A Conflict Resolution Profession Ill-Equipped for the Job

Lawyers are the profession responsible for helping people make peace when conflicts exceed clients’ ability to resolve them on their own.  Yet American lawyers suffer shockingly high rates of major depression, substance abuse, and suicide.  These are not the characteristics of effective conflict resolution professionals.  Click on the link below to read ILI Director Pauline Tesler’s article, “Talking About Love With Lawyers, which explores the malaise affecting American lawyers and why that’s a problem for all of us.

Reclaiming Law as a Healing Profession

Depressed, Angry Lawyers Aren’t Effective Peacemakers