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The Resource Special Issue : Law Firms, Legal Culture, and Legal Practice

Special Issue : Law Firms, Legal Culture, and Legal Practice

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Special Issue : Law Firms, Legal Culture, and Legal Practice
Title
Special Issue
Title remainder
Law Firms, Legal Culture, and Legal Practice
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Sarat, Austin
Dewey number
306.2
LC call number
K120 -- .S64 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Studies in Law, Politics, and Society
Series volume
v. 52
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  • Electronic books. -- local
  • Law firms
  • Lawyers
  • Practice of law
  • Sociological jurisprudence
Label
Special Issue : Law Firms, Legal Culture, and Legal Practice
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Studies in law, politics, and society -- Copyright page -- Contents -- List of contributors -- Editorial board -- Chapter 1. Measuring law firm culture -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Existing literature -- 3. New directions for law firm culture research -- 4. Conclusion -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 2. Rejecting the culture of independence: Corporate lawyers as committed to their clients -- 1. Historic alternatives to independence -- 2. The law firm as factory as the basis of independence -- 3. Confronting power or confronting corruption -- Acknowledgment -- References -- CASES -- Chapter 3. Law firm strategies for human capital: Past, present, future -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The past -- 3. The present -- 4. The future -- 5. Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Appendix.Twenty-six Effectiveness Factors with Eight Umbrella Categories (Shultz and Zedeck, 2008) -- Chapter 4. Taxes and death: The rise and demise of an American law firm -- 1. Introduction: the end of a law firm -- 2. The modern law firm market -- 3. Organizational dynamics -- 4. Jenkens & Gilchrist -- 5. The Taxman Cometh -- 6. Jenkens & Gilchrist and the dynamics of competition -- 7. A calculated gamble -- 8. Conclusion -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Chapter 5. From policy to practice: Assessing the effect of large law firm pro bono structure on pro bono commitment -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Background: Big firms and pro bono -- 3. Literature review -- 4. Variations on a theme: Differentiation in pro bono structure -- 5. Data and methods -- 6. Results -- 7. Discussion and conclusion -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 6. ''If you become his second wife, you are a fool'': Shifting paradigms of the roles, perceptions, and working conditions of legal secretaries in large law firms -- 1. Introduction -- 2. A brief history of legal secretaries
  • 3. The scholarly literature on secretaries and legal secretaries -- 4. Survey methodology -- 5. Survey demographics -- 6. Decision to become a legal secretary -- 7. Working conditions of respondents -- 8. Personal work and the phenomena of the second wife -- 9. Promotion, career mobility, and the economic crisis -- 10. Perceptions of themselves and legal secretaries -- 11. Satisfaction -- 12. Relationship with lawyers -- 13. Conclusions -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 7. Racial and ethnic minority representation in large U.S. law firms -- 1. The underrepresentation of minorities in law firms: previous research -- 2. Sample, data, and methods -- 3. Findings: conditions associated with minority representation -- 4. Discussion -- Notes -- Acknowledgment -- References
Control code
UMKCLawddaEBC587942
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (248 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857243584
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
UMKC Law: DDA record.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC587942
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL587942
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10421852
  • (OCoLC)670411618
Label
Special Issue : Law Firms, Legal Culture, and Legal Practice
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Studies in law, politics, and society -- Copyright page -- Contents -- List of contributors -- Editorial board -- Chapter 1. Measuring law firm culture -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Existing literature -- 3. New directions for law firm culture research -- 4. Conclusion -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 2. Rejecting the culture of independence: Corporate lawyers as committed to their clients -- 1. Historic alternatives to independence -- 2. The law firm as factory as the basis of independence -- 3. Confronting power or confronting corruption -- Acknowledgment -- References -- CASES -- Chapter 3. Law firm strategies for human capital: Past, present, future -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The past -- 3. The present -- 4. The future -- 5. Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Appendix.Twenty-six Effectiveness Factors with Eight Umbrella Categories (Shultz and Zedeck, 2008) -- Chapter 4. Taxes and death: The rise and demise of an American law firm -- 1. Introduction: the end of a law firm -- 2. The modern law firm market -- 3. Organizational dynamics -- 4. Jenkens & Gilchrist -- 5. The Taxman Cometh -- 6. Jenkens & Gilchrist and the dynamics of competition -- 7. A calculated gamble -- 8. Conclusion -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Chapter 5. From policy to practice: Assessing the effect of large law firm pro bono structure on pro bono commitment -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Background: Big firms and pro bono -- 3. Literature review -- 4. Variations on a theme: Differentiation in pro bono structure -- 5. Data and methods -- 6. Results -- 7. Discussion and conclusion -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 6. ''If you become his second wife, you are a fool'': Shifting paradigms of the roles, perceptions, and working conditions of legal secretaries in large law firms -- 1. Introduction -- 2. A brief history of legal secretaries
  • 3. The scholarly literature on secretaries and legal secretaries -- 4. Survey methodology -- 5. Survey demographics -- 6. Decision to become a legal secretary -- 7. Working conditions of respondents -- 8. Personal work and the phenomena of the second wife -- 9. Promotion, career mobility, and the economic crisis -- 10. Perceptions of themselves and legal secretaries -- 11. Satisfaction -- 12. Relationship with lawyers -- 13. Conclusions -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 7. Racial and ethnic minority representation in large U.S. law firms -- 1. The underrepresentation of minorities in law firms: previous research -- 2. Sample, data, and methods -- 3. Findings: conditions associated with minority representation -- 4. Discussion -- Notes -- Acknowledgment -- References
Control code
UMKCLawddaEBC587942
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (248 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857243584
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
UMKC Law: DDA record.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC587942
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL587942
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10421852
  • (OCoLC)670411618

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