• Practical Aspects of Practicing Law: A Manual for New Missouri Lawyers
  • November 20, 2012 | Author: Jonathan Sternberg
  • Law Firm: Jonathan Sternberg, Attorney, P.C. - Kansas City Office
  • This manual created by the Missouri Bar Leadership Academy provides new Missouri lawyers with practical tips and advice on how to navigate many of the common situations in which they likely will find themselves and for which they may not be prepared. While there is no substitute for experience, this manual provides guidance regarding: (1) the structure and operation of Missouri courts; (2) the Missouri Nonpartisan Court Plan; (3) ethics/professionalism; (4) communicating with clients; (5) interacting with opposing counsel; (6) basic courtroom procedures and etiquette; (7) types of law practices; (8) pro-bono services and community service; (9) professional networking and bar activism; (10) work/life balance; (11) alternative career ideas; and (12) resources and references.