Balance, Joy and Satisfaction in Legal Practice

Keeva, Steven, Transforming Practices: Finding Joy and Satisfaction in the Legal Life. Contemporary Books, Chicago, IL (1999).
This author gathered stories of lawyers who have changed the way they practice law. The emphasis is on coordinating inner values with the outer life and work. Inspiring lawyer profiles trace this search for deeper meaning.

Kaufman, George, The Lawyer’s Guide to Balancing Life and Work. ABA Law Practice Management, Chicago, IL (1999).
The signs of burnout along with suggestions to prevent, cure or cope with it are addressed. The author has included information, anecdotes and simple “how to” exercises.

Palmer, Parker, Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation. Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA (2000).
Writer, teacher, activist Parker Palmer explores the “vocation” in this clear, vital and honest book. Telling stories from his own life, he shares insights from darkness and depression with learnings from fulfillment and joy.