X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

Given its long hours and demanding work, the legal industry can be a breeding ground for mental health issues, including depression, anxiety and stress.

In response, a number of lawyers and legal tech vendors are launching apps and mental health resources to address these issues head-on. While not all these tools specifically target lawyers, all benefit legal professionals by giving them a 24/7 source of well-being assistance at their fingertips.

“Law firms are not set up to be bastions of emotional support; they are set up to perform high-quality legal work around the clock,” said Jeremy Fischbach, a former Big Law lawyer who now works with virtual legal service provider InCloudCounsel. He added, “The American law firm for a lot of people is a source of isolation because you are working 80 hours a week, you are not spending a lot of time with the people you care about the most.”

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]

Victoria Hudgins

I am a reporter for Legaltech News where I cover national and international cyber regulations and legal tech innovations and developments.

More from this author

 
Reprints & Licensing
Mentioned in a Law.com story?

License our industry-leading legal content to extend your thought leadership and build your brand.

BenefitsPRO Broker Expo 2021Event

The premier educational and networking event for employee benefits brokers and agents.

Get More Information
 

General Counsel Summit (GCS) 2021Event

General Counsel Summit is the premier event for in-house counsel, hosting esteemed legal minds from all sectors of the economy.

Get More Information
 

General Counsel Summit (GCS) 2021Event

General Counsel Summit is the premier event for in-house counsel, hosting esteemed legal minds from all sectors of the economy.

Get More Information
 

General Counsel Conference East 2021Event

GCC East addresses General Counsel trends in regulatory, data protection, tech management, legal operations, and leadership.

Get More Information
 

General Counsel Conference East 2021Event

GCC East addresses General Counsel trends in regulatory, data protection, tech management, legal operations, and leadership.

Get More Information
 

Women Influence & Power in Law (WIPL) 2021Event

WIPL is the original global forum facilitating women-to-women exchange on leadership and legal issues.

Get More Information
 

Women Influence & Power in Law (WIPL) 2021Event

WIPL is the original global forum facilitating women-to-women exchange on leadership and legal issues.

Get More Information
 
 

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.