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Young Lawyer's Jungle Book A Survival Guide

ISBN-10: 1888960191
ISBN-13: 9781888960198
Edition: 2nd 2000 (Revised)
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Description: 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,  More...

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List price: $18.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Fine Print Press, The
Publication date: 3/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 227
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.166

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 firm large, medium, or small agency, corporation, or the military."

Dedicationp. v
Preface to the Second Editionp. xi
Preface to the First Editionp. xv
Recommended Readingp. xix
Official Disclaimerp. xxi
An Introduction to the Law
Members of the Tribep. 2
Dreamersp. 3
Members of the Tribe, Part Twop. 4
Autumn Attorneysp. 5
Metro Green, Metro Bluesp. 6
Choosing Your Poisonp. 7
Classesp. 8
Law Reviewp. 9
Hubrisp. 11
Summer Campp. 12
Interviewsp. 13
Judicial Clerkshipsp. 14
Bar Admissionp. 14
The Examp. 15
In Awe of Law
The Pregnant Yearp. 17
Attitudep. 18
Cartographyp. 19
A Continued Legal Educationp. 20
The Wonder Yearp. 20
Perks: The Upsidep. 22
Perks: The Downsidep. 22
Industrial Psychologyp. 22
Your Private Lifep. 24
Rendering Unto Caesarp. 25
Living With The Lawp. 25
Your Place in the Firm
First Things Firstp. 29
Law and Economicsp. 30
The Apprentice's Lamentp. 31
A Change of Perspectivep. 32
Running From Fearp. 33
Tuning Into Personalitiesp. 35
The Chameleonp. 40
Respectp. 42
Dancing with Seniorsp. 42
Battle of the Titansp. 43
Nuts!p. 44
Turbulent Watersp. 46
Turning Down Workp. 48
Finding Your Nietzschep. 48
Specializationp. 50
Making Dartnerp. 52
Getting the Work Done
Getting Startedp. 53
Researchp. 55
The Castes of Lawp. 57
Real Lawp. 58
Memosp. 59
Citationp. 60
Readingp. 62
Learning the Lawp. 62
The Know-It-Allp. 64
The Libraryp. 65
Document Reviewsp. 67
Form-Fillingp. 67
Perspectivesp. 69
Instruction?p. 70
Deadlinesp. 72
Hocus Focusp. 72
Perspectives IIp. 72
Calling Dr. Rorschachp. 73
Making It Sop. 74
Court Gesteringp. 74
Draftingp. 75
Details in Draftingp. 77
Drafting In Detailp. 78
For Litigatorsp. 80
The Paper Chasep. 81
Formsp. 81
Your Work Productp. 82
In Praise of All that is Boringp. 82
Mistakesp. 84
The Other Handp. 85
Clemencyp. 87
Cumulationp. 88
Putting It All Togetherp. 88
A Final, Editorial Notep. 89
Details, Details
Grammar and Friendsp. 91
Email Etiquettep. 93
The Opposite Problemp. 94
Math and Foesp. 98
It's A Bird! It's A Plane!! It's Superlawyer!!!p. 99
The Chain Gangp. 100
Lawyer Vagrancyp. 101
Pro Bonop. 102
Extracurricular Dutiesp. 103
Bookkeepingp. 104
Pacing on the Treadmillp. 106
Zzzz...p. 108
Integrated Project Managementp. 108
Feed Back
The Annual Reviewp. 111
The Occasional, Quasi-Reviewp. 112
Criticismp. 112
Friendly Advicep. 113
The Blind Leadingp. 113
Let The Sunshine Inp. 114
Fitting In
Getting Alongp. 115
Modestyp. 115
Rule No. 1,438p. 116
Learning From Warp. 117
Rule No. 1,438.1p. 117
Brown-Nosing Done Rightp. 117
Spending The Partp. 118
Committing to The Partp. 119
Moving to New Partsp. 120
Acting The Partp. 120
Smelling The Partp. 121
More Hygienep. 121
Socializing The Partp. 121
Alcoholp. 122
Other Vicesp. 122
Being The Good Sportp. 122
Dressing The Partp. 122
Dressing Allyp. 126
Shaving The Partp. 127
Archiving The Partp. 128
Addressing The Partp. 128
"Esq."p. 128
"Dr."p. 129
Habitating The Partp. 130
Clocking The Partp. 131
Weighing The Partp. 131
Dining The Partp. 132
Exercising Your Partsp. 133
Leaving For Parts Unknownp. 133
Appreciating New Partsp. 134
Assimilating Into The Partp. 134
More Sexp. 138
You Are Woman. What's That Roar?p. 139
Nurturing The Next Generationp. 141
Feline Fightingp. 142
Playing With Firep. 142
Playing With Clientsp. 143
Playing With Othersp. 143
Cro-Magnon Manp. 143
Homo Erectusp. 144
Supportp. 145
The Numbers Gamep. 145
Dancing with Lawyersp. 147
The Slow Dancep. 147
The Tangop. 148
The Two-Stepp. 149
The Lambadap. 149
The Lawp. 150
The Letter Continues:p. 150
A Dish Best Served Coldp. 151
Recasting The Lessonp. 152
Defensive Practicep. 153
Professional Responsibility ...One More Timep. 153
Ethicsp. 155
Dancing With Clients
Respectp. 157
Reverencep. 158
Reverence IIp. 158
Reverence IIIp. 159
Relating To Clientsp. 159
Listening To Clientsp. 160
The Ungrateful Clientp. 162
Thinking Like a Clientp. 162
Reporting To Clientsp. 163
Writing For Clientsp. 164
Confidencep. 165
Timep. 166
The Mothp. 166
Your First Conferencep. 167
"Suggestions"p. 169
Nervesp. 170
Pride Goethp. 172
Ceremonyp. 172
Scriptingp. 173
Moneyp. 173
Dancing with Dissatisfied Clientsp. 173
Who's On First?p. 174
The Horizonp. 174
Maintaining The Dignityp. 175
Dancing with Witnessesp. 176
Confidentialityp. 177
The Rain Dancep. 178
Rainmaking: The Secretp. 180
Rainmaking For Outcastsp. 182
Secretaries, Staff, and Other Funny Creatures
The Office Ropesp. 184
Two-Way Streetsp. 184
Personal Stuffp. 185
Adonis at Workp. 186
Giftsp. 186
Power Gamesp. 187
Squeaky Wheelsp. 187
Pro Forma Critiquesp. 188
Your Agentp. 188
Dictaphones--Part Ip. 188
Dictaphones--Part IIp. 189
While We're On Rapport...p. 189
Secretary As Hounddogp. 190
Going Home Againp. 190
Documentsp. 190
Documents--The Sequelp. 191
Documents--Revenge Of The Ratp. 191
Documents--The Battlep. 191
Documents--The Final Chapterp. 191
Dating Al Carbonp. 192
The Office Managerp. 192
Cause For Pausep. 193
Confidentialityp. 193
Other Funny Creaturesp. 193
Veering Offtrack
What Can Go Wrong?p. 196
Firmness Through Anorexiap. 197
Going AWOLp. 198
Looking Afarp. 199
Looking Afar -- The Voyage Homep. 200
Legal Recruitersp. 200
In-Housep. 200
Going Solop. 201
A Dangerous Mission, Hansp. 202
What If You Suck?p. 203
Burning Bridgesp. 204
...On Being a Lawyer
The Old Lawyerp. 205
The Bad Lawyerp. 208
The Brotherhoodp. 209
The Laityp. 209
Youp. 210
The Expensive lawyerp. 211
The Good Lawyerp. 212
The Costly Lawyerp. 214
The Misunderstood Lawyerp. 218
The Funny Lawyerp. 219
The Radicalp. 219
The Lawyer Savantp. 220
The Chasmp. 220
The Attorneyp. 220
The Forest
The Legal Grailp. 221
Making Partner--Part IIp. 221
The Lean And Hungry Lookp. 222
When You're Kingp. 222
The Meaning of Lifep. 224
Three Reasons to Carep. 225
Finp. 225
Law Trek: The Next Generationp. 231
Indexp. 229
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