The Lawyer s Guide to Fact Finding on the Internet

Author: Carole A. Levitt
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590316719
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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, Mobi
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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
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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 Legal Career Guide

Author: Gary A. Munneke
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781604422603
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Legal Career Guide is designed as a hands-on manual to assist law students or young lawyers in making important decisions by helping them identify specific goals and evaluate opportunities as they arise, reflect on changes in personal situations that affect their aspirations, and assess new trends within the profession that will impact their chosen practice.

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

Author: Catherine Alman MacDonagh
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590318331
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

The Reluctant Rainmaker

Author: J. D. Julie a. Fleming
Publisher: Crow Creek Press (Division of Life at the Bar Lle
ISBN: 9780977401864
Format: PDF
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The reluctant rainmaker is one who understands how important it is to be able to bring in clients, but does not care for the idea of business development, viewing it as a necessary but distasteful part of practicing law. In this book you will find the information that will help you understand why business development is so critical. Using the step-by-step guide in the rainmaker's toolkit, you will create your own cohesive business development plan. This plan will provide the clear direction you need to build a solid book of business that will support you in developing a successful, satisfying, and sustainable practice.

In house

Author: David J. Parnell
Publisher: Amer Bar Assn
ISBN: 9781614385141
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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 Young Lawyer s Jungle Book

Author: Thane Josef Messinger
Publisher: Fine Print PressLtd
ISBN: 9781888960198
Format: PDF
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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.