Learning from Practice (Coursebook)

Learning from Practice (Coursebook) Author Leah Wortham
ISBN-10 1634596188
ISBN-13 9781634596183
Year 2016-02-29
Pages 906
Language English
Publisher West Academic Publishing
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The third edition of Learning From Practice covers topics relevant to law students working in real practice settings including externships in house clinics and other experiential courses Intended for use in course seminars and tutorials each chapter helps students succeed in their work reflect on their development and plan for their lives as lawyers The book starts with topics common to all real world experience planning to meet goals working under supervision observing carefully communicating effectively understanding bias and cultural difference and reflection The book offers detailed coverage of ethical issues in experiential coursework including a new chapter on professionalism A group of chapters address key lawyering abilities such as good judgment client relationships collaboration writing for practice and making presentations This edition expands coverage of important practice areas including judicial criminal justice public interest public service and transactional practices The closing chapters turn to the future and focus on developing professional identity maintaining well being finding a job and career and the future of the profession Throughout the book encourages students toward self direction reflection dialogue and collaboration critical assessment of law practice and well being and career satisfaction

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