New Amateur Life Coach Video: Burn Out!

James J. Bell, ICLEF's Amateur Life Coach

Burn Out

Twice each month through January, The Amateur Life Coach (also known as attorney James J. Bell of Bingham Greenebaum Doll) will provide you insights to both law and life in his own, unique way.

This week, the Amateur Life Coach addresses the issue of lawyer fatigue, or burn out. Special thanks to this week’s Guest “Viewer” criminal defense attorney Mark E. Kamish, Baldwin Adam & Kamish of Franklin.

Written and performed by James J. Bell. Produced by the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum.

Submit questions for the Amateur Life Coach to or @JamesJBell on Twitter.

This video is for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional advice.


James focuses his practice in the areas of criminal defense; attorney discipline defense and health care law. As a Marion County Public Defender, he represented clients in numerous jury and bench trials. James also represents clients in juvenile delinquency, appeals and post-conviction proceedings. James is a frequent ICLEF speaker on ethics, trial practice and criminal procedure. James just completed his first semester as an adjunct professor at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law where he teaches a course on professional responsibility. To date, no student has yet stood on their desk and shouted “Oh captain, my captain!” Follow James on Twitter @jamesjbell

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ICLEF • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, IN


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