Bloomberg Law
March 25, 2022, 9:00 AM

ANALYSIS: Trouble Disconnecting? Put Down Your Phone After Hours

Rachael Pikulski
Rachael Pikulski
Legal Analyst

Smartphones and other mobile devices may be the driving force behind attorneys’ inability to disconnect from work once they leave the office or shut their laptops for the day, according to results from a Bloomberg Law survey.

Any practicing attorney can attest to the demanding workloads and long days that come with the job—working outside of regular 9-to-5 business hours is the norm in the legal profession.

Handheld devices have paved the way for work to be conducted anywhere, at any time—but likely at a cost to lawyer well-being.

Attorneys Continue to Struggle to Disconnect

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