Lee's The Legal Career: Knowing the Business, Thriving in Practice

Imprint
West Academic Publishing
ISBN-13
9781640201989
Primary Subject
Office Practice
Format
eBook
Copyright
2017
Series
Coursebook
eBook - Lifetime digital access to the eBook, with the ability to highlight and take notes.

Description

This coursebook addresses key topics in the evolving legal profession and the business of law. The book features chapters on the traditional law firm; the corporate client; the emergence of alternative legal services providers; legal technology; access to justice; employment and diversity in the legal profession; and legal education reform. Students will learn from detailed, insightful interviews of a broad range of legal industry professionals, including the general counsel of an international company; chief litigation officer of a Fortune100 company; director of knowledge management at a Biglaw firm; a legal innovator who founded a pioneering legal process outsourcing company; a legal industry consultant; and a legal tech startup CEO and co-founder. Interactive exercises and questions for reflection and discussion are included throughout the book.

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