alcohol issue cover

Inside the legal profession’s alcohol problem // Cover Story

March 3, 2020

We dug into the latest research on alcohol abuse, spoke to experts and met with lawyers in recovery. As a profession, we can find strength and wisdom in their stories

An image of a shop.

The lawyer’s guide to not drinking // Feature Story

March 3, 2020

After decades of inaction, legal drinking culture is in the midst of true change

Illustration of junior associates doing yoga on file folders.

Meet the associates who are changing legal drinking culture // The lawyer’s guide to not drinking

March 3, 2020

Inside the quiet rebellion against the industry’s boozy norms

A photo of wine glasses.

Bay Street firms are cutting back on alcohol // The lawyer’s guide to not drinking

March 3, 2020

Three large-firm diversity officers talk about the recent shift in workplace drinking culture

An illustration of a party with dancing.

Is it possible to throw a dry party that’s actually fun? // The lawyer’s guide to not drinking

March 3, 2020

Today, any competent bartender will have a Rolodex of delicious virgin cocktail recipes

The Insider Feature

How to balance friends with your hectic work schedule // The Insider

March 3, 2020

The practice of law can be all-consuming. That doesn’t mean it’s impossible to maintain healthy friendships

David Yi breakdancing with his feet in the air.

This corporate lawyer is also an accomplished breakdancer // Secret Life

March 3, 2020

“Dance is a free-flowing expression of my personality,” says David Yi. “When I’m lost in the music, my body takes over.”

Lawyers vacation hiking

Trekking through the searing heat of the Arizona desert // Not Your Average Vacation

March 3, 2020

For Rachel Radomski, hiking is “an immersive way to experience nature”

An image of a hand holding a pen and paper.

The challenge of reporting on alcohol in law // Editor’s Note

March 3, 2020

How to critique the profession without perpetuating misleading stereotypes

The Law Society has reduced its annual lawyer fees // On the Record

March 3, 2020

And it’s managed to do so without cutting any services