Podcast: The addicted lawyer


Krambule’s treatment included sedatives, pain killers and sleep aids, that reached to more than  30 pills per day. As a result, the cocktail of medications “metabolized and accumulated” in Randy Krambule’s body.

Attorney Brian Cuban, the brother of billionaire Mark Cuban, struggled with low self-esteem and depression, which in turn led to substance abuse and the destruction of his legal career. Cuban recalls how his lifelong struggle caused his life to spin out of control in his latest book, The Addicted Lawyer: Tales of the Bar, Booze, Blow & Redemption. In this podcast from The Chicago Bar Association available at Legal Talk Network, Cuban offers advice on how lawyers struggling with the same issues can deal with their substance abuse.