100 Things You Need to Know: Business Etiquette For Students and New Professionals by Mary Crane
This book tackles the “100 Things You Need to Know” about business etiquette." It's a great guide for job candidates. New professionals who know business etiquette experience greater success in the workplace. If you’re uncertain how to navigate a formal place setting, or how to select a client gift, or how to pack for your first business trip, don’t worry. Mary Crane has developed a list of the 100 important things you need to know as you launch your career.
100 Things You Need to Know: Networking For Students and New Professionals by Mary Crane
Mary Crane has developed a list of the 100 most important things you need to know as you begin to build your networks—crucial information in "easy to absorb," almost tweetable chunks.
100 Things You Need to Know: Starting Work for Interns, New Hires, and Summer Associates by Mary Crane
Mary Crane has worked extensively with young professionals and their employers to develop a list of the 100 most important things you need to know as you enter the world of work--crucial information in "easy to absorb," almost tweetable chunks.
100 Things You Need to Know: Time Management for Students and New Professionals by Mary Crane
If you find yourself seriously pressed for time, you’ve come to the right resource. Mary Crane has developed a list of the 100 most important things you need to know to manage your time effectively in "easy to absorb," almost tweetable chunks.
100+ Pointers for New Lawyers on Adjusting to Your Job by Sharon Meit Abrahams, EdD
100 Plus Pointers for New Lawyers on Adjusting to Your Job guides lawyers and law students through what you need to know, from how to work with your new boss to how to keep the copy machine working.
101 Ways to Promote Yourself by Raleigh Pinskey
101 Ways to Promote Yourself reveals the insider secrets learned from years of experience and how these low-cost, high-powered techniques can carry you to the top of your market and beyond.
A Practical Guide to Commercial Real Estate Transactions by Gregory M. Stein, Morton P. Fisher Jr. & Marjorie P. Fisher
This is a practical introduction to transactional real estate law. It focuses on the documents to be drafted and revised, the due diligence to be undertaken.
Anatomy of a Mortgage: Understanding and Negotiating Commercial Real Estate Loans by R. Wilson Freyermuth, John P. McNeary, Debra Pogrund Stark, and Dale A. Whitman
This book is A practical and quick guide to the basic concepts of real estate finance. It also provides valuable techniques and issues to consider in order to successfully deal with these loan provisions when they are engaged to represent borrowers in closing such loans.
Android Apps in One Hour for Lawyers by Daniel J. Siegel
Android Apps in One Hour for Lawyers highlights the "best of the best" apps that will allow you to practice law from your mobile device.
Asset Protection Secrets by Hillel L. Presser, ESQ., MBA
America's Top Asset Protection Attorney reveals the newest, most effective strategies to protect yourself against lawsuits, creditors, divorce, foreclosure and other deadly threats that can financially destroy you!
Attorney Liability in Bankruptcy by Corinne Cooper & Catherine E. Vance, Editors
This book will give you exactly what you need to understand and comply with the law. It provides an overview of the provisions for the Bankruptcy Reform Act including sanctions provisions in Chapter 7 cases; regulation of attorneys as debt relief agencies; heightened requirements for reaffirmation agreements.
Blogging in One Hour for Lawyers by Ernie Svenson
Blogging in One Hour for Lawyers will show you how to create, maintain, and improve a legal blog--and gain new business opportunities along the way.
Breaking the Glass Ceiling - Influential Women in Business by Patricia Wu & Randy Van Ittersum
Throughout history, women have been shut out of the world of business. The women you meet in Breaking the Glass Ceiling overcame that inequity. This book is filled with inspiring examples of women who rose up, in spite of overwhelming odds, to take their chosen careers by storm.
Bridging the Generation Gap by Linda Gravett, Ph.D., Robin Throckmorton
Bridging the Generation Gap is filled with strategies and solutions you can implement immediately to help build your own bridge between the five generations in the workplace.
Built to Sell: Creating a Business that Can Thrive Without You by John Warrillow
Built to Sell examines the steps needed—no matter what stage a business is in—to create a valuable, sellable company.
Championship Selling: A Blueprint for Winning with Today’s Customers by Tom Blake, Tom Hodson, Tony Enrico
In Championship Selling, three of North America’s most respected sales leaders offer a powerful, yet remarkably simple, vision of what it means to sell, as well as innovative techniques and tools for establishing mutually productive relationships with customers.
Checklists for Lawyers by Daniel J Siegel, Molly Barker Gilligan and Pamela A Myers
This new guide, Checklists for Lawyers, takes the process of using checklists a step further by showing you how to create systems for your everyday law practice to ensure that tasks get done correctly every time.
Cloud Computing for Lawyers by Nicole Black
Cloud Computing for Lawyers features a discussion of cloud computing fundamentals, an overview of legal cloud computing products, and step-by-step instructions for implementing cloud computing in your practice--including practical tips for securing your data.
Coaching for Attorneys: Improving Productivity and Achieving Balance by Cami McLaren and Stephanie Finelli
Coaching for Attorneys addresses common problems and concerns that lawyers experience throughout their careers - and provides specific tools along with specific step-by-step instructions on how to use these tools to help you make life as a lawyer easier.
Compensation Plans for Law Firms by James D. Cotterman
This book provides complete and systematic guidance on how to establish a fair and competitive compensation program for your firm. It includes workable approaches for compensating partners and associates, as well as other contributors to the firm, including paralegals, clerical staff, and other professionals.
Customer Service: New Rules for a Social Media World by Peter Shankman
Using social media, you can deliver amazing customer service–and generate an army of fans who’ll promote you in good times, and rescue you from disaster.
Data Breach and Encryption Handbook by Lucy Thomson (Editor)
This book takes an in-depth look at the issue of escalating data breaches and their legal ramifications. It focuses on the law and its implications, encryption technology, recognized methods of resolving a breach, and many related aspects of information security.
Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work by Chip Heath & Dan Heath
Chip and Dan Heath, the bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick, tackle one of the most critical topics in our work and personal lives: how to make better decisions.
E-Lawyer: A Guide to Legal Practice Leadership in the Internet Age by Adam Newhouse
This book will bring lawyers' attitudes into sync with the realities of today's marketplace, and help unravel the sometimes daunting and unfamiliar legal landscape in the new “Internet age”.
Easy Self-Audits for the Busy Law Office by Nancy Byerly Jones
This easy-to-use tool will assist the attorney in conducting their own self audits. Whether they want to streamline procedures, foster teamwork, or build client relations, this book dwill identify the practice's problem areas, as well as offer ideas to improve them.
Electronic Discovery for Small Cases by Bruce A. Olson & Tom O'Connor
This book offers effective, budget-friendly solutions for collecting, viewing, and analyzing electronic evidence that will benefit any litigator. It includes an overview of e-discovery techniques and extensive reviews of software products.
Encryption Made Simple for Lawyers by David G Ries, John Simek and Sharon D Nelson
This book covers everything you need to know about encryption, breaking down the myths of security and putting the power to protect sensitive data in your hands.
Facebook in One Hour for Lawyers by Dennis Kennedy & Allison C. Shields
Facebook® in One Hour for Lawyers will show any attorney--from Facebook® novices to advanced users--how to use Facebook® for both professional and personal purposes.
Flying Solo by K. William Gibson
Whether you're thinking of going solo, new to the solo life, or a seasoned practitioner, Flying Solo provides time-tested answers to real-life questions.
Generations at Work: Managing the Clash of Veterans, Boomers, Xers, and Nexters in Your Workplace by Ron Zemke, Claire Raines and Bob Filipczak
Generations at Work lays bare the causes of conflict, and offers practical guidelines for managing the differences, including: in-depth interviews with members of each generation; best practices from companies bridging the generation gap.
Glass Half Full: The Decline and Rebirth of the Legal Profession by Benjamin H. Barton
A unique contribution to our understanding of the legal crisis, the unconventional wisdom of Glass Half Full gives cause for hope in what appears to be a hopeless situation.
Good Strategy Bad Strategy: The Difference and Why it Matters by Richard P. Rumelt
Good Strategy/Bad Strategy shows that there has been a growing and unfortunate tendency to equate Mom-and-apple-pie values, fluffy packages of buzzwords, motivational slogans, and financial goals with “strategy.” This book debunks these elements of “bad strategy” and awakens an understanding of the power of a “good strategy.
Google for Lawyers by Carole A Levitt & Mark E Rosch
Google for Lawyers: Essential Search Tips and Productivity Tools introduces novice Internet searchers to the diverse collection of information locatable through Google.
Google Gmail and Calendar in One Hour for Lawyers by Carole A. Levitt and Mark E. Rosch
This book is designed as a step by step guide for lawyers to learn what features and functions are available in Gmail and Google Calendar, as well as related services such as Google Chat, Google Talk, Google Hangout and Call Phone.
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth
This book shows anyone striving to succeed that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence it calls “grit.” Drawing on her own powerful story, the author discovers what really drives success is not “genius” but a unique combination of passion and long-term perseverance.
Groundswell, Expanded and Revised Edition: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies by Charlene Wi & Josh Bernoff
Corporate executives struggle to harness the power of social technologies. Twitter, Facebook, blogs, YouTube are where customers discuss products and companies, write their own news, and find their own deals but how do you integrate these activities into your broader marketing efforts?
Guerrilla Tactics for Getting the Legal Job of Your Dreams by Kimm Alayne Walton, JD
This book leads you step-by-step through everything you need to do to nail down that perfect job. You'll learn hundreds of simple-to-use strategies that will get you exactly where you want to go.
How to Achieve Success After the Bar Exam by Joan R. M. Bullock
So you’ve taken the bar exam. Now what? This book will guide recent law-school graduates as they make the crucial transition from student to lawyer.
How to Draft Bills Clients Rush to Pay by J. Harris Morgan and Jay Foonberg
Two distinguished ABA authors share their secrets on client billing so you, too, can get paid without delay, hassle, or misunderstandings. A quick read of this book will give you a lifetime of increased profits, better cash flow, and improved client satisfaction.
How to Start a Law Firm When You're Broke by Lauren Eagan
While it can seem overwhelming when you do it right starting your own firm can give you flexibility, financial independence, and a thriving career. Following the path of an attorney who achieved her goal of setting up her own successful practice, this book walks you through every step of starting a law firm -- the right way, and without breaking the bank. Includes sample forms, checklists, and a business plan.
How to Start and Build a Law Practice by Jay G Foonberg
This book is packed with over 600 pages of guidance on identifying the right location, finding clients, setting fees, managing your office, maintaining an ethical and responsible practice, maximizing available resources, upholding your standards, and much more.
How to Work a Room by Susan Roane
How To Work A Room lays down the fundamentals for savvy socializing, whether at a party, a conference, or even communicating online. Know when to use humor––and when not to; and follow simple rules of etiquette.
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini, PH.D.
Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say "yes"—and how to apply these understandings. You'll learn the six universal principles, how to use them to become a skilled persuader—and how to defend yourself against them.
Internet Branding for Lawyers by Jeff Lantz
How can lawyers create an effective brand and website that will deliver new clients? What works well, and what aspects of the “traditional” website approach used by most firms should be avoided? Internet Branding for Lawyers: Building the Client-Centered Website provides step-by-step direction on how to develop a solid brand and website that will attract the clients your firm desires.
iPad Apps in One Hour for Lawyers by Tom Mighell
iPad Apps in One Hour for Lawyers provides the "best of the best" apps that are essential for any law practice. In just one hour, you will learn about the apps most worthy of your time and attention.
iPad in One Hour for Lawyers by Tom Mighell
iPad in One Hour for Lawyers has helped thousands of attorneys learn to use the iPad in their law practices. Ideal for lawyers who want to get up to speed fast, this acclaimed book presents the essentials so you don't get bogged down in technical jargon and extraneous features and apps.
Law & ReOrder: Legal Industry Solutions for Restructure, Retention, Promotion & Work/Life Balance by Deborah Epstein Henry
Law & ReOrder will provide you with the foundation, insights and strategies you need to redesign the legal workplace, re-align the interests of lawyers, clients and legal employers, hone your individual skills as a lawyer, and embrace a more hospitable, productive and profitable environment.
Law Is a Buyer's Market: Building A Client-First Law Firm
This book explains how to create a law firm built to succeed in this new buyer’s market. It will help you adapt to the new legal market and lead your firm into the future of law.
Law Office Procedures Manual for Solos and Small Firms, Third Edition by Demetrios Dimitriou
The Law Office Procedures Manual for Solos and Small Firms provides you with everything you need to establish an appropriate organizational structure to allow your firm to operate effectively, efficiently, and productively.
Lawyer's Guide to Estate Planning: Fundamentals for the Legal Practitioner by L. Rush Hunt & Lara Rae Hunt
This book provides an introduction to the basics of estate planning and will make this area of the law more accessible to the nonspecialist.
Lawyers at Midlife by Michael Long, John Clyde, Pat Funk
A personal & financial retirement planner for lawyers.
Learning to Lead: What Really Works for Women in Law by Gindi Eckel Vincent, Author; Mary B. Cranston, Advisor
Learning to Lead provides a concise road map of the latest collective wisdom on leadership and applies those principles to women lawyers
Legal Malpractice Insurance in One Hour for Lawyers
The need for legal malpractice insurance isn't going away. Having an insurance policy in place to provide and pay for experienced defense counsel and, if need be, an indemnity payment, can provide the peace of mind no lawyer should be without.
Lessons in Leadership: Essential Skills for Lawyers by Thomas C. Grella
Veteran law firm leader Tom Grella draws from his own experiences and applies time-tested leadership principles to lawyers and law firms.
Life After Law: What Will You Do With the Next 6,000 Days? by Edward Poll
Ed Poll uses his person transitioning experience to give lawyers critical advice on how to move into retirement successfully. Topics include: choosing retirement on their own terms, guarding clients' welfare in the event of disability or death, and strategizing the sale or closure of a practice.
Limited Scope Legal Services by Stephanie L Kimbro
Limited Scope Legal Services provides lawyers of all types--from solo to big law--with practical, tested solutions for setting up unbundling practices in their firms.
LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers by Dennis Kennedy & Allison C. Shields
LinkedIn® in One Hour for Lawyers provides an introduction to this professional networking tool in terms that any attorney can understand.
Locked Down: Information Security for Lawyers by Sharon Nelson, David Ries, and John Simek
Written in clear, non-technical language that any lawyer can understand, Locked Down explains the wide variety of information security risks facing law firms and how lawyers can best protect their data from these threats--with any budget.
Magnetic Selling: Develop the Charm and Charisma that Attract Customers and Maximizes Sales by Robert W. Bly
This book gives you proven techniques for attracting more potential buyers, improving response rates while prospecting, and intensifying interest when closing the deal to encourage bigger orders
Managing The Professional Service Firm by David H. Maister
Professional firms differ from other business enterprises. This book explores issues ranging from marketing and business development to multinational strategies, human resources policies to profit improvement, strategic planning to effective leadership.
Marketing and Legal Ethics: The Boundaries of Promoting Legal Services by William E. Hornsby, Jr.
Marketing and Legal Ethics provides information you need to ensure that your marketing efforts remain within the established ethical guidelines.
Marketing Success: How Did She Do That? Women Lawyers Show You How to Move Beyond Tips to Implementation by Afi S Johnson-Parris and Dee A Schiavelli, ed.
This book covers best practices in the legal industry through interviews with women rainmakers on how they succeeded using the most current approaches to marketing and business development.
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck
This book explains why it’s not just our abilities and talent that bring us success–but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. It provides a checklist to assess yourself and shows how a particular mindset can affect all areas of your life, from business to sports and love.
Model Rules of Professional Conduct 2010 Edition by American Bar Association
The 2010 Edition of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct will provide you with a resource for information on lawyer ethics.
Model Rules of Professional Conduct 2012 Edition by American Bar Association
Federal, state, and local courts in all jurisdictions look to The 2012 Edition of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct for guidance in resolving lawyer malpractice cases, disciplinary actions, disqualification issues, sanctions questions, and much more.
Model Rules of Professional Conduct 2013 Edition by American Bar Association
The 2013 Edition of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct will provide you with an up-to-date resource for information on lawyer ethics. The Rules, with some variations, have been adopted in 50 jurisdictions. Federal, state, and local courts in all jurisdictions look to the Rules for guidance in resolving lawyer malpractice cases, disciplinary actions, disqualification issues, sanctions questions, and much more.
Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success by Keith Ferrazzi
Chock full of specific advice on handling rejection, getting past gatekeepers, becoming a “conference commando,” and more, Never Eat Alone is destined to take its place alongside How to Win Friends and Influence People as an inspirational classic.
North Carolina Small Law Office Resource Manual Fifth Edition (2011) by The North Carolina Bar Association
The totally revised and updated 2011 N.C. Small Law Office Resource Manual and Forms CD is designed to provide practical and concise answers to many everyday law practice management questions.
Of Counsel: A Guide for Law Firms and Practitioners by Jean L. Bateman, Harold G. Wren and Beverly J. Glascock
This book will provide understanding and language required to protect the interests of all concerned - for every lawyer who is or contemplating becoming Of Counsel and the law firms that recognize the status with the background.
Online Law Practice Strategies: How to Turn Clicks Into Clients by Jabez LeBret and Mark Homer
This book is a step-by-step guide to properly establishing your firm online so that you can dominate the search engines and convert the maximum number of clicks into clients. This book peels back the mystery of SEO, social media and reputation defense to show you exactly how high-priced web marketing firms get results for their clients.
Online Marketing for Dummies by John Arnold
The internet has made it possible to spread your marketing message faster and further than ever. This book provides the know-how for creating a solid plan for marketing on the web.
Paperless in One Hour for Lawyers
Paperless in One Hour for Lawyers will show even the most committed paper devotees how to run their law offices digitally.
Partner Departures and Lateral Moves: A Legal and Ethical Guide by Geri S. Krauss
Once it was the exception for a partner to leave a firm. Now the revolving door of partner departures has been deemed a modern-day law firm fixture. What steps can a departing partner or an acquiring firm take to minimize risks and reduce potential liabilities? This essential guide answers those questions.
Passing the Torch without getting burned by Peter A. Giuliani
Personal Branding in One Hour for Lawyers by Katy Goshtasbi
Personal Branding in One Hour for Lawyers explains how attorneys can highlight their unique talents and abilities, manage their perceptions, and achieve greater success as a lawyer in the process.
Power Speak by Dorothy Leeds
PowerSpeak shows you how to engage, stimulate, and maintain an audience's attention. This book focuses on the elements of speaking effectively from a design and a delivery perspective.
PowerPoint in One Hour for Lawyers
PowerPoint in One Hour for Lawyers offers practical advice for creating effective presentations quickly and easily.
Practicing Law in Small Town America by Richard L. Hermann
Practicing Law in Small-Town America paints a picture of what small-town practice is like in its rich diversity, examines how local practitioners got to where they are, and details what an aspiring small-town lawyer needs to know and do in order to locate in--or relocate to--a small community.
Rainmaking Made Simple: What Every Professional Must Know by Mark M. Maraia
Rainmaking Made Simple: What Every Professional Must Know is the definitive how-to guide for professionals on growing their business. It demystifies the process of building client relationships, making it simple to grasp, retain, and put into practice.
Raving Fans: A Revolutionary approach to Customer Service by Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles
Raving Fans uses a brilliantly simple and charming story to teach how to define a vision, learn what a customer really wants, institute effective systems, and make Raving Fan Service a constant feature--not just another program of the month.
Reading Medical Records: The McQuade System by J. Stanley McQuade
This book is designed to help legal professionals work with, and understand, medical records. No prior knowledge of medicine or medical practice is required.
Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future by Dorie Clark
In today’s competitive job market, it’s almost certain that at some point you’ll need to reinvent yourself professionally. Consider this book your road map for the next phase of your career journey.
Risk Management: Survival Tools for Law Firms by Anthony E. Davis and Peter R. Jarvis
Risk Management: Survival Tools for Law Firms helps law firms establish solid policies, procedures, and systems to minimize risk and become more efficient. This completely revised second edition provides a comprehensive overview of risk management, offers a practical approach to risk management evaluation, and explains the steps to take to create a best practice plan.
Roadmap: The Law Student’s Guide to Preparing and Implementing a Successful Plan for Meaningful Employment by Neil W. Hamilton
The author developed a ground-breaking template for law students to use throughout all three years of law school in order to be fully prepared to find employment upon graduation. This is the book for law students who want to take control of their law school education, and ensure a positive outcome upon graduation.
Silos, Politics and Turf Wars by Patrick Lencioni
This book addresses the costly and maddening issue of silos, the barriers that create organizational politics. Silos devastate organizations, kill productivity, push good people out the door, and jeopardize the achievement of corporate goals.
Skills and Ethics in the Practice of Law: With Practice Checklists by the American Law Institute
This book is intended for lawyer training programs and law schools, as well as for individual lawyers seeking guidance in lawyering skills integrated with considerations of responsible practice.
Small Law Firm KPIs: How to Measure Your Way to Greater Profits by Mary Juetten
This book teaches you the business basics you need to run your business successfully, improve client satisfaction and cash received, and have a solid measurement system in place that shows the value of your firm.
Sponsoring Women: What Men Need to Know by Ida O. Abbott, JD
Sponsoring Women provides help understanding how and why men can sponsor high-performing women into leadership roles while avoiding the potential pitfalls.
Strengths Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Team, and Why People Follow by Tom Rath and Barry Conchie
Strengths Based Leadership identifies three keys to being a more effective leader and use firsthand accounts from highly successful leaders to show how each person’s unique strengths can drive their success.
Strengths Finder 2.0 by Tom Rath
All too often, our natural talents go untapped. StrengthsFinder 2.0, unveils the new and improved version of its popular assessment, language of 34 themes, and much more.
StrengthsQuest by Donald O. Clifton, PH.D., Edward “Chip” Anderson, PH.D., with Laurie A. Schreiner, PH.D.
StrengthsQuest gives students and educators the opportunity to develop strengths by building on their greatest talents -- the way in which they most naturally think, feel, and behave as unique individuals.
Surviving and Thriving in the Law Office by Richard Hughes
This book fully addresses such issues as finding the right paralegal job, producing high-quality work, managing time wisely, understanding billable hours, dealing with office politics, asking for a raise, and advancing in a paralegal career. Effective teaching and retention tools are used throughout the text. A great resources for paralegals at all levels.
Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip Heath & Dan Heath
Psychologists have discovered that our minds are ruled by two different systems—the rational mind and the emotional mind—that compete for control. In Switch, the Heaths show how everyday people—employees and managers, parents and nurses—have united both minds and, as a result, achieved dramatic results.
Taming the Paper Tiger by Barbara Hemphill
This book offers solutions to the paper-piling problems that inhibit productivity.
TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking
This book explains how the miracle of powerful public speaking is achieved, and equips you to give it your best shot. There is no set formula; no two talks should be the same. But there are tools that can empower any speaker.
The ABA Cybersecurity Handbook
The ABA Cybersecurity Handbook: A Resource for Attorneys, Law Firms and Business Professionals provides practical cyber threat information, guidance, and strategies to lawyers and law firms of all sizes.
The ABA Guide to Lawyer Trust Accounts by Jay G. Foonberg
This book is a comprehensive resource discussing lawyer's trust accounts. It includes rules regulating trust accounts and good trust account procedures.
The Anxious Lawyer: An 8-Week Guide to a Joyful and Satisfying Law Practice Through Mindfulness and Meditation by Jeena Cho & Karen Gifford
The Anxious Lawyer provides a straightforward 8-week introductory program on meditation and mindfulness, created by lawyers for lawyers. The program draws on examples from Cho and Gifford's professional and personal lives to create an accessible and enjoyable entry into practices that can reduce anxiety, improve focus and clarity, and enrich the quality of life.
The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
In riveting stories, Atul Gawande reveals what checklists can do, what they can’t, and how they could bring about striking improvements in a variety of fields, from medicine and disaster recovery to professions and businesses of all kinds.
The Complete Guide to Contract Lawyering: What Every Lawyer and Law Firm Needs to Know about Temporary Legal Services by Deborah Arron and Deborah Guyol
The Complete Guide to Contract Lawyering has the latest on rate-setting, placement agencies, state and local ethical opinions, and malpractice liability, and offers sample agreements and marketing tips.
The Confidence Code by Katty Kay & Claire Shipman
Working women today are better educated and more well qualified than ever before. Yet men still predominate in the corporate world. This book argues that the key reason is confidence.
The E-Myth Attorney by Michael E Gerber, Robert Armstrong, Sandford Fisch
Michael Gerber’s The E-Myth Attorney gives you powerful advice on everything you need to run your practice as a successful business, allowing you to achieve your goals and grow your practice.
The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It by Michael E. Gerber
The E-Myth Revisited walks you through the steps in the life of a business from entrepreneurial infancy, through adolescent growing pains, to the mature entrepreneurial perspective, the guiding light of all businesses that succeed.
The Early-Career Guide for Attorneys: Starting and Building a Successful Career in Law by Kerry M. Lavelle
This book is an objective guide for the third-year law student and the new associate to be successful. By knowing in advance the challenges that you will face heading into your first year of practice, you can ease the transition from law school to the practice of law and be on a path to success.
The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr. and EB White
This book's unique tone, wit and charm have conveyed the principles of English style to millions of readers. Use the fourth edition of "the little book" to make a big impact with writing.
The Empowered Paralegal Professionalism Anthology by Robert Mongue
Professionalism is more than dressing well and a profession is more than a group of people engaged in the same career. This book takes a comprehensive approach to paralegal professionalism and the paralegal professional, discussing topics such as establishing a professional identity, regulation, certification and licensing, paralegal associations, paralegals from the perspective of the courts, paralegal utilization, paralegal professionalism, paralegal practice outside the United States, and paralegal education.
The End of Lawyers? Rethinking the Nature of Legal Services by Richard Susskind
This widely acclaimed legal bestseller lays down a challenge to all lawyers to ask themselves what elements of their current workload could be undertaken differently - more quickly, cheaply, efficiently, or to a higher quality - using alternative methods of working.
The Essential Little Book of Great Lawyering by James A Durham
Good things do indeed come in small packages. A veteran marketer, Durham's core thesis is simple: Being a great lawyer IS the best business development plan. This will be music to the ears of many lawyers, who are reluctant to enter the pedestrian traffic of marketing.
The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts by Richard Susskind & Daniel Susskind
This book predicts the decline of today's professions and describes the people and systems that will replace them. Based on in-depth research of more than ten professions, and illustrated by numerous examples from each, this is the first book to assess and question the relevance of the professions in the 21st century.
The Improvisation Edge: Secrets to Building Trust and Radical Collaboration at Work by Karen Hough
The Improvisation Edge describes four secrets that help leaders, trainers, managers, and frontline employees adopt the improviser’s mind-set. You’ll learn techniques to create a positive environment, encourage fearless participation, and turn “Oops!” into “Eureka!”
The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton M. Christensen
Using the lessons of successes and failures from leading companies, The Innovator’s Dilemma presents a set of rules for capitalizing on the phenomenon of disruptive innovation.
The Lawyer's Guide to Balancing Life and Work by George W Kaufman
If you are dominated by work from the moment you arise until the moment you turn off the lights at night, you are not alone. This book is about how the law fits inside you, not how you fit inside the law.
The Lawyer's Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Smart Ways to Work Together by Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell
This first-of-its-kind guide for the legal profession shows you how to use standard technology you already have and the latest "Web 2.0" resources and other tech tools, like Google Docs, Microsoft Office and SharePoint, and Adobe Acrobat, to work more effectively on projects with colleagues, clients, co-counsel and even opposing counsel.
The Lawyer's Guide to Governing Your Firm by Arthur G. Greene
This guide is a practical resource for those firms that want to provide better client service and at the same time, improve the working environment for both lawyers and staff. It provides strategies to change the climate of the law firm, boost morale, and effectively and efficiently manage the firm. Issues discussed range from leadership and partnership issues to the basics of running the office.
The Lawyer's Guide to Marketing on the Internet by Gregory H. Siskind, Deborah McMurray and Richard P. Klau
In this up-to-date third edition of The Lawyer's Guide to Marketing on the Internet, you'll learn how to make the latest technology work for your practice and increase your firm's visibility. This comprehensive resource provides proven online marketing strategies and guides you on how to effectively and efficiently market your law practice.
The Lawyer's Guide to Practice Management Systems Software by Andrew Z. Adkins III
What can practice management systems software do for a law practice? With the right system in place, a law firms and staff will have the ability to automatically route items, tasks, documents, and events to certain people based on their role in the case or matter, as well as manage deadlines, improve responsiveness to clients, reduce malpractice insurance rates, and boost overall productivity.
The Lawyer's Guide to Strategic Planning: Defining, Setting, and Achieving Your Firm's Goals by Thomas C. Grella and Michael L. Hudkins
This new resource is your guide to planning dynamic strategic plans and implementing them at your firm. You'll find specific suggestions on strategic planning for any size firm, in any practice area.
The Lawyer’s Guide to Records Management and Retention by George C Cunningham & John C Montana
This book addresses the issues arising from the need to manage records and information in a law office.
The Lawyer’s Guide to Retirement: Strategies for Attorneys and Their Clients by David A. Bridewell, Charles Nauts, Editors
The Lawyer's Guide To Retirement: Strategies For Attorneys And Their Clients is the definitive guide for professional attorneys whether in independent practice, a partnership, or employed by a legal firm - a core title for any personal or professional legal career planning collection.
The Lawyer’s Retirement Planning Guide by Susan A. Berson
Careful planning – from financial management to personal fulfillment – is necessary to achieve one’s retirement dream.
The Lawyers Guide to Microsoft Outlook 2013 by Ben M. Schorr
Take control of your e-mail, calendar, to-do list, and more with The Lawyer's Guide to Microsoft® Outlook 2013. This essential guide summarizes the most important new features in the newest version of Microsoft® Outlook and provides practical tips that will promote organization and productivity in your law practice
This book will help you:
- Clean up your inbox and organize e-mail messages
- Manage appointments and meetings with your calendar
- Improve efficiency with the Outlook task list
The Lawyers Law of Attraction - Marketing Outside the Box but Inside the Law by Hillel L. Presser, ESQ., MBA
Whether you are a seasoned attorney or straight out of law school, chances are that you're looking for ways to increase either the quantity or quality of your clients. While you may know how to reach your market, you may not know how to reach out to them in a way that will cause them to react favorably. You know there are tools that will help. This book will teach you how to use them.
The Military Divorce Handbook by Mark Sullivan
This book guides you through the complexities of all aspects of representing military personnel or their spouses to help you provide competent and thorough representation for your client.
The Millennial Lawyer by Ursala Furi-Perry
The Millennial Lawyer is a dual guidebook--meant for both senior lawyers on effectively using this next generation, and for the young lawyer on adjusting to law practice and life in a firm--with side-by-side prescriptive sections for the Millennial lawyer and the attorney managing them.
The Paralegal's Guide to Professional Responsibility by Arthur H Garwin
This book reviews the ethics issues that are relevant to paralegals, legal assistants, secretaries, and other employees of law firms, corporations, and law-related organizations and offers guidance that can be adapted to practice in any jurisdiction.
The Personal Efficiency Program by Kerry Gleeson
The Personal Efficiency Program continues to help overwhelmed professionals get their work lives organized to become more effective and efficient. Readers will learn how to stop procrastinating, stop feeling overwhelmed, and start feeling good about their work lives.
The Practice: Building Truths About Lawyers and Lawyering by Brian Tannebaum
The Practice discusses everything from asking yourself what type of lawyer you want to be, to the most effective way to market yourself in an industry where lawyers increasingly over-rely on social media to prove their relevance.
The Voice That Means Business by Linda Shields, MS.
Filled with exercises, tip sheets, and real-life examples, this book shows professional people how to break the "sound barrier" so they can develop the voice that means business, gets business, and keeps business.
Through the Client's Eyes: New Approaches to Get Clients to Hire You Again and Again by Henry W. Ewalt and Andrew W. Ewalt
This book will help lawyers build better, stronger, and smarter relationships with their clients. From educating the client about the law to eliciting quantifiable feedback by using surveys, this updated edition covers legal marketing in an easy-to-read, well-organized and practical manner.
Tomorrow's Lawyers: An Introduction to Your Future by Richard Susskind
Tomorrow's Lawyers predicts that we are at the beginning of a period of fundamental transformation in law: a time in which we will see greater change than we have seen in the past two centuries. It introduces the new legal landscape and offers practical guidance for those who intend to build careers and businesses in law.
Trial Prep for Paralegals by Michael L Coyne & Ursula Furi-Perry
Coyne and Furi-Perry have created the essential how-to guide for trial preparation. Paralegals will master every stage of litigation, from initial client interviews to pulling together the trial notebook. The book begins with overviews of the litigation process and the evidence rules. Practical skills for interviewing, handling discovery, preparing exhibits, and more are then introduced and explained with examples.
Turning Out the Lights: Planning for Closing Your Law Practice by Mark Scruggs & Bill Raubil, editors
This book is a comprehensive procedural guide to managing the logistics of closing a law practice — a must-have for future planning. It is published by the North Carolina Bar Association's Transitioning Lawyer Committee.
Twitter in One Hour for Lawyers by Jared Correia
Twitter in One Hour for Lawyers will demystify one of the most important social-media platforms of our time and teach you to tweet like an expert.
Unbundling Legal Services by Forrest S Mosten
This book explores the factors that have fueled the unbundling movement, the barriers that face it, and the case study successes that suggest unbundling may significantly change the shape of law practice.
Virtual Law Practice by Stephanie L Kimbro
Stephanie Kimbro's practical guide provides case studies of individual virtual law practices along with client scenarios to show how web-based technology may be used by legal professionals to work with online clients and avoid malpractice risks.
When Generations Collide by Lynne C Lancaster, David Stillman
This insightful book provides hands-on methods to close the generation gaps.
Who's Got Your Back by Keith Ferrazzi
The real path to success in your work and in your life is through creating an inner circle of “lifeline relationships” – deep, close relationships with a few key trusted individuals who will offer the encouragement, feedback, and generous mutual support every one of us needs to reach our full potential. This book shows us that becoming a winner in any field of endeavor requires a trusted team of advisors who can offer guidance and help to hold us accountable to achieving our goals.
Winning Alternatives to the Billable Hour by Mark Robertson
This book provides you with tools you can use in your practice to implement and evaluate alternative billing methods, including real case studies of lawyers and firms successfully using alternative billing to deliver value to both the client and the lawyer.
Women Rainmakers’ Best Marketing Tips by Theda C Snyder
The book contains well over 150 tips you can put to use right away to positively impact your marketing strategy.
You Raised Us – Now Work With Us: Millennials, Career Success, and Team Building Strong Workplace Teams by Lauren Stiller Rikleen
This book separates myths from reality, and provides practical advice, based on detailed research, to strengthen intergenerational teams and develop the next generation of talented leadership.
Younger Next Year by Chris Cowley & Henry S. Lodge, M.D.
This book shows us how to turn back our biological clocks—how to put off 70% of the normal problems of aging (weakness, sore joints, bad balance) and eliminate 50% of serious illness and injury.