The Lawyer s Guide to Fact Finding on the Internet

Author: Carole A. Levitt
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590316719
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Written for legal professionals, this comprehensive desk reference lists, categorizes and describes hundreds of free and fee-based Internet sites. You'll find it useful for investigations, depositions, and trial presentations, as well as company and medical research, gathering competitive intelligence, finding expert witnesses, and fact checking of all kinds.

The Lawyer s Guide to Records Management and Retention

Author: George C. Cunningham
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590314500
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book will help any law firm create and maintain an effective and well-organized records management program, including administration and storage of client files and administrative records in all types of media. Firms will learn to implement an efficient information, document, and file retrieval system, thus reducing costs, avoiding ethics violations, and ensuring client satisfaction. In addition, the book covers legal and ethics compliance when it comes to management and retention of both paper and electronic files.

The Lawyers Guide to Adobe Acrobat

Author: David L. Masters
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590315361
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Now including information about Acrobat version 7.0 as well as 6.0, thisbook takes lawyers through the processes of working with PDFdocuments, allowing them to communicate like never before. They'lllearn how to create, control, and more securely deliver intelligent, content-rich documents that can be opened by anyone using AdobeReader. More and more court systems require electronic filing, and thisis the definitive guide to the standard for those filing systems

The Complete Guide to Designing Your Law Office

Author: Suzette S. Schultz
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590314814
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This comprehensive new resource provides all the information needed to plan or remodel a law firm's office space. Helpful checklists, schedules, forms, and letters are included on the accompanying CD-ROM.

The Law Firm Associate s Guide to Personal Marketing and Selling Skills

Author: Catherine Alman MacDonagh
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590318331
Format: PDF, ePub
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This is a trainer's manual designed to be used in conjunction with The Law Firm Associate's Guide to Personal Marketing and Selling Skills (sold separately). It will serve as a guide to the person who is charged with leading the training sessions and will explain how to best structure the sessions and use the book. Chapters will provide skill development outlines at each level for marketing and sales training; discussion guidelines for coaches working internally or externally with attorneys and teams; discussion guidelines for firm members working internally with individual attorneys; and discussion guidelines, checklists, and program ideas for the person responsible for professional development.

In house

Author: David J. Parnell
Publisher: Amer Bar Assn
ISBN: 9781614385141
Format: PDF
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It's a "must-have" career book on finding, securing, and thriving in the fiercely competitive in-house legal market. It's a complete guide through the maze of potential job-hunting strategies, dispelling the myths about corporate life, and offering the reader an arsenal of tips, skills, and methods for creating a successful corporate career.

The Lawyer s Guide to Writing Well

Author: Tom Goldstein
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520963350
Format: PDF, ePub
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In this critically acclaimed book, Tom Goldstein and Jethro K. Lieberman demystify legal writing, outline the causes and consequences of poor writing, and prescribe easy-to-apply remedies to improve it. Reflecting changes in law practice over the past decade, this revised edition includes new sections around communicating digitally, getting to the point, and writing persuasively. It also provides an editing checklist, editing exercises with a suggested revision key, usage notes that address common errors, and reference works to further aid your writing. This straightforward guide is an invaluable tool for practicing lawyers and law students.

The Young Lawyer s Jungle Book

Author: Thane Josef Messinger
Publisher: Fine Print PressLtd
ISBN: 9781888960198
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In this survival guide for the new attorney, in-depth advice on law office life, includes how to work with senior attorneys, legal research, memos, drafting, mistakes, grammar, email, workload, timesheets, reviews, teamwork, deportment, attitude, perspective, working with clients (and dissatisfied clients), working with office staff, using office tools, and, well, not just surviving but thriving in a new career. This book is written for all law graduates, for any law office: a firmâ"large, medium, or smallâ"agency, corporation, or the military.

Finding the Uncommon Deal

Author: Adam Leitman Bailey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118028049
Format: PDF, ePub
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Take advantage of today's real estate market to find great properties at incredible prices Our recent economic meltdown transformed real estate from a popular investment to financial kryptonite. Too many people purchased homes with mortgages they simply could never afford. The good news: Great deals are out there for the taking. Finding the Uncommon Deal gives you the secrets to discovering and successfully negotiating the lowest prices for the most prized properties available. Discover how to go beyond Internet listings to get on-the-ground intelligence on the best deals Get proven negotiating skills to close the deal at a rock-bottom price The author has assisted thousands in purchasing homes as a lawyer, broker, and investor; has been ranked by internationally esteemed publication Chambers and Partners as one of the leading real estate lawyers; and regularly appears as a real estate authority in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal If you're successful enough to afford a home, then you probably have the skills needed to get a great deal in today's market. Finding the Uncommon Deal gives you the keys to leverage your skills for success and savings, opening the door to today's best properties and lowest prices.