1 edition of The business of being a lawyer found in the catalog.
The business of being a lawyer
Pamela Bucy Pierson
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (pages 272-290) and index.
|Statement||by Pamela Bucy Pierson, Bainbridge-Mims Professor of Law, University of Alabama School of Law|
|LC Classifications||KF315 .P54 2014|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 296 pages|
|Number of Pages||296|
|LC Control Number||2014427773|
This book covers four topics: 1 Economic trends in the legal profession and what these trends mean for law students and practicing lawyers; 2 Personal financial planning basics and how personal financial planning impacts one's career decisions, 3 Emotional Intelligence EQ issues such as recognizing and using one's strengths, cultivating habits of resilience, and dealing with stress and setbacks, 4 How to be an effective "free agent" throughout one's career in light of the fact that the average lawyer now changes jobs seven times in a career. Terrific book that builds off of some of the concepts in The Tipping Point. Here's something you might not even have thought about I have a friend who thinks that organic foods have to look beat up and deformed because the use of chemicals is what makes them look perfect and flawless.
They teach us, or warn us, or inspire us, or incite us. One or the other, but rarely both. Suzy Kassem. By looking at the world of baseball through a different lens, the organization was able to remain competitive in the face of many inherent disadvantages.
Share this:. To be an effective free agent will require all three tools: an understanding of the economic topography of the legal profession, good EQ skills, and financial management savvy. I suspect that many of the issues you deal with day to day are common in all small businesses. Solo Practice First Steps: Financing and Tapping Into Community Fortunately, I did not have a high debt burden when I transitioned to the legal profession, but I also did not have much capital to invest. This book is not one of those books.
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So, the next time you stroll through your local supermarket and see brown pears that are labeled as being organic, know that they could have been third-rate fare sourced from the last day of a weekend market, and have been re-labeled to be sold to a gullible crowd for a premium price.
As an elder law attorney my interactions with clients are not so different from when I was a physical therapist: I am still working with people one-on-one to educate, problem solve, and come up with a plan of action although law practice is easier on my back.
As a solo practitioner, one of the biggest lessons I have learned is the absolute importance of being active and visible in the community. As you build your business you might need to add a new string to your bow. This book addresses three topics essential in todays legal education: 1 economic trends in the legal profession, 2 emotional intelligence issues relevant to the practice of law such as managing stress, maintaining balance, building resilience, and using ones strengths, 3 personal financial planning basics.
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After a first year career as a physical therapist, Eleanor attended Seattle University School of Law and was licensed to practice in This is important because after my first career in physical therapy, I knew the risk of burning out from productivity quotas in the healthcare arena and I did not want to simply replace one stressor with the same thing in the form of a billable-hour requirement.
Share this:. Well in that case Prior to my law career, I was a physical therapist at Swedish Medical Center for 25 years. What investments should we make in our business? Incorporating legal scholarship on the economics of the legal profession, science from field of psychology, and financial planning made fun and engaging by following two hypothetical law students throughout their forty-year careers, this book includes case studies and specific advice.
Eleanor also holds an undergraduate degree from Harvard University and a physical therapy degree from the University of Washington. Eyes light up] Let me tell you how to do this part, then that part and oh!
Deeply knowledgeable about the industry, candid and down-to-earth, her perspective and advise earned my trust and confidence early on.
When you do, this book will be waiting for you, full of good advice and an encouraging squeeze. If you are having trouble finding a job, consider asking another business lawyer if you can share office space with them.
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