GPSolo Magazine - July/August 2004

Resource Roundup

You and Your Clients, A Guide to Client Management Skills for a More Successful Practice, 2d ed.
By Stanley S. Clawa r (ABA General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section; 1996; PC 5150247; $49.95; GP member price $39.95)
Learn how to achieve your practice goals by understanding the motives, emotions, and needs behind your clients’ behavior and by dealing with that behavior constructively. This guide can lead you to the kind of successful practice that results from better satisfying the personal needs of your clients, your staff, and yourself.

Attorney and Law Firm Guide to the Business of Law, 2d ed.
By Edward Poll (ABA General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section; 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.

Scientific Evidence Review: Admissibility and Use of Expert Evidence in the Courtroom, Monograph No. 6
By Cynthia H. Cwik and John L. North (ABA Section of Science & Technology Law; 2003; PC 5450031; $80)
This easy-to-read monograph provides quick access to the governing expert evidence rules in each of the federal and state courts throughout the United States. The book also includes in-depth commentary on the qualifications and increased scrutiny of experts, and the jurors’ perception of expert testimony.

Guidebook for Directors of Nonprofit Corporations, 2d ed.
(Committee on Nonprofit Corporations, ABA Section of Business Law; 2002; PC 5070388; $24.95 (1-9 copies), $22.95
(10-25 copies)
This accessible guidebook, designed for directors and prospective directors of all types of nonprofit corporations, addresses general legal principles and corporate governance issues to provide nonprofit directors with a comprehensive understanding of their roles.

Keeping Good Lawyers: Best Practices to Create Career Satisfaction
By M. Diane Vogt and Lori-Ann Rickard
(ABA Law Practice Management Section; 2000; PC 5110437; $59.95)
Easy-to-implement suggestions for building and maintaining high levels of motivation and career satisfaction within the work environment. Discover how to train and retain good lawyers and keep them emotionally engaged with their work, their career development, and the success of the firm.



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