We’ve made great advances in recent years in Canada in examining mental health in the legal profession, and prior, in law school.
In large part this can be attributed to Orlando da Silva, former President of the Ontario Bar Association, who used his term as the head of the largest legal organization in Ontario to bring attention to his own personal plights. Da Silva was awarded the Law Society Medal last year for these contributions.
Similar conversations are occurring south of the border as well. One of the most prominent ones is a new series on Above the Law called . . . [more]