WSJ's Law Blog has an interesting post on why, at this time of year, so many lawyers are depressed. There is also a video of a lawyer's less-than-stellar reaction to being advised that he has become a shareholder (posted below).
What say you, South Florida? It's bonus time -- are you happy? Associates are being made partner -- happy? Salaries are being adjusted -- happy?
For me, I've had a good year, and I feel pretty good. But it's a fleeting feeling. Sometimes it does feel that this all is a house of cards and it all could come tumbling down. Then I get mad at opposing counsel and I start to feel good again.