Five Principles for the Positive Practice of Law: The Essential Guide to Success as a New Lawyer

Five Principles for the Positive Practice of Law: The Essential Guide to Success as a New Lawyer

by Victoria Cecil Walker

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Five Principles for the Positive Practice of Law: The Essential Guide to Success as a New Lawyer by Victoria Cecil Walker

A unique one-of-a-kind advice book for law students and new lawyers that provides a basic philosophy for practicing law. By focusing on five important qualities every lawyer should have (history, competency, humility, integrity, credibility), this concisely written pocket guide provides the fundamental tools for entering the practice of law with the right perspective in a format that is light and succinct. This important book is perfect for the classroom, seminars, and law firms. It also makes a great gift.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780615441764
Publisher: Victoria Cecil\Walker
Publication date: 03/13/2011
Pages: 46
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.10(d)

About the Author

VICTORIA CECIL WALKER is an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Orlando, Florida. She is a Florida native and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida. In May of 2001, she graduated cum laude from Stetson University College of Law and began her law career as a staff attorney to Judge Ricky L. Polston at the First District Court of Appeal in Tallahassee, Florida. In 2003, she worked as a senior staff attorney to Chief Justice Harry Lee Anstead at the Florida Supreme Court. After serving a one-year term at the Supreme Court, she returned to Orlando and worked as an associate for the law firm of Brown, Garganese, Weiss & D'Agresta, P.A. in the areas of commercial litigation and local government law. After realizing a preference for the public sector, Walker became an Assistant City Attorney. Prior to law school, she worked in the legal profession as a file clerk, receptionist, legal secretary, and paralegal in the areas of criminal defense, insurance defense, and medical malpractice. During her law school career, Walker interned for Justice Anstead at the Florida Supreme Court, Judge Chris W. Altenbernd at the Second District Court of Appeal in Tampa, Florida, and Chief Judge Elizabeth A. Kovachevich at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida in Tampa, Florida. She has published articles in Court Review magazine and the Florida Bar Journal.

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