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The Business of Being a Lawyer - LAW 778

1 Hours

The Business of Being a Lawyer (BBL) is designed to help students navigate the legal profession and law related professions. It covers the following: (1) The changing economics of the legal profession and resulting consequences for graduating law students. (2) Personal financial planning basics. (3) Emotional Intelligence ("E.Q."): an overview of predictable life crises in adulthood, particularly for attorneys, and psychological tools and resources available for handling such crises. (4) "Free agency": how to market oneself through one's working life, given the fact that the average attorney changes jobs seven times in a career.

Fall 2013 Section 001
Professor Pamela Pierson
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