web -Infographic_TopFears_FT-Nov15&campaign=70180000001JDzX&ms=Converted

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