Cognitive Dissonance, Hard Decisions, and Wellness

DSBA Bar Journal

In this article printed in The Journal of the Delaware State Bar Association, Morris Nichols partner RJ Scaggs reflects on his practice, his work with the Delaware Lawyers Assistance Program (DE-LAP), stressors which often confront attorneys, and the challenge to strike a balance.

In this article, I attempt to discuss one aspect of our thinking about values and actions and how it can impact our wellness. Based on my personal experience and the years I have been working with Carol Waldhauser to help impaired attorneys, I am convinced that too many of us are stressed, sad, or anxious.Click here to read the full article.

RJ concentrates his practice on corporate and business litigation. He serves as Chair of Delaware’s Lawyers Assistance Committee and is a frequent speaker on lawyer addiction, well-being, and recovery.


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