January 10, 2014

Professionalism Articles

Professionalism Articles


Teaching Professionalism

Chin, One Response to the Decline of Civility in the Legal Profession: Teaching Professionalism in Legal Research and Writing, 51 Rutgers L. Rev. 889 (1999).

Longan, Teaching Professionalism, 60 Mercer L. Rev. No. 2 659 (2009)

Minow, Making Global Lawyers for the 21st Century – Keynote Address to the FutureEd 2 Conference at Harvard Law School (2010)


Professionalism Reflections, Analyses & Proposals

Cooney, Walking the Legal Tightrope:  Solutions for Achieving a Balanced Life in the Law, 47 San Diego L. Rev. 421 (2010)

George, The "Rambo" Problem: Is Mandatory CLE the Way Back to Atticus?, 62 La. L. Rev. 467 (2002).

Humbach, The National Association of Honest Lawyers: An Essay on Honesty, "Lawyer Honesty" and Public Trust in the Legal System, Vol. 20, Number 1 Pace Law Review 93 (Fall 1999).

Jarvis and Lachter, Civility: The Ultimate Weapon?, Vol. 2. No. 1 Bloomberg Law Reports – Law Firm Management (2011)

O'Connor, Professionalism, 76 Wash. U. L. Q. 5 (1998).

Oseid, When Big Brother Is Watching [Out for] You: Mentoring Lawyers, Choosing a Mentor, and Sharing Ten Virtues From My Mentor, 59 S.C. L. Rev 393 (2008).

Rizzardi, Defining Professionalism: I Know It When I See It, Bar J. (July-August 2005).

Rhode, Lawyers and Leadership, The Professional Lawyer, Vol. 20, No. 3 (2010).

Simon, Ethics, Professionalism, and Meaningful Work, 26 Hofstra L. Rev. 445 (1997).

Symposium, Enhancing the Accountability of Lawyers for Unprofessional Conduct, 54 South Carolina L. Rev. 869 (Summer 2003).

Symposium, Litigation Ethics and Professionalism, 28 Stetson L. Rev. 247 (1998).

Weymuller, Professionalism: One Lawyer’s View, Wash. State Bar Assn. August 2011 Bar News (professionalism issue)


Sociological Perspectives on Professionalism

Daicoff, Lawyer, Know Thyself: A Review of Empirical Research on Attorney Attributes Bearing on Professionalism, Vol. 46, No. 5 The American University Law Review 1337 (June 1997)

Kruse, Lawyers in Character and Lawyers in Role, Spring 2010 Law Journal 393 

Regan, Jr., Law Firms, Competition Penalties, and the Values of Professionalism, 13 Geo. J. Leg. Ethics 1 (1999).

Seron, The Status of Legal Professionalism at the Close of the Twentieth Century: Lawyers and Urban Lawyers. (Review). 32 Law & Soc. Inquiry 581 (Spring 2007), American  Bar Foundation.

Weresh, I’ll Start Walking Your Way, You Start Walking Mine:  Sociological Perspectives on Professional Identity Development and Influence of Generational Differences, 61 S.C. L. Rev. 337 (Winter 2009).

Future of the Legal Profession

Van Cleave, Future of the Legal Profession (2013). Publications. Paper 569. http://digitalcommons.law.ggu.edu/pubs/569.

Gillers, A Profession, If You Can Keep It: How Information Technology And Fading Borders Are Reshaping the Law Marketplace And What We Should Do About It, 63 Hastings L.J. 953 (2012), available at http://www.hastingslawjournal.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Gillers_63-HLJ-953.pdf.