Today, lawyers worry about many looming threats.

  • Competition for clients has never been greater;
  • The demands on lawyers to bring in new and profitable business continue to mount;
  • The pressure grows to improve client service while holding the line on fees in a globally competitive environment.

It’s enough to spoil the few stolen moments of recreation that we harried lawyers can snatch. You sit at the theatre and can’t even enjoy the action on stage, because the lack of action back at the firm creates terror scenarios in your mind. What should you do? Well, perhaps, the lessons of the theatre offer hope. Perhaps you would benefit from the skills and talents that come from stagecraft. Take a look at this American Bar Association article for a few clues. STORIES ON STAGE: How Acting Classes Helped These Lawyers Hone Their Craft by Arin Greenwood