Transforming Practices: Finding Joy and Satisfaction in the Legal Life

Transforming Practices: Finding Joy and Satisfaction in the Legal Life

by Steven Keeva

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781614388777
Publisher: American Bar Association
Publication date: 07/23/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 255
Sales rank: 1,035,002
File size: 405 KB

About the Author

Steven Keeva is a former assistant managing editor of the ABA Journal. The winner of numerous awards for his feature writing, he has a graduate degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, at which he has also taught legal affairs reporting. Steven has written on a range of topicsincluding the law, parenting and family issuesfor magazines in the United States, Australia, Great Britain, and Japan. His articles for the ABA Journal have been used as instructional materials by bar associations nationwide and by numerous educational institutions, including Harvard University, New York University School of Law, Northwestern University School of Law, U.C. Berkeley, and the Catholic University School of Law. He speaks nationally about finding deeper meaning and greater satisfaction in professional life. Steven encourages readers to send comments, questions, and especially stories to TransformingPractices@yahoo.com.

Table of Contents

Forewordxi
Prefacexv
Acknowledgmentsxvii
Introductionxix
Part IA Map of the World
1Terra Cognita3
2Integrating Your Heart and Mind21
Part IIVoyage of Discovery
3The Balanced Practice37
4The Contemplative Practice49
5The Mindful Practice67
6The Time-Out Practice87
7The Healing Practice97
8The Listening Practice111
9The Service Practice125
Part IIIRedrawing the Map
10Practicing Integrative Law139
11The New Client161
12Legal Education at the Threshold177
13The Choice Is Yours193
14Transition and Opportunity211
Bibliography and Recommended Readings219
Index225
About the Author233
About the ABA Journal234

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