Damian C. Taylor represents clients in labor and employment matters and general civil litigation for Coleman, Hazzard, Taylor, Klaus, Doupé & Diaz, Attorneys at Law, in Naples. http://www.chtlegal.com/
When in need of a quick recharge I … exercise.
When I’m feeling stressed I … take a deep breath.
My preferred method of exercise is … cycling.
The first thing I do when I wake up is … grab a cup of coffee and read the newspaper.
I am most productive during the day when I … am uninterrupted.
The one thing I would tell a stressed-out and overwhelmed young lawyer is … it gets better, and you can make changes to improve your situation.
Every day I make sure to … think about what’s truly important in life.
On a typical Saturday night, you will find me … watching a movie with family.
The best way to deal with a difficult colleague or opposing counsel is … stay calm.
The quickest way to ruin your career is … engage in unethical behavior.
My favorite hobby is … exercise.
I keep my priorities straight by … spending time with family.
The one thing that concerns me most about the future of the legal profession is … the amount of debt law school students are graduating with.
The most gratifying part about my job is … something new and interesting every day and working with great clients.
My favorite sport to play/watch is … soccer.
The best way to promote health and wellness among lawyers is … encourage strong participation in bar associations and Inns of Court chapters.
Law schools should teach … how best to interact with difficult lawyers and clients.
If I could travel anywhere in the world right now it would be … Hawaii.
The happiest lawyers are those who … maintain work/life balance.
The best advice I’ve received about balancing work and life is … prioritize family.