Lawyer Satisfaction Survey
This SURVEY explores the goals, attitudes, habits and values that result in joy, contentment, and engagement on a daily basis. 
Responses will be compiled as part of Happy Effective Lawyer, LLC. Responses are all anonymous, but may be quoted or summarized in a manner that is not intended to identify you, including in articles, presentations, or in the Happy Lawyer website, www.happy.lawyer, and blog www.happyeffectivelawyer.org.

The SURVEY should take about 10-15 minutes to complete. 

SurveyMonkey does not allow you to print the survey. If you would like to keep track of your answers, take screenshots or take notes as you go along.


If you want to contribute by name any reflections, advice, or feedback, send an email for consideration of your post or feedback. robertcreo@happyeffectivelawyer.org



Note: questions 1-8, 16 are mandatory.

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* 1. Create a 4 digit PIN
(Use this PIN for all other surveys):

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* 2. Year Admitted

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* 3. What state(s), province(s), countries admitted?

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* 4. What is your gender?

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* 5. Practice Areas

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* 6. Current employment

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* 7. About how many hours did you devote to your job and related tasks on average each MONTH? (Including administrative but not business development.)

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* 8. Currently I feel joy or am very satisfied with my professional life and work:

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* 9. At times in the past I felt joy or was very satisfied with my professional life and work:

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* 10. When working on a specific legal task, how often do you find yourself at your top or peak performance, or effectively addressing a unique challenge?

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* 11. Where I find/found the joy, contentment, or engagement in practicing law. (If in past positions, please so indicate.)

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* 12. What specific personal or professional habits or attitudes work for you?

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* 13. If you are a woman, please comment on any challenges to your job performance based upon your gender, and any strategies successfully utilized by you to address these issues.

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* 14. At any time in your career, have you had dependent family members (such as children or parents)? Please share any strategies which were successful in meeting these challenges posed by caring for the dependents.

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* 15. What lessons have you learned in legal practice?

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* 16. What values and attributes do you believe are essential for effective lawyering?

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* 17. Welcome to the practice of law: Advice and tips for the newer lawyer.

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* 18. Would you, or do you, encourage your children, family members, or friends to become lawyers?

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* 19. Would/is your encouragement, or lack thereof, be dependent on the gender of the child/family member/friend? Explain.

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* 20. If I had to do it over again, I would become a lawyer.

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* 21. Additional Comments

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