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Law v. life : what lawyers are afraid to say about the legal profession

Author: Walt Bachman
Publisher: Rhinebeck, N.Y. : Four Directions Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author "describes the unique stresses lawyers face, the increasing demands of the legal marketplace, the "moral neutering" imposed by a lawyers' ethical duty of advocacy, some blunt truths about clients, and the deep tensions between lawyers' professional and personal lives."
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bachman, Walt.
Law v. life.
Rhinebeck, N.Y. : Four Directions Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)760051744
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walt Bachman
ISBN: 0962765988 9780962765988
OCLC Number: 32502383
Description: 140 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. The monkey's burden --
2. Helping till it hurts --
3. Law school's best-forgotten lessons --
4. The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat and the other 99% of your life --
5 A lawyer's dual life --
6. The joke's on us --
7. The almighty billable hour --
8. The APC factor : the truth about clients --
9. Market day at the legal bazaar.
Responsibility: Walt Bachman.

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The author "describes the unique stresses lawyers face, the increasing demands of the legal marketplace, the "moral neutering" imposed by a lawyers' ethical duty of advocacy, some blunt truths about clients, and the deep tensions between lawyers' professional and personal lives."

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