How to Set and Honor Boundaries

Feeling burned out? It’s time to start setting boundaries.

Understand the signs of lawyer burnout—and how to avoid it by making meaningful changes to how you practice law.

Lawyer burnout is a serious problem. While legal work is incredibly fulfilling, it can be stressful and exhausting. To avoid getting worn down, you need to know (and respect) your limits, learn to say no, and let go of the belief that you can handle more than you can. 

Watch this session for tips on boundary setting, so you can act more intentionally and regain control of your life. After attending this session, you will: 

  • Understand the causes, signs, and consequences of lawyer burnout—and how setting boundaries can help you avoid becoming another burned-out lawyer
  • Learn how to identify where you are trying to control other people, how to stop, and how to accept what you cannot control
  • Figure out how to be happier and more present to improve your relationships with yourself, your colleagues, and your clients

Duration: 30 minutes

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Olivia Vizachero


The Stressed Lawyer

Olivia is a former BigLaw litigator turned solo-practitioner and runs The Less Stressed Lawyer, a boutique life coaching practice for lawyers. As a Certified Life Coach she teaches lawyers how to practice emotional management, improve time management and balance their workload so they can start living lives with less stress and far more fulfillment.