Taking care of yourself, the welfare of your family, and also taking care of your clients and your team — it sound like a very heavy lift. And it can be. But it also is the smart thing to do to enhance your career and future prospects.
Check out this article to find out how one lawyer approaches all that lift. And then riff on it. Situations and circumstances differ, and approaches will differ as well. It is the goals that are consistent.
So if you are a woman lawyer — or a male lawyer with primary childcare responsibilities — and a profession to safeguard, develop your own plan and approach to taking care of business on both ends. Be the example you want to be to others on your team — both at home and at the office.
You CAN do this!