I recently shared with you a few of my thoughts about how to navigate a career while also being a wife and mother. The advice I shared has a lot to do with my own experience but was also gleaned from others who have walked the same path. Whether you are married, have children, or other commitments, finding a balance between doing good work and having a fulfilling personal life can certainly be challenging at times. Here are some additional thoughts to help you strike the balance between the life you want to lead and the work you want to produce.
It’s easy for a young lawyer to feel overwhelmed in the first few years practicing law. From writing briefs and filing motions to reviewing documents and preparing for trial, there is very little time left for much else. However, it’s important for a young lawyer to think about and plan time for business development, especially if they would like to become a partner some day.