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lawyers with ADD

Lawyers with ADD: A Problem or an Advantage?

In my work as a psychologist, most lawyers and law students who talk to me about their attention-deficit disorder or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are typically under a fair amount of stress due to their symptoms. Most people see ADD/ADHD as an obstacle to overcome. Those with ADD/ADHD often struggle with organization, sustaining focus and completing tasks on time. For lawyers, there can be real consequences for missing important legal details, letting a statute of limitations run out or missing a court date. So, viewing ADD/ADHD as an advantage is not how most lawyers usually experience it. ... Here are some helpful strategies to address some common challenges lawyers with ADD/ADHD face.

February 19, 2018 0 0 0