The New Lawyer's Handbook: 101 Things They Don't Teach You in Law School (Paperback)

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The New Lawyer's Handbook: 101 Things They Don't Teach You in Law School (Paperback)


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101 Success Strategies They Didn't Teach You in Law School - get expert advice on becoming a better lawyer.

While law school taught you the fundamentals, The New Lawyer's Handbook is your indispensable companion, unveiling 101 insider tips and tricks that will elevate your legal career from good to outstanding!

The New Lawyer's Handbook provides:

  1. Real-world Wisdom: Gain practical insights from seasoned legal professionals who have navigated the trenches and emerged victorious. Learn from their experiences and avoid common pitfalls that can derail even the most promising careers.
  2. Expert Strategies: Master the art of effective communication, negotiation, and advocacy with powerful techniques honed by top attorneys. Develop your unique style and stand out in the courtroom and boardroom.
  3. Building a Winning Network: Discover the secrets to cultivating a robust professional network that opens doors to exciting opportunities and accelerates your growth within the legal community.
  4. Balancing Work and Life: Achieve a harmonious work-life balance by implementing time management skills and self-care practices that boost productivity and prevent burnout.
  5. Legal Research and Writing: Unleash the full potential of your legal research and writing prowess with cutting-edge resources and best practices. Craft persuasive arguments and draft impeccable legal documents that leave a lasting impact.
  6. Mastering Client Relationships: Learn how to foster trust, understanding, and empathy with clients. Deliver exceptional service that forges strong bonds, ensuring client loyalty and referrals.
  7. Navigating Career Advancement: Propel your career forward with guidance on seeking mentors, obtaining promotions, and excelling in your chosen legal field.

From courtroom etiquette to mastering legal software, The New Lawyer's Handbook equips you with the essential skills and knowledge to conquer the legal world. With an abundance of actionable advice and expert guidance, this book is the ultimate roadmap for launching and flourishing in your legal career.

Karen L. Thalacker is a practicing attorney at Gallagher, Langlas, and Gallagher in Iowa. She is also an adjunct professor at Wartburg College where she teaches Business Law.

Product Details ISBN: 9781572487093
ISBN-10: 1572487097
Publisher: Sphinx Publishing
Publication Date: June 1st, 2009
Pages: 288
Language: English
"For graduating law students who haven’t had much exposure to firm culture or have lacked a strong legal mentor, this book is a necessary read." — The National Jurist