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Lawyering from the Heart

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ISBN-10: 0735586527

ISBN-13: 9780735586529

Edition: Student Manual, Study Guide, etc. 

Authors: Deborah Kenn

List price: $33.95
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Lawyering from the Heart features interviews with twenty-two talented law school graduates who stayed true to their dreams of using their education for the benefit of society. They embarked on careers as public interest lawyers. Informative, motivating, and inspiring, their stories show the satisfaction and rewards they found by living their values and following their passion. Authored by committed public interest lawyer and law professor Deborah Kenn, Lawyering from the Heart features: A candid and inspiring look at the quality of life of public interest lawyers Illuminating interviews conducted by the author A diversity of experience from lawyers who graduated in the past five years to others who have been practicing for more than thirty Practical information about career development as a public interest lawyer Helpful advice for minimizing debt and making ends meet Extensive appendices that list state and law school Loan Repayment Assistance Programs (LRAPs) and Public Interest Law Resource Groups Are any of your students wondering whether it would be financially feasible or realistic for them to pursue careers as public interest lawyers? Now there's a short but powerful paperback that you can recommend that will provide students with the courage and inspiration to live their values: Lawyering from the Heart, by Deborah Kenn .
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 8/31/2009
Binding: Paperback
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Acknowledgments
The Foundation
The Journey
The Vision
The Path
The Guidance
The Book
The Calling
Hearing the Voice Within
The Work They Love
Lawyering for Constitutional Rights
Lawyering for Systemic Solutions to Poverty
Conclusion
Embracing the Challenges and Obstacles
Law School and the Pursuit of Public Interest Law
Finding the Passion Despite the Obstacles
Finding Public Interest Law Education in Law School
The Cost of Legal Education
Cutting Costs
Passion Versus the Paycheck: Loving the Work and Living with Wages
Finding the Gifts
The Rewards
The Work: Its Own Reward
Living an Authentic Life
Collegiality and Collaboration
A Full Heart
Conclusion
The Journey Revisited
Afterword
Loan Repayment Assistance Programs
Public Interest Law Resource Groups
Practical Tips