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New ABA book offers tips to build and refine an effective law practice

By glynnj

CHICAGO, July 24, 2018 — The new ABA book “Building a Better Law Practice: Become a Better Lawyer in Five Minutes a Day” is packed with small steps that lawyers can take to improve their careers and build effective and successful law practices. A few minutes a day with this easy-to-read guide will help seasoned as well as young lawyers improve their careers.

The book eschews flash-in-the-pan gimmicks in favor of stories and vignettes that illustrate proven practices in case management, client development and the daily tasks of being a better lawyer. All lawyers are best served when they are stronger at their craft. “Building a Better Law Practice” helps lawyers effectively manage and communicate with clients, handle cases more efficiently and become confident in their practice by providing practical and readily implementable systems and suggestions.

Author Jeremy W. Richter is an attorney with Webster, Henry, Lyons, Bradwell, Cohan & Speagle, P.C., in Birmingham, Ala. He practices civil defense litigation and focuses on commercial auto/trucking litigation, premises liability, general business liability and various other aspects of insurance defense litigation. Richter blogs about interests ranging from civil litigation, transportation and workers’ compensation to legal history and goal setting.

Title:                             Building a Better Law Practice: Become a Better Lawyer in Five Minutes a Day
Publisher:                    ABA Book Publishing
Pages:                         170
Product Code:             1620762
ISBN:                            9781641051781
Size:                              6 x 9, paperback and eBook
Price:                            $39.95
Orders:                        800-285-2221 or http://shopaba.org

What others are saying about “Building a Better Law Practice”:

“Full of ideas for becoming a better lawyer.”  Aaron Street, CEO, Lawyerist.com

“Building a Better Law Practice is written by a lawyer just like you. Mild-mannered, quietly knowledgeable and generous, Jeremy Richter wrote an unassuming book that will save you years of grief without interrupting your day. Buy it. Take the five minutes a day to read it. You’ll thank me later.” — Ilonka Aylward, Aylward Family Law, North Carolina

“Small steps can lead to big change. For lawyers who want to improve their career, Jeremy’s book is full of these small steps. A few minutes a day with this book will help put you on the right path to growing your career.” — Keith Lee, founder of LawyerSmack and Associate’s Mind

Editor’s note: Author interviews and review copies of this book are available by emailing Dean Pappas at Dean.Pappas@americanbar.org. If you publish a review of this book, please send tear sheets or a copy for our files to Dean Pappas, ABA Book Publishing, 321 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60654.

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