So You Want To Be A Lawyer

Author: Timothy B. Francis
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1620872099
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Examines each phase of becoming a lawyer, including how to select a law school, improving chances for admission, and how to get ahead in class, and provides information about career opportunities with a law degree.

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Publisher: Petersons
ISBN: 9781560791539
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Gives would-be lawyers a true-to-life account of what law school and law practice are really like

Becoming A Lawyer

Author: Jonathan Hurst
Publisher: Arawak publications
ISBN: 1472729293
Size: 29.78 MB
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Becoming a Lawyer is a comprehensive guide for anyone contemplating a career in the legal profession. Whether you’re considering a law degree as you leaf through your UCAS form, or if you’re studying law already, this book will answer many of your questions and will help you map the road ahead. Like “how should I study law?”, “do I want to be a solicitor or barrister? ”, and “how can I maximize my chances or securing that elusive training contract?” Maybe you’re a non-law graduate or you’ve had another career already and you’ve just had that road to Damascus moment - that you want to be taught Tort.Whatever stage you have reached in your studies, this book will prove an invaluable source of information, guidance and re-assurance as you face a succession of decisions between now and realising your ambition of becoming a lawyer.

Life After Law

Author: Liz Brown
Publisher: Bibliomotion, Inc.
ISBN: 1937134652
Size: 80.82 MB
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Written by Harvard-trained ex-law firm partner Liz Brown, Life After Law: Finding Work You Love with the J.D. You Have provides specific, realistic, and honest advice on alternative careers for lawyers. Unlike generic career guides, Life After Law shows lawyers how to reframe their legal experience to their competitive advantage, no matter how long they have been in or out of practice, to find work they truly love. Brown herself moved from a high-powered partnership into an alternative career and draws from this experience, as well as that of dozens of former practicing attorneys, in the book. She acknowledges that changing careers is hard much harder than it was for most lawyers to get their first legal job after law school but it can ultimately be more fulfilling for many than a life in law. Life After Law offers an alternative framework and valuable analytic tools for potential careers to help launch lawyers into new fields and make them attractive hires for non-legal employers.

The Law School Decision Game

Author: Ann K. Levine
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 098384531X
Size: 12.99 MB
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Whether you’re considering law school or are already committed, The Law School Decision Game: A Playbook for Prospective Lawyers explains your choice to enter the legal profession with the candor readers have come to expect from Ann Levine's Law School Expert blog including: • What lawyers do, how much money they make, and how hard they work. • What’s important in choosing a law school. • What BigLaw is really like. • What to consider before taking on student loan debt in today's job market. • What you can do now to increase your likelihood of getting hired later. • What is important in choosing an area of specialization. • What you need to know and do in law school and in the first few years of your career to set yourself up for success. “Law school admissions directors are going to hate this book, but it’s critical for potential lawyers who wish to make an informed decision about their careers before they spend three long years in law school and potentially a lifetime paying off their debt. I know many miserable law students and even more unhappy lawyers who I am sure wish they had read this book before ever taking the LSAT.” Spencer Aronfeld, Esq., author of Make It Your Own Law Firm.

Alternative Careers For Lawyers

Author: Hillary Jane Mantis
Publisher: Princeton Review
ISBN:
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Rethinking your career strategy Suggestions for nonlegal careers Advice for dealing with the financial ramifications of leaving the practice of law Real-life success stories Lawyers have the highest depression rates, highest pressure, lowest popularity ratings, and the longest hours of almost any profession that exists. No wonder that according to a recent poll 70% of lawyers surveyed said they would start a new career if they could. If you are disillusioned by the realities of law practice or want to get into a different type of law, then you can start a new career. In Alternative Careers for Lawyers, you'll hear from many people who managed successful transitions: one of them is an NBC news anchor, another started her own bicycle tours company, and yet another built a $20 million attorney temp agency. We'll show you how to manage every step of this uncertain yet ultimately liberating process: Deciding whether to change careers or just switch jobs Choosing which new careers to pursue Re-tailoring your resume for non-legal careers like education, consulting, publishing, and sales and marketing Networking, interviewing, furthering your education, and more

Solo By Choice

Author: Carolyn Elefant
Publisher: Decisionbooks
ISBN: 9780940675629
Size: 17.94 MB
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A guide to opening and maintaining a solo or small firm law practice.