Lawyers Are Committing Suicide at an Alarming Rate

The profession has the 5th highest suicide rates in America

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Amid news of death penalties on the decline and murder rates dropping in cities like Chicago, it might surprise you to hear there’s one death rate that’s very high: Lawyers are killing themselves at alarming rates across the United States. They’re the same smart, driven and successful people who litigate life and death issues in America’s courtrooms every day.