Resources Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading


Business Development

Career Guidance

Diversity and Inclusion


Solo and Small Firm Practice

Success Strategies

The Legal Profession


Women Lawyers


Business Development

Asher, Joey (2004) Selling and Communications Skills for Lawyers: A Fresh Approach to Marketing Your Practice

Beckwith, Harry (1997) Selling the Invisible: A Field Guide to Modern Marketing

Beckwith, Harry (2003) What Clients Love: A Field Guide to Growing Your Business 

Coulter, Silvia L. (2004) The Woman Lawyer's Rainmaking Game: How to Build a Successful Law Practice

Daught, Dahut (2004 Marketing the Legal Mind

Dawson, Ross (2005) Developing Knowledge-Based Client Relationships

Flannery, William J. (2007) The Lawyers Field Guide to Effective Business Development

Graham, Deborah (2006) Getting Down to Business: Marketing and Women Lawyers

Grubner, Judith I. (Ed.) (1993) The Last Frontier: Women Lawyers as Rainmakers

Harding, Ford (2006) Creating Rainmakers: The Manager's Guide to Training Professionals to Attract New Clients

Harding, Ford (2002) Cross-Selling Success: A Rainmaker's Guide to Professional Account Development

Harding, Ford (2008) Rain Making: Attract New Clients No Matter What Your Field

Hassett, James (2006) Legal Business Development: A Step by Step Guide

Hayden, C. J. (1996) Get Clients Now! (TM): A 28-Day Marketing Program for Professionals and Consultants

Holtz, Sara (2008) Bringin' in the Rain: A Woman Lawyer's Guide to Business Development

Hyatt, Carole (1998) The Woman's New Selling Game: How to Sell Yourself-And Anything Else

Macdonagh, Catherine Alman & Cuzzone, Beth Marie (2007) The Law Firm Associate's Guide to Personal Marketing and Selling Skills

Maraia, Mark M. (2003) Rainmaking Made Simple: What Every Professional Must Know

Mills, Harry (2004) The Rainmaker's Toolkit: Power Strategies for Finding, Keeping, and Growing Profitable Clients

Rouse, Peter E. (2007) Every Relationship Matters: Using the Power of Business to Transform Your Business, Your Firm and Yourself

Schmidt, Sally J. (2006) Business Development for Lawyers: Strategies for Getting and Keeping Clients

Smith, Larry (2002) Inside/Outside: How Businesses Buy Legal Services

Sneider, Susan A. (2007) A Lawyers Guide to Networking

Snyder, Theda C. (1994) Women Rainmakers' 101 Plus Best Marketing Tips

Weishar, Hollis Hatfield & Durham, James A. (2001) The Complete Guide to Marketing Your Law Practice

Weishar, Hollis Hatfield & Smiley, Joyce K. (2004) Marketing Success Stories: Conversations with Leading Lawyers

Young, Laurie (2005) Marketing the Professional Services Firm: Applying the Principles and the Science of Marketing to the Professions


Career Guidance

Abrams, Lisa L.(2000) The Official Guide to Legal Specialties: An Insider's Guide to Every Major Practice Area

Arron, Deborah (2003) Running from the Law: Why Good Lawyers Are Getting Out of the Legal Profession

Arron, Deborah (1999) What Can You Do With a Law Degree?: A Lawyer's Guide to Career Alternatives Inside, Outside & Around the Law.

Arron, Deborah & Guyol, Deborah (1999) The Complete Guide to Contract Lawyering

Bennett, Steven C. (2004) The Path to Partnership: A Guide for Junior Associates

Bronson, Po (2002) What Should I Do With My Life?: The True Story of People Who Answered the Ultimate Question

Cain, G. H. (1994) Turning Points: New Paths and Second Careers for Lawyers.

Catalyst (2001) Building a Successful Career in Law

Civiletto, Cary Cristen (2001) Full Disclosure: The New Lawyer's Must-Read Career Guide

Fontaine, Valerie A. (2006) The Right Moves: Job Search and Career Development Strategies for Lawyers

Ferrazzi, Keith (2005) Never Eat Alone and Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time

Gordon, Lori Simon (2002) Rest Assured:  The Sabbatical Solution for Lawyers

Greenberg, Hindy (1998) The Lawyer's Career Change Handbook.

Hengstler, Gary A. (2001) Making Work Work for You

Hogan, Ron (2005) View from the Top: Law Firm Leaders Unlock the Secrets of a Successful Legal Career

Ibarra, Herminia (2003) Working Identity: Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing Your Career.

Koster, William (2004) The Business of the Practice of Law: What Every Associate Should Know About Law Firm Life

Lund, Morten (2007) Jagged Rocks of Wisdom: Professional Advice for the New Attorney

Mantis, Hillary (1997) Alternative Careers for Lawyers.

Melcher, Michael (2007) The Creative Lawyer: A Practical Guide to Authentic Professional Satisfaction

Morris, Kathy (2000) Objection Overruled: Overcoming Obstacles in the Lawyer Job Search.

Munneke, Gary A. (2003) Careers In Law.

Munneke, Gary A. & Henslee, William D. (2003) Non-legal Careers for Lawyers (4th Edition).

O'Donnovan-Polten, Sheelagh (2001) The Scales of Success: Constructions of Life-Career Success of Eminent Men and Women Lawyers

Parker, Monica (2008) The (Un) Happy Lawyer: A Roadmap to Finding Meaningful Work Outside the Law

Parvin, Cordell (2007) Prepare to Win: A Lawyer's Guide to Rainmaking, Career Success and Life Fulfillment

Prescott, Natalie, Cross, Oleg (2009) Nail Your Law Job Interview: The Essential Guide to Firm, Clerkship, Government, In-House, and Lateral Interviews

Riskin, Gerald R. (2006) The Successful Lawyer: Powerful Strategies for Transforming Your Practice

Sapp, John R. (2002) Making Partner: A Guide for Law Firm Associates (2nd Edition)

Schneider, Deborah A. & Belsky, Gary (2004) Should You Really Be A Lawyer?: The Guide To Smart Career Choices Before, During & After Law School

Schreiter, Larry (1999) The Happy Lawyer: How to Gain More Satisfaction, Suffer Less Stress, and Enjoy Higher Earnings in Your Law Practice

Smith, Janet (1998) Beyond L.A. Law: Inspiring Stories of People Who've Done Fascinating Things with a Law Degree.

Staudenmaier, Heidi McNeil (Ed.) (1999) Changing Jobs: A Handbook for Lawyers in the New Millennium (3rd edition).

Strausser, J. (1997) Judgment Reserved: Alternative Careers for Lawyers.

Tupman, Simon (2000) Why Lawyers Should Eat Bananas

Turnicky, Ann D. (1977) How to Get the Job You Want in a Law Firm.

Vogt, M. Diane & Rickard, Lori-Ann (2000) Keeping Good Lawyers: Best Practices to Create Career Satisfaction

Walton, Kimm Alayne (1999) Americas Greatest Places to Work With a Law Degree.

Walton, Kimm Alayne (1999) Guerrilla Tactics for Getting the Legal Job of Your Dreams.

Walton, Kimm Alyne (2000) What Law School Doesn't Teach You...But You Really Need to Know


Diversity and Inclusion

Aguilar, Leslie C. (2006) Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts... Communicating Respectfully in a Diverse World

Bardwich, Judith M. (2007) One Foot Out the Door: How to Combat the Psychological Recession That's Alienating Employees and Hurting American Business

Baylin, Lotte (1993) Breaking the Mold: Women, Men and Time in the New Corporate World

Bell, Elle L., Edmonson, J. & Nkomo, Stella M. (2001) Our Separate Ways: Black and White Women in the Struggle for Professional Identity

Benko, Cathleen & Weisberg, Anne (2007) Mass Career Customization: Aligning the Workplace With Today's Nontraditional Workforce

Bond, Meg A. (2007) Workplace Chemistry: Promoting Diversity Through Organizational Change

Calvert, Cynthia Thomas & Williams, Joan C. (2004) Solving the Part-Time Puzzle: The Law Firm's Guide to Balanced Hours

Chanow, Linda Bray (1999) Results of Lawyers, Work and Family: A Study of Alternative Schedule Programs at Law Firms in the District of Columbia

Cohen, Carol Fishman & Rabin, Vivian Steir (2008) Back on the Career Track: A Guide for Stay-at-Home Moms Who Want to Return to Work

Corwin, Vivien, Lawrence, Thomas B., & Frost, Peter J. (2002) Five Strategies of Successful Part-Time Work

Cox, Taylor Jr. (2001) Creating the Multicultural Organization: A Strategy for Capturing the Power of Diversity

Deal, Jennifer J. (2007) Retiring the Generation Gap: How Employees Young and Old Can Find Common Ground

Drago, Robert W. (2007) Striking a Balance: Work, Family, Life

Ely, Robin J., Debra E. Meyerson, and Martin N. Davison (2008) Rethinking Political Correctness

Fletcher, Joyce K. (2001) Disappearing Acts: Gender, Power and Relational Practice at Work

Gambles, Richenda, Lewis, Susan & Rapport Thona (2006) The Myth of Work-Life Balance: The Challenge of Our Time for Men, Women and Societies

Gladwell, Malcolm (2005) Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

Halpern, Diane F. & Murphy, Susan Elaine (eds) (2004) From Work-Family Balance to Work- Family Interaction

Harris, Philip R., Moran, Robert T. & Moran, Sarah V. (2004) Managing Cultural Differences, Sixth Edition: Global Leadership Strategies for the 21st Century

Harvard Business Review (2001) Finding and Keeping the Best People

Harvard Business Review (2002) Managing Diversity

Hewlett, Sylvia Ann (2007) Off-ramps and On-ramps: Keeping Talented Women on the Road to Success

Hochschild, Arlie Russell (1997) Time Bind, The; When Work Becomes Home And Home Becomes Work

Hyter, Michael C. Turnock, Judith L. (2006) The Power of Inclusion: Unlock the Potential and Productivity of Your Workforce

Jacobs, Jerry & Gerson, Kathleen (2005) The Time Divide: Work, Family, and Gender Inequality (The Family and Public Policy)

Jamieson, Kathleen Hall (1995) Beyond the Double Bind: Women and Leadership

Klein, Freada Kapor (2007) Giving Notice: Why the Best and Brightest are Leaving the Workplace and HOW YOU CAN HELP THEM STAY

Kossek, Ellen Ernst & Lambert, Susan J. (eds.) (2004) Work and Life Integration: Organizational, Cultural, and Individual Perspectives

Lancaster, Lynne C. & Stillman, David (2003) When Generations Collide: Who They Are. Why They Clash. How to Solve the Generational Puzzle at Work

Levine, James A. & Pittinsky, Todd L. (1998) Working Fathers: New Strategies for Balance Work and Family

Lewis, Suzan & Cooper, Cary L. (2005) Work-Life Integration

Livers, Ancella B. & Caver, Keith A. (2002) Leading in Black and White: Working Across the Racial Divide in Corporate America

Mainiero, Lisa A. & Sullivan, Sherry E. (2006) The Opt-Out Revolt: Why People Are Leaving Companies to Create Kaleidoscope Careers

Manzoni, Jean-Francious & Barsoux, Jean Louis (2002) The Set-Up-to-Fail Syndrome: How Good Managers Cause Great People to Fail

Mason, Mary Ann & Ekman, Eve Mason (2007) Mothers on the Fast Track: How a New Generation Can Balance Family and Careers

McNamee, Stephen J. & Miller, Robert K. Jr. (2004) The Meritocracy Myth

Myerson, Debra E. (2001) Tempered Radicals: How People Use Difference to Inspire Change at Work

Meyerson, Debra E. & Fletcher, Joyce K. (2008) A Modest Manifesto for Shattering the Glass Ceiling

Moen, Phyllis (ed.) (2003) It's About Time: Couples and Careers

Moen, Phyllis & Roehling, Patricia (2004) The Career Mystique: Cracks in the American Dream

Morrison, Ann M., White, Randall, P., Van Velsor, Ellen (1994) Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Can Women Reach the Top of America's Largest

Perlow, Leslie A. (1997) Finding Time: How Corporations, Individuals and Families Can Benefit from New Work Practices

Project for Attorney Retention (2003) Better on Balance? The Corporate Counsel Work/Life Report

Rao, Aruna, Stuart, Rieky & Kelleher, David (1999) Gender at Work: Organizational Change for Equality

Rapoport, Rhona, Bailyn, Lotte, Fletcher, Joyce K. & Pruitt, Bettye H. (2001) Beyond Work-Family Balance: Advancing Gender Equity and Workplace Performance

Stone, Pamela (2007) Opting Out?

Sutton, Robert (2007) The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't

Tannen, Deborah (1994) Talking from 9 to 5: Women and Men in the Workplace

Thomas, D. A., and Robin Ely (1996) Making Differences Matter: A New Paradigm for Managing Diversity

Thomas, David A. & Gabarro, John J. (1999) Breaking Through: The Making of Minority Executives in Corporate America

Thomas, R. Roosevelt Jr. (2004) Building on the Promise of Diversity: How We Can Move to the Next Level in Our Workplaces, Our Communities, and Our Society

Tulgan, Bruce (2000) Managing Generation X

Tulgan, Bruce (2002) Winning the Talent Wars: How to Build a Lean, Flexible, High-Performance Workplace

Valian, Virginia (1999) Why So Slow? The Advancement of Women

Watson, Joe (2006) Without Excuses: Unleash the Power of Diversity to Build Your Business

Young, Stephen (2006) Micro-Messaging: Why Great Leadership is Beyond Words



Avolio, Bruce J. & Luthans, Fred (2005) The High Impact Leader

Bellman, Geoffrey M. (2001) Getting Things Done When You Are Not In Charge

Bennis, Warren, & Goldsmith, Joan (1997) Learning to Lead: A Workbook on Becoming a Leader

Boyatzis, Richard & McKee, Annie (2005) Resonant Leadership: Renewing Yourself and Connecting with Others Through Mindfulness, Hope,
and Compassion

Charan, Ram (2007) Know-How: The 8 Skills That Separate People Who Perform from Those Who Don't

Cialdini, Robert B. (2008) Influence: Science and Practice (5th Edition)

Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly (2004) Good Business: Leadership, Flow and the Making of Meaning

Eagly, Alice H.& Carli, Linda L. (2007) Through the Labyrinth: The Truth About How Women Become Leaders

Eikenberry, Kevin (2007) Remarkable Leadership: Unleashing Your Leadership Potential One Skill at a Time

Friedman, Stewart D. (2008) Total Leadership: Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life

Green, Lawrence G. (2001) Managing Partner 101: A Guide to Seccessful Law Firm Leadership

Goleman, Daniel (2006) Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships

Goldeman, Daniel, Boyatzis, Richard & McKee, Annie (2002) Primal Leadership: Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence

Kellerman, Barbara and Rhode, Deborah L. (eds) (2007) Women & Leadership: The State of Play and Strategies for Change

Kotter, John P. (2008) A Sense of Urgency

Kotter, John P. (1996) Leading Change

Kotter, John P. (2006) Our Iceberg Is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions

Kouzes, James M. & Posner, Barry Z. (2003) Encouraging the Heart: A Leader's Guide to Rewarding and Recognizing Others

Kouzes, James M. & Posner, Barry Z. (2008) The Leadership Challenge

Lorsch, Jay W. & Tierney, Thomas J. (2002) Aligning the Stars: How to Succeed When Professionals Drive Results

Maister, David H. (1993) Managing the Professional Service Firm

Maister, David H. (2003) Practice What You Preach: What Managers Must Do to Create a High Achievement Culture

Maister, David H. (2008) Strategy and the Fat Smoker

McKee, Annie, Boyatzis, Richard & Johnson, Frances (2008) Becoming a Resonant Leader: Develop Your Emotional Intelligence, Renew Your Relationships, Sustain Your Effectiveness

McKenna, Patrick J. & Maister, David H. (2005) First Among Equals: How to Manage a Group of Professionals

Patterson, Kerry, Greeny, Joseph, McMillan, Ron & Switzler, Al (2002) Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High

Quinn Robert (1996) Deep Change: Discovering the Leader Within

Rock, David (2007) Quiet Leadership: Six Steps to Transforming Performance at Work

Rubinstein, Herb (2008) Leadership for Lawyers

Runde, Craig E. & Flanagan, Tim A. (2006) Becoming a Conflict Competent Leader: How You and Your Organization Can Manage Conflict Effectively

Salacuse, Jeswald W. (2005) Leading Leaders: How to Manage Smart, Talented, Rich, and Powerful People

Scott, Susan (2004) Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at Work and in Life

Thomas, Robert J. (2008) Crucibles of Leadership: How to Learn from Experience to Become A Great Leader

Wesemann, H. Edward (2004) The First Great Myth of Legal Management is that It Exists: Tough Issues for Law Firm Managing Partners and

Weisbord, Ellen, Charnove, Bruce H. & Lindsey, Jonathan (1995) Managing People in Today's Law Firm: The Human Resources Approach to Surviving Change

Zweir, Paul J. (2007) Supervisory and Leadership Skills in the Modern Law Practice: Creating A Learning Organization


Solo and Small Firm Practice

David, Hal (ed) 2008) How to Start a Solo Law Practice

Dimitriou, Deetrious (2005) Law Office Procedures Manual for Solos and Small Firms, Third Edition

Elefant, Carolyn (2008) Solo By Choice: How to Be the Lawyer You Always Wanted to Be

Foonberg, Jay G. (2004) How to Start and Build a Law Practice (5th Edition)

Gerber, Michael (2008) Awakening the Entrepreneur Within: How Ordinary People Can Create Extraordinary Companies

Gerber, Michael (1995) The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It

Gerson, Donna Esq. (2001) Choosing Small, Choosing Smart: Job Search Strategies for Lawyers in the Small Firm Market

Gibson K. William (2005) Flying Solo, Fourth Edition: A Survival Guide for Solos and Small Firm Lawyers

Huss, Judge (2005) Start Your Own Law Practice (Open for Business)

Munneke, Gary A. (2003) Law Practice Management in a Nutshell

Pfeiffer, William L (2006) How to Start A Successful Law Practice

Poll, Edward (2002) Collecting Your fee: Getting Paid from Intake to Invoice

Weyher, Harry R. (2000) Hanging Out a Shingle: An Insider's Guide to Starting Your Own Law Firm


Success Strategies

Albion, Mark (2000) Making a Life, Making a Living: Reclaiming Your Purpose and Passion in Business and in Life.

Allen, David (2002) Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

Allen, David (2004) Ready for Anything: 52 Productivity Principles for Work and Life

Arruda, William & Dixson, Kirsten (2007) Career Distinction: Standing Out By Building Your Brand

Austin, Linda (2000) What's Holding You Back? Eight Critical Choices for Women's Success

Babcock, Linda & Laschever, Sara (2008) Ask for It: How Women Can Use the Power of Negotiation to Get What They Really Want

Babcock, Linda & Laschever, Sara (2003) Women Don't Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide

Baker, Wayne (2000) Achieving Success Through Social Capital: Tapping Hidden Resources in Your Personal and Business Networks

Brady, Kathleen (2005) Navigating Detours on the Road to Success: A Lawyer's Guide to Career Management

Brandon, Rick & Seldman, Marty (2004) Survival of the Savvy: High-Integrity Political Tactics for Career and Company Success

Bridges, William (1997) Creating You & Company - Learn to Think Like the CEO of Your Own Career

Buckingham, Marcus (2007) Go Put Your Strengths to Work: 6 Powerful Steps to Achieve Outstanding Performance

Buckingham, Marcus (2001) Now, Discover Your Strengths

Buckingham, Marcus (2005) The One Thing You Need to Know: ... About Great Managing, Great Leading, and Sustained Individual Success

Butler, Timothy (2007) Getting Unstuck: How Dead Ends Become New Paths

Corwin, Vivien, Lawrence, Thomas B., & Frost, Peter J. (2002) Five Strategies of Successful Part-Time Work. Harvard Business Review on Managing Your Career.

Covey, Stephen R. (1990) The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People - Restoring The Character Ethic - Powerful Lessons In Personal Change

Covey, Stephen R., Merrill, A. Roger & Merrill, Rebecca R. (1994) First Things First

Elwork, Amiran (2007) Stress Management for Lawyers: How to Increase Personal & Professional Satisfaction in the Law

Fels, Anna (2005) Necessary Dreams: Ambition in Women's Changing Lives

Ferrazzi, Keith with Raz, Tahl (2005) Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success One Relationship at a Time

Fiore, Neil (2006) Awaken Your Strongest Self

Flett, Christopher V. (2008) What Men Don't Tell Women About Business: Opening Up the Heavily Guarded Alpha Male Playbook

Flick, Deborah L. (1998) From Debate to Dialogue: Using the Understanding Process to Transform Our Conversations

Fritz, Robert (1989) Path of Least Resistance: Learning to Become the Creative Force in Your Own Life

Gallwey, W. Timothy (2000) The Inner Game of Work: Focus, Learning, Pleasure, and Mobility in the Workplace

Gartrell, Nanette (2008) My Answer is No . . . If That's Okay with You: How Women Can Say No and (Still) Feel Good About It

Goleman, Daniel (2000) Working With Emotional Intelligence

Goldsmith, Marshall (2007) What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful

Greenberg, Herb & Sweeney, Patrick (2006) Succeed On Your Own Terms

Greenfeld, Marjorie (2008) The Working Woman's Pregnancy Book

Harvard Business Review (1994) Reach for the Top: Women and the Changing Facts of Work Life

Harvard Business School Press (2000) Work and Life Balance.

Kaufman, George W. (1999) The Lawyer's Guide to Balancing Life and Work.

Kelly, Robert E. (1999) How to Be a Star at Work: 9 Breakthrough Strategies You Need to Succeed

Keeva, Steven (2002) Transforming Practices: Finding Joy & Satisfaction in the Legal Life

Kolb, Deborah M. & Williams, Judith (2003) Everyday Negotiation: Navigating the Hidden Agendas in Bargaining

Kolb, Deborah M. & Williams, Judith (2000) The Shadow Negotiation: How Women Can Master the Hidden Agendas That Determine Bargaining Success

Kobk, Deborah, Williams, Judith & Frohlinger, Carol (2004) Her Place at the Table: A Woman's Guide to Negotiating Five Key Challenges to Leadership Success

Loehr, Jim & Schwartz, Tony (2004) The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal

Maister, David H. (1997) True Professionalism: The Courage to Care About Your People, Your Clients and Your Career

Maister, David H., Green, Charles H & Galford, Robert M. (2001) The Trusted Advisor

Mackenzie, Alec (1997) The Time Trap: The Classic Book on Time Management

Martin, Roger (2003) The Responsibility Virus: How Control Freaks, Shrinking Violets-and The Rest Of Us-can Harness The Power Of True Partnership

McClure, Judith Selee (2003) Civilized Assertiveness for Women: Communication with Backbone...not Bite

McDonald, Bob D. & Hutcheson, Don (1997) The Lemming Conspiracy: How to Redirect Your Life from Stress to Balance

Medine, John (2008) Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School

Morganstern, Julie (2004) Never Check E-Mail In the Morning: And Other Unexpected Strategies for Making Your Work Life Work

Morganstern, Julie (2000) Time Management from the Inside Out – The Foolproof System for Taking Control of Your Schedule--and Your Life

Murphy, Evelyn with Graff, E.J. (2005) Getting Even: Why Women Don't Get Paid Like Men--And What to Do About It

O'Neil, John R (2000) The Paradox of Success: When Winning at Work Means Losing at Life

Peterson, Christopher & Seligman, Martin (2004) Character Strengths and Virtues: A Handbook and Classification

Philipson, Ilene Ph.D. (2002) Married to the Job: Why We Live to Work and What We Can Do About It.

Reardon, Kathleen Kelley (2006) It's All Politics: Winning in a World Where Hard Work and Talent Aren't Enough

Reardon, Kathleen Kelley (2000) The Secret Handshake: Mastering the Politics of the Business Inner Circle

Reivich, Karen & Shatte, Andrew (2003) The Resilience Factor: 7 Keys to Finding Your Inner Strength and Overcoming Life's Hurdles

Roberts, M. Susan (1995) Living Without Procrastination: How to Stop Postponing Your Life

Ruderman, Marian N. & Ohlott, Patricia J. (2002) Standing at the Crossroads: Next Steps for High Achieving Women

Sanders, Tim (2006) The Likeability Factor: How to Boost Your L-Factor and Achieve Your Life's Dreams

Seidman, Dov (2007) How: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything…in Business (and in Life)

Seligman, Martin (2006) Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life

Shambaugh, Rebecca (2007) It's Not a Glass Ceiling, It's a Sticky Floor: Free Yourself From the Hidden Behaviors Sabotaging Your Career Success

Simmons, Jeffrey R. (Ed.) (1997) Life, Law and the Pursuit of Balance.

Sormaz, Heidi Wenk & Tulman, Bruce (2003) Performance Under Pressure: Managing Stress in the Workplace

Sternberg, Esther M. (2001) The Balance Within: The Science Connecting Health and Emotions

Tamminen, Julie M. (Ed.) (1997) Living with the Law: Strategies to Avoid Burnout and Create Balance.

Thatchenkery, Tojo & Metzker, Carol (2005) Appreciative Intelligence: Seeing the Mighty Oak in the Acorn

Ury, William (2007) The Power of a Positive No: Save The Deal Save The Relationship and Still Say No

Waldroop, James & Butler, Timothy (2001) The 12 Bad Habits That Hold Good People Back: Overcoming the Behavior Patterns That Keep You From Getting Ahead

Weeks, Holly (2008) Failure to Communicate: How Conversations Go Wrong and What You Can Do to Right Them

Zander, Rosamund Stone & Zander, Benjamin (2002) The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life


The Legal Profession

Abel, Richard L. & Lewis, Philip S.C. (1996) Lawyers in Society: An Overview

Bennett, Walter (2001) The Lawyer's Myth: reviving Ideals in the Legal Profession

Blachman, Jeremy (2007) Anonymous Lawyer: A Novel

Daicoff, Susan Swaim (2004) Lawyer Know Thyself: A Psychological Analysis of Personality Strengths and Weaknesses

Derrick, John (2007) Boo to Billable Hours

Fox, Lawrence J. (ed.) (2007) Raise the Bar: Real World Solutions for a Troubled Profession

Galanter, Marc & Palay, Thomas (1991) Tournament of Lawyers: The Transformation of the Big Law Firm

Glendon, Mary Ann (1994) A Nation Under Lawyers: How the Crisis in the Legal Profession is Transforming American Society

Heinz, John P., Nelson, Robert L., Sandeful, Rebecca L. & Laumann, Edward O. (2005) Urban Lawyers: The New Social Structure of the Bar

Kagan, Robert A. (2003) Adversarial Legalism: The American Way of Law

Kaveny, N. Cathleen (2001) Billable Hours in Ordinary Time: A Theological Critique of the Instrumentalization of Time in Professional Life

Kelly, Michael J. (2002) Lives of Lawyers: Journeys in the Organizations of Practice (Law, Meaning, and Violence)

Krieger, Lawrence S. (2008) Human Nature As a New Guiding Philosophy for Legal Education and the Profession.  Washburn Law Journal,
Vol. 47, 101-166

Kronman, Anthony T. (2007) The Lost Lawyer: Failing Ideals of the Legal Profession

LeVan, Gerald (1993) Lawyer's Lives: Out of Control a Quality of Life Handbook

Linowitz, Sol M. (1994) The Betrayed Profession: Lawyering at the End of the Twentieth Century

Litowitz, Douglas (2006) The Destruction of Young Lawyers: Beyond One L (Series on Law, Politics, and Society)

Moll, Richard W. (1991) The Lure of the Law: Why People Become Lawyers and What the Profession Does to Them

Nelson, Robert L., Trubek, David M. & Solomon, Rayman L. (eds.) (1992) Lawyer's Ideals/Lawyer's Practices: Transformations in the American Legal Profession

Rand, Jack & Crowley Jack, Dana (1989) Moral Vision and Professional Decisions: The Changing Values of Women and Men Lawyers

Ross, William G. (1996) The Honest Hour: The Ethics of Time-Based Billing by Attorneys

Sells, Benjamin (1999) Order in the Court: Crafting a More Just World in Lawless Times

Sells, Benjamin (2002) The Soul of the Law

Silver, Marjorie A. (2006) The Affective Assistance of Counsel: Practicing Law as Healing Profession

Stefancic, Jean & Delgado, Richard (2005) How Lawyers Lose Their Way

Susskind, Richard (1998) The Future of Law: Facing the Challenges of Information Technology

Travis, Fiona H. (2001) Living with Lawyers: Insights Into Understanding the Lawyer In Your Life

Trotter, Michael H. (1997) Profit and the Practice of Law: What's Happened to the Legal Profession

Vanderbilt Law Review (1999) Symposium on Attorney Well-Being in Large Firms: Choices Facing Young Lawyers

Zitrin, Richard & Langford, Carol M. (2000) The Moral Compass of the American Lawyer



Ben Sharhar, Tal (2007) Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment

Blanke, Gail (1998) In My Wildest Dreams: Living the Life You Long For

Cameron, Kim (2008) Positive Leadership: Strategies for Extraordinary Performance

Diener, Ed & Biswas-Diener, Robert (2008) Happiness: Unlocking the Mysteries of Psychological Wealth

Doherty, William J. Ph.D. (1999) The Intentional Family: Simple Rituals to Strengthen Family Ties

Dutton, Jane (2003) Energize Your Workplace: How to Create and Sustain High-Quality Connections at Work

Frankl, Victor E. (1985) Man's Search for Meaning

Gilbert, Daniel (2007) Stumbling on Happiness

Haidt, John (2006) The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom

Handy, Charles (1999) The Hungry Spirit

Honore, Carl (2005) In Praise of Slowness: Challenging the Cult of Speed

Kabat-Zinn, Jon (2006) Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness

Kushner, Harold (1986) When All You've Ever Wanted Isn't Enough

Lyubormirsky, Sonja (2007) The How of Happiness: A Scientific Approach to Getting the Life You Want

Mayeroff, Milton (1990) On Caring

Quinn, Robert E. (2004) Building the Bridge As You Walk On It: A Guide for Leading Change

Rath, Tom (2006) Vital Friends: The People You Can't Afford to Live Without

Seligman, Martin E. P., Ph.D. (2004) Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment

Smith, Hyrum W. (2001) What Matters Most: The Power of Living Your Values

Whyte, David (2001) Crossing the Unknown Sea: Work as a Pilgrimage of Identity


Women Lawyers

American Bar Association From Visible Invisibility to Visibly Successful

American Bar Association Visible Invisibility: Women of Color in Law Firms

Association of the Bar of the City of New York (1996) Report of the Task Force on Lawyers' Quality of Life.

Blohm, Lindsay and Riveira, Ashley (2006) Presumed Equal: What America's Top Women Lawyers Really Think About Their Firms

Catalyst (2001) Women in Law: Making the Case

Clanton, Karen, Ed. (2000) Dear Sisters, Dear Daughters: Words of Wisdom from Multicultural Women Attorneys Who've Been There and Done That

Commission on Women in the Profession of the American Bar Association (2003) Empowerment and Leadership: Tried and True Methods for Women Lawyers

Drachman, Virginia G. (2001) Sisters In Law: Women Lawyers in Modern American History

English, Holly (2003) Gender on Trail: Sexual Stereotypes and Work/Life Balance in the Legal Workplace

Epstein, Cynthia Fuches (1993) Women in Law

Epstein, Cynthia Fuchs, Seron, Carol, Oglensky, Ronnie & Saute, Robert (1999) Part-Time Paradox: Professional Careers, Family and Gender

Epstein, Phyllis Horn (2004) Women at Law: Lessons Learned Along the Pathways to Success

Georgia Association of Women Lawyers (2004) It's About Time: Part-Time Policies and Practices at Atlanta Law Firms.

Guinier, Lani, Fine, Michelle & Ballin, Jane (1997) Becoming Gentlemen: Women, Law School, and Institutional Change

Hagan, John & Kay, Fiona (1995) Gender in Practice: A Study of Lawyer's Lives

Harrington, Mona (1995) Women Lawyers: Rewriting the Rules

Harrington, Mona & Hsi, Helen (2007) Women Lawyers and Obstacles to Leadership

Harrington, Mona, Williams, Joan C., Calvert, Cynthia Thomas & English, Holly (2007) Advancing Women in the Profession: Action Plans for Women's Bar Associations

Hope, Judith Richards (2008) Pinstripes & Pearls: The Women of the Harvard Law Class of '64 Who Forged an Old Girl Network and Paved the Way for Future Generations

Initiative on Advancement and Retention of Women, American Bar Association (2006) Advancing and Retaining Women in Today's Law Firms, Executive Summary

Initiative on Advancement and Retention of Women, American Bar Association (2006) Advancing and Retaining Women of Color in Today's Law Firms

Initiative on Advancement and Retention of Women, American Bar Association (2008) Diversity Summit: Creating Pathways to Success for All

Kochan, Thomas A. (2002) Part Time Partner Redux: So We Solved the Problem, Didn't We?

Miller, Brendan, Kohan, Thomas A. & Harrington, Mona (2003) Beyond the Part Time Partner: A Part Time Law Firm?

Minnesota Women Lawyers (2000) MWL Life Balance Taskforce, Life Balance Resource Guide

National Association of Law Placement (2000) Beyond the Bidding Wars: A Survey of Associate Attrition, Departure Destinations and Workplace Incentives

National Association of Law Placement (2007) Women in the Profession: Findings from the First Wave of the After the JD Study

National Association of Law Placement In Pursuit of Attorney Work-Life Balance

New York City Bar (2006) Committee on Minorities in the Profession Best Practices for the Hiring, Training, Retention & Advancement of Women Attorneys

Pierce, Jennifer L. (1996) Gender Trials: Emotional Lives in Contemporary Firms

Rand, Jack & Crowley Jack, Dana (1989) Moral Vision and Professional Decisions: The Changing Values of Women and Men Lawyers

Reichman, Nancy & Sterling, Joyce S. (2004) Gender Penalties Revisited

Rhode, Deborah L. (2001) Balanced Lives: Changing the Culture of Legal Practice

Rhode, Deborah L. (2003) In the Interests of Justice: Reforming the Legal Profession

Rhode, Deborah L. (1997) Speaking of Sex: The Denial of Gender Inequality

Rhode, Deborah L. (ed.) (2004) The Difference "Difference" Makes: Women and Leadership

Rhode, Deborah L. (2001) Commission on Women in the Legal Profession The Unfinished Agenda: Women and the Legal Profession

Rikleen, Lauren Stiller (2006) Ending the Gauntlet: Removing Barriers to Women's Success in the Law

Rikleen, Lauren Stiler (2004) From Here to Flexibility in Law Firms: Can It Be Done?

Sherman, Lisa G., Turchiano, Deborah L.& Schechter, Jill R. (2004)  Sisters-In-Law: An Uncensored Guide for Women Practicing Law in the Real World

Slotkin, Jacquelyn Hersh & Goodman, Samantha Slotkin (2007) It's Harder in Heels: Essays by Women Lawyers Achieving Work-Life Balance

Snyder, Jean Maclean & Green, Andra Barmash (eds) (1996) The Woman Advocate

Tower-Pierce, Julie (2009) Staying at Home, Staying in the Law: A Guide to Remaining Active in the Legal Profession While Pursuing Your Dreams

Tucker, Marilyn & Niedzielko, Georgia A. (1994) Options and Obstacles

Vrato, Elizabeth (2002) The Counselors: Conversations With 18 Courageous Women Who Have Changed The World

Williams, Joan C. (2008) Fair Measure: Toward Effective Attorney Evaluations

Williams, Joan C (2002) Unbending Gender: Why Family and Work Conflict and What to Do About It

Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts (2002) More Than Part Time


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