For many lawyers, the Trump presidency has been a new world. While activists have filled the streets, lawyers have been fighting him in court, and gaining national recognition in the process. This has inspired many lawyers to be vocal about their beliefs and back up their words with action, joining protests across the country.

At the same time, however, this notoriety comes at a price. Many lawyers getting involved in anti-Trump actions are struggling to deal with the responsibility of fighting for their clients in a political world that is looking less and less certain, and they are talking about the toll of the work on their own mental health more openly.

Latino USA speaks with a lawyer and a legal representative to shed light on this new world for lawyers.

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