Hegland and Bennett's A Short & Happy Guide to Being a Lawyer

Imprint
West Academic Publishing
ISBN-13
9781628107128
Primary Subject
Career Success
Format
eBook
Copyright
2012
Series
Short & Happy Guides
eBook - Lifetime digital access to the eBook, with the ability to highlight and take notes.

Description

This is a friendly and helpful companion for clinical students and new lawyers as they venture forth. In 115 pages, the book covers topics from solving problems and telling stories, to coping with lies and mistakes, interviewing and counseling clients, investigating and negotiating cases, writing legal memos, making oral arguments, trying lawsuits, and other necessary lawyering skills. Kenney Hegland introduced many to legal education with The Study and Practice of Law in a Nutshell. Paul Bennett is a well-known clinician. this title is a wonderful review of the trees and a needed overview of the forest. It’s quite readable: short and happy, quick and funny.