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About A Life In The Law: Advice For Young Lawyers
In the legal profession today there are many forces which continue to seek to blow lawyers off course--professionally, ethically, morally, relationally and materially. Life in the Law was written in the belief that there can be great comfort in counseling with those who have gone before us and who can share their insights on a life lived well in the law.
This book offers a unique opportunity to sit down with a diverse gathering of lawyers to share their perspectives on being a lawyer. In this compelling collection of essays, the contributors write about the values of the profession, a lawyers responsibility to their communities, their duty of service to clients, and to the public and to each other. These renowned lawyers and educators also address troublesome issues about how hard lawyers are expected to work, and what sacrifices they should and should not make.
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