If you are a new lawyer, or have been practicing for some time, you’ll want to add these books to the library, if you have them already:
Lowering the bar by Marc Galanter-while there are tons of books available that lawyers of bash, this isn’t one of them. Instead, just like a modern Shakespeare, Galanter makes jokes and lawyer draws similarities to the trends of society in America. There are thousands of jokes including cartoons mocking the lawyers and the legal system, and shows how everything is influencing the way relationships are changing between individuals, as well as between citizens and the u.s. Government and also between businesses and consumers. Lawyer jokes remain popular because they are still out there fighting for the little guy. This is a great read, if you’re starting in the world of law.
The creative lawyer Michael Melcher-this is a book that is written with lawyers in mind. It is also useful if you want to find more satisfaction out of life or career. It is well written, structured and fun. It provides information that actually works when tried in the real world. Will give you a new perspective on how you feel about yourself and your work. How many books similar to this one, it’s an interesting read, but you will find the most benefit actually trying the suggestions in it. It’s time to stop thinking about the life you want and get a coach, a mentor or career you have to make it happen!
The unhappy Attorney Monica Parker-the American education system is outdated. From 50 ‘s the entire American population has been brainwashed to go to school and when you get a job. This is very true in the legal field where it has been seen that becoming a lawyer will meet all your goals in life. If you are pigeon holed after passing the bar, you must realize that it is not enough to become a lawyer, you can do anything you want to do. You could be an orator, a writer, a great thinker, a businessman, and you’ll have a leg, since you already know the law. This book will help you explore your potential.
Plus one for good measure:
As lawyers lose their way by Jean Stefancic-most attorneys don’t have time to read the books out of all the books you need to read for the job. Should do yourselves a favor and find and read this book. If you’ve been feeling disenchanted or that you’ve taken the wrong way, this book will get you back. If you feel that your life is ruled by formalities and materialism, you must begin to reassess things. This book will help you to find new meaning in all the sacrifices you made to get where you are.