Top Fears of Lawyers [Infographic]

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Lawyers made the list of the top 10 most stressful jobs, but what are they so stressed about? Learn about the Top 10 Fears of Lawyers in this MyCase infographic.

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Top Fears of Lawyers [Infographic]

  1. 1. fears of lawyers The top HERE’S WHY LAWYERS MADE THAT LIST: ACCORDING TO THE SURVEY RESPONDENTS: Lawyers made the list of the top 10 most stressful jobs. So what are lawyers most common fears and stressors? According to data that New Health Guide compiled from NOMS, Lawyers are 1.33 times more likely than non-lawyers to commit suicide. ! LAWYER SUICIDE RATE: There are no inherent physical risks associated with practicing law, other than the physical complications of which can be incredibly taxing on the body. MORTALITY RATE: stress, There's no way around it—law is a stressful career path with long hours, and often, crippling amounts of student debt that takes years of work to pay off. STRESS RATE: 9/10 $ $ $ $ MyCase has substantially increased legal client satisfaction. SATISFACTION MyCase has substantially increased REVENUE revenue. MyCase has substantially decreased the amount of time spent on administrative tasks. TIME MyCase has substantially decreased COST According to the ABA Journal this is what lawyers worry about the most: According our latest customer survey, MyCase helps our customers worry less: What have you done to reduce your stress lately? Looking foolish by asking certain questions. Being intimidated by superiors in their firm. Candidly expressing their thoughts and feelings. Speaking in public. Being blamed. Asking for favors from their counterparts in a case or being asked for favors by their counterparts. Being attacked or outsmarted by counterparts. Failing to locate “the smoking gun.” Being judged unfairly by potential or actual jurors. Feeling that their offices or cases are out of control. Being intimidated by judges. Lacking skill and confidence due to limited trial experience. Changing familiar procedures. Giving clients “bad news.” Clients giving false testimony. Harming their clients’ interests. Suffering “the pain, humiliation and shame of defeat.” Seeming “too nice.” Suffering reprisals from judicial disqualification motions or reporting judicial misconduct. ! (64%) MyCase has substantially increased their mobility. MOBILITY (84%) (55%) (80%) (50%) $ $ $ $ staffing costs/needs. $$$ SIGN UP FOR A FREE MYCASE TRIAL HERE: http://www.mycase.com/legal-practice-management-software?ls=web&sd=MC-Web -Infographic_TopFears_FT-Nov15&campaign=70180000001JDzX&ms=Converted SOURCES: http://www.bustle.com/articles/16016-the-10-most-stressful-and-depressing-jobs-in-america | http://www.newhealthguide.org/Highest-Suicide-Rate-By-Profession.html%3E http://www.businessinsider.com/why-lawyers-are-unhappy-at-work-2013-8 | http://www.abajournal.com/magazine/article/32_of_lawyers_most_common_fears/

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