GPSolo Magazine - January/February 2004

Resource Roundup

Looking for additional resources? Take a look at these ABA publications. Prices may vary depending on section membership. For additional information or to order these books, call the ABA Service Center at 800/285-2221 or visit our website at www.ababooks.org.

Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act
By William D. Goren (ABA General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division; 2000; PC 5150280; $64.95; GP member price $54.95)
Written from the unique viewpoint of a lawyer with a disability, this handbook gets beyond the myths about the ADA and offers a virtual road map to the law, as well as a framework for dealing with the ADA in a preventive manner.

Attorney and Law Firm Guide to the Business of Law, 2d ed.
By Edward Poll (ABA General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division; 2002; PC 5150286; $119.95; GP member price $99.95)
This classic guide simplifies the often-complex process of operating a law practice. The second edition addresses such issues as marketing, personnel issues, technology, time management, clients’ trust accounting, opening a new office, and changing from one practice to another.

Miles to Go 2000: Progress of Minorities in the Legal Profession
(ABA Commission on Racial & Ethnic Diversity in the Profession; 2000; PC 4520010; $20)
Researched and prepared by Elizabeth Chambliss, the Research Director at the Harvard Law School Program on the Legal Profession, this essential reference tool is the only comprehensive collection of facts, figures, and statistics on the status of minority lawyers in the legal profession.

Dear Sisters, Dear Daughters: Words of Wisdom from Multicultural Women Attorneys Who’ve Been There and Done That
(ABA Commission on Racial & Ethnic Diversity in the Profession; 2000; PC 4520009; $24)
The Multicultural Women Attorneys Network has compiled a collection of letters offering advice, guidance, and lessons learned from experienced multicultural women attorneys to their younger colleagues.

Fighting Injustice
By Michael E. Tigar (ABA Section of Litigation; 2002; PC 5310309; $39)
Famed trial attorney Michael E. Tigar describes the battles—both inside and outside the courtroom—that have made him one of the world’s most courageous defenders of personal freedoms. This memoir combines the compelling details of Tigar’s trials with background information and observations about the law and American society.

To order, call the ABA Service Center at 800/285-2221 or visit our website at www.ababooks.org.

 

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