Swimming lessons for baby sharks : the essential guide to thriving as a new lawyer /

"[This book] contains critical advice new graduates need to thrive. Completely revised and updated, the second edition includes ... new information on networking, client service, business development, project management, and many other topics. The goal is simple: to help new lawyers start stron...

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Main Author: Cleveland, Grover E. (Author)
Format: Book
Published: St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, 2016
Edition:Second edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • Sink or swim : the transition from law school to law practice
  • How well do you swim : your first evaluation
  • Feeding with fellow sharks : getting and doing work
  • Swimming with sharks : building relationships with other lawyers
  • Becoming a pilot fish : making yourself indispensable with exceptional legal work
  • Navigating the currents : managing and building your practice
  • Shark supply : law firm economics
  • Enjoying the swim : managing your life
  • Taking the next plunge : client service
  • Making and casting your net : networking and business development
  • Other fish in the sea : opposing counsel and the media
  • Swimming like a pro : legal skills in the real world
  • Swimming away
  • Appendix A: Quick tips for success
  • Appendix B: Bar exam preparation tips
  • Appendix C: A dozen personas to avoid
  • Appendix D: Project management template.