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June 30, 2014

Professor Bucy Pierson Pens Book about The Business of Being a Lawyer

The innovative course, The Business of Being a Lawyer, is now a book. The Business of Being a Lawyer (West Academic Publishing) by Pamela Bucy Pierson provides practical tips and advice on how lawyers should treat themselves as a business. The book focuses on the changing economics of the legal marketplace, 20 financial decisions most lawyers make, the importance of emotional intelligence, and how to be an effective free agent. Pierson, a former federal prosecutor, is the Bainbridge-Mims Professor of Law.