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From the President: ‘Go Placidly Amid the Noise and Haste . . .’

By Andrew R. Lynch
President, DeKalb Bar Association 2018-2019

Most lawyers have never had a client tell them “you look stressed, are you working to hard? Take a break from working on my case and go on home.” I thought I would write briefly on the stress we all deal with just doing our jobs.

In our profession, we work on hard problems and under stressful situations. Take the time to have a life. Take your kids, dog, or just yourself to the park. Take time to take care of your health, you can always work but you can never get your health back. There really will always be one more problem to solve or one more case to work on. At some point you need to just take a break. Stress from the practice of law has killed or damaged more than one of us.

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RSVP Now for the October FLS Breakfast

Join us for breakfast on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, where we will hear from a panel of four judges of the DeKalb Superior Court: Judge Gregory A. Adams, Judge J. P. Boulee, Judge Courtney L. Johnson, and Judge Mark Anthony Scott. They will provide their perspectives on practice and procedure, professionalism and ethics, and other valuable behind-the-bench insights. DeKalb Bar members can register on the website here.

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Welcome to the DBA Board for 2018-2019

Thank you for your leadership and service to the DeKalb Bar Association. It's going to be a great year! President Andrew Lynch Vice President Mike Rafi Secretary Judge Stacey Hydrick Treasurer Elizabeth Garrett Board Members Kathy Adams Carter Mecca Anderson…

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September Family Law Breakfast Recap

The theme for our September breakfast was Back to School, and attorney Neeru “Nina” Gupta, an attorney who specializes in education law, discussed common issues that schools experience with custody orders. Nearly every child attends school, yet the vast majority…

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