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Choosing a Career
The ABA Guide to International Bar Admissions by
Call Number: K120 .A22 2012
Publication Date: 2012-09-01
This guide provides an overview of the bar admissions process in various jurisdictions around the globe, a process that is modeled after that generally used in the United States.
Being a Better Lawyer: A Short Guide to a Long Career by
Call Number: KF300 .S668 2014
Publication Date: 2014-06-01
This book will help you assess your legal career and pinpoint what you might want to change. It will then assist you in determining how to make those changes and plan for the uncertainties of the future.
Beyond the Big Firm: Profiles of Lawyers Who Want Something More by
Call Number: KF299.P8 M67 2007
Publication Date: 2007-04-10
Beyond the Big Firm offers more than 30 compelling profiles of lawyers who have chosen to follow nontraditional legal careers, in a wide range of subject areas, practice settings, and types of work.
Careers in Animal Law by
Call Number: KF299.A55 E37 2011
Publication Date: 2013-02-26
One of the fastest growing legal disciplines, animal law is concerned with protecting and improving the lives of animals through city ordinances, state and federal laws, international treaties, and cases that impact animals.
Careers in Health Law by
Call Number: KF299.M43 S58 2014
Publication Date: 2015-09-07
Careers in Health Law can help lawyers to reenergize, rethink, and reposition their career goals and strategy in this dynamic industry.
Careers in International Law, 4e by
Call Number: KZ1238 .U55 C37 2012
Publication Date: 2013-12-07
This new edition is a valuable guide for law students and lawyers interested in finding, maintaining, or moving into a career in international law.
Careers in IP Law : Avenues and Opportunities by
Call Number: KF3165 .Z9 B76 2013
This book helps both students and those who are changing careers by providing detailed information on different IP practice areas, including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secrets, and new media.
Careers in Sports Law by
Call Number: KF299.S66 E34 2014
Publication Date: 2015-08-07
This book provides law students, or those thinking about law school, with practical insight into how to build a background to maximize the chances of a successful sports law job search
Entertainment Careers for Lawyers, 3e by
Call Number: KF299.E57 H46 2014
Publication Date: 2014-12-07
Entertainment Careers for Lawyers will dispel many of the myths surrounding the practice and help lawyers and law students gain an understanding of the realities of entertainment law.
How to Achieve Success After the Bar Exam : A Step-by-Step Action Plan by
Call Number: KF300 .B853 2014
Publication Date: 2015-04-16
Through week-by-week activities and practical advice, this book will help recent grads define their career vision, seek out networking opportunities, demonstrate their value to potential clients, develop accountability, and think like a businessperson.
How to Build and Manage a Personal Injury Practice by
Call Number: KF8925.P4 G52 2012
Publication Date: 2013-02-26
This essential guide discusses the basic differences between personal injury law and other types of law practice, and provides guidance for avoiding common pitfalls.
How to Play the Game: What Every Sports Attorney Needs to Know by
Call Number: KF299.S66 H45 2018
How to Play the Game, by Miami-based attorney and sports agent Darren Heitner, is the go-to source for anyone interested in getting into the field of sports law. It discusses the laws that govern the sports industry, from contract drafting and negotiation to antitrust issues, intellectual property matters, and labor law concerns. It also discusses the role of players' associations, the power of sports commissioners, sports betting regulations, and more. But what makes it truly unique are the real-life case studies involving recognized professional and college sports figures as well as anecdotes from Darren's own experiences as a sports attorney, agent, and media spokesperson for college and professional sports industries.
In-House : A Lawyers Guide to Getting a Corporate Legal Position by
Call Number: KF299.I5 P37 2012
Publication Date: 2013-12-07
A complete guide through the maze of potential job-hunting strategies, dispelling the myths about corporate life, and offering the reader an arsenal of tips, skills, and methods for creating a successful corporate career.
Lawyers As Leaders by
Call Number: KF298 .R48 2013
Publication Date: 2013-09-09
The first serious treatment of the subject, Lawyers as Leaders will be essential to law school instructors who teach leadership courses (a growing field) and any attorney who finds him or herself in a management position.
The Legal Career: Knowing the Business, Thriving in Practice by
Call Number: KF297 .L44 2017
This coursebook addresses key topics in the evolving legal profession and the business of law. The book features chapters on the traditional law firm; the corporate client; the emergence of alternative legal services providers; legal technology; access to justice; employment and diversity in the legal profession; and legal education reform. Students will learn from detailed, insightful interviews of a broad range of legal industry professionals.
Life in the Law : Advice for Young Lawyers, 1e by
Call Number: KF372 .L54 2009
Publication Date: 2010-08-16
In this compelling collection of essays, the contributors write about the values of the profession, a lawyers responsibility to their communities, their duty of service to clients, and to the public and to each other.
Patent Litigator's Job: A Survival Guide by
Call Number: KF3120 .D99 2010
Publication Date: 2012-03-16
This book helps new lawyers deal with common procedural issues and teaches how to avoid frequent pitfalls of practice. The lifecycle of patent litigation is thoroughly detailed from beginning to the summary judgment stage.
Practicing Law in Small-Town America by
Call Number: KF297 .H475 2012
Publication Date: 2014-08-07
Paints a picture of what small-town practice is like in its rich diversity, examines how local practitioners got to where they are, and details what an aspiring small-town lawyer needs to know and do in order to locate in a small community.
Second Acts for Solo and Small Firm Lawyers by
Call Number: KF316.7 .S43 2019
More lawyers than ever are at retirement age, and, at the same time, retirement takes on hues not envisioned by our fathers' generations. Lawyers may leave the practice, but their skills, attitudes, and approaches bring different perspectives to lives beyond the law office. How do you know when it's time to leave? What are the options for a lawyer who's just hit his or her late 50s or early 60s and who wants out? What employment options exist for those who don't have comfortable retirement plans but who really want, and possibly need, to get out of the practice? This book will help all attorneys plan for their eventual life beyond the law, whether they are looking to supplement a pension, pay for the better things in life, or start an entirely new career. The lawyers who contributed to this book come from a broad range of practice settings and styles in big cities and small towns. Covering all ages and statuses of law practice, each contributor has had hands-on, practical experience owning and operating a solo or small law firm, and each has shared their expertise generously in the development of this book. Don't be left without a plan, use Second Acts for Solo and Small Firm Lawyers to start your own second act.
Social Enterprise: Empowering Mission-Driven Entrepreneurs by
Call Number: HD60 .L326 2011
Publication Date: 2012-04-16
This important and timely book describes the special legal considerations lawyers must know when advising for-profit or not-for-profit entities that engage in "socially conscious" activities.
Solo Lawyer by Design by
Call Number: KF300.5 .B38 2017
Author Gary P. Bauer been committed to helping students and graduates succeed in the business of law. Solo Lawyer by Design: A Design for Financial Success in Any Practice is the culmination of his efforts and a ready reference to tap into his extensive experience. It will become a resource that enables the reader to better understand the opportunities and obstacles that may be encountered as a lawyer explores becoming established as a solo practitioner. This book is not designed to sell the idea of solo practice. In fact, it may offer valuable information that makes one decide that solo practice is not the right choice. Throughout the book, the author incorporates true stories to help demonstrate certain concepts.
Starting an IP Law Practice: Critical Questions to Ask Yourself by
Call Number: KF3165 .M84 2012
Publication Date: 2014-06-10
Valuable case studies illustrate what practitioners like you have faced in setting up various types of practices focused on intellectual property in a variety of settings. These real-world examples cover all aspects of starting an IP practice.
Working in Innocence Programs by
Call Number: KF9756 .M68 2013
Publication Date: 2013-01-01
The problem of wrongful convictions is moving more and more into the public’s eye every day. This book is specifically written to guide a student or participant through an innocence program step by step.