. On Being Happy, Healthy, and Ethical – for Pre-law
Read “On Being a Happy, Healthy, and Ethical Member of an Unhappy, Unhealthy, and Unethical Profession” from the Vanderbilt Law Review and answer the following questions.
3a. What are Schiltz’s main findings about the health and reported happiness of lawyers? What are the major causes? Be specific
3b. Please read Section III.C. on pages 915-920 and comment on the following quotation. Do you find it convincing? Why or why not?
“That is why, no matter which big firm you join, there is a good chance that working at the firm will make you unhealthy, an even better chance that it will make you unhappy, and an almost 100% chance that it will make you unethical…” (p. 920)
3c. Can a lawyer be successful and ethical at the same time? What steps will you take to achieve this in your career?