The Education of a Lawyer: Essential Skills and Practical Advice for Building a Successful Career
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The Education of a Lawyer is a delightful read that provides invaluable advice about the practice of law. Written for aspiring and young attorneys, the book is a font of wisdom on a range of topics: legal writing, speaking, handling clients, staying current on the law, and managing all the relationships typically encountered by lawyers.
Derived from the author's decades of experience as a lawyer and teacher, the book is filled with stories and telling anecdotes. Some are hilarious, some are cautionary, but nearly all contain a nugget of practical insight that readers can apply to their own practice.
Specific topics include:
--How to speak effectively to any type of group
--Techniques to polish your writing and create more useful legal documents and correspondence
--Manage relationships with judges, opposing counsel, your local legal community, and client s
--How to stay current on the law
--Improve your legal skills throughout your career
Decidedly original and consistently entertaining, The Education of a Lawyer will make readers laugh, think, and nod in recognition. And most importantly, it will help readers to become better lawyers.