My definite observation over the course of my own career is that the happiest lawyers are the debt-free ones.

— Diane Costigan, Director of Coaching and Well-Being at Winston & Strawn, commenting on wellness issues that heavily indebted lawyers face during their careers. During Lawyer Well-Being Week this past May, the firm hosted a financial behaviorist for a workshop on how lawyers could manage their finances.


Staci ZaretskyStaci Zaretsky is a senior editor at Above the Law, where she’s worked since 2011. She’d love to hear from you, so please feel free to email her with any tips, questions, comments, or critiques. You can follow her on Twitter or connect with her on LinkedIn.





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