Time and Workplace Management for Lawyers

Time and Workplace Management for Lawyers

by Dr. Amy Jarmon, Dr Amy Jarmon

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781614389088
Publisher: American Bar Association
Publication date: 02/07/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 223
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Amy L. Jarmon is the Assistant Dean for Academic Success Programs and an Adjunct Professor at Texas Tech University School of Law. She teaches Introduction to Legal Studies, Comparative Law: English Legal System, and European Union: Institutions and Principles. She resides in Lubbock, Texas.

Table of Contents

Preface xi

Introduction xi

Chapter 1 General Observations 1

Chapter 2 Know Your Legal Environment 3

Chapter 3 Basic Work Management Parameters 9

Chapter 4 Basic Time Management Parameters 23

Chapter 5 How to Deal with Competing Demands on Your Time 57

Chapter 6 How to Manage Staff Effectively, Ask for Assistance, and Delegate 65

Chapter 7 Basic Parameters for Research and Writing Projects 81

Chapter 8 Telephones, E-mail, and Social Media 99

Chapter 9 Time and Work Management Away from the Office 121

Chapter 10 Additional Commitments You Must Manage 129

Chapter 11 Additional Comments for Non-firm Lawyers 137

Chapter 12 Additional Comments for Solo Practitioners 143

Chapter 13 Balancing Your Professional and Personal Lives 155

Chapter 14 Preventing Burnout 167

Appendix A Quick Tips for Better Time and Work Management 175

Appendix B Time-Saving and Organizational Tips for Your Home 199

Appendix C Easy Ideas for Lowering Stress 205

Appendix D Relaxation Exercises 209

Index 211

About the Author 223

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