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Best Lawyer Books: The Ultimate Collection

Here is a list of the best Lawyer books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. Typography for Lawyers 2nd (2018)

 Best Lawyer Books: The Ultimate CollectionOriginally released to great acclaim in 2010, Typography for Lawyers was the first guide to the essentials of typography aimed specifically at lawyers. Author Matthew Butterick, an attorney and Harvard-trained typographer, dispelled the myth that legal documents are incompatible with excellent typography. Butterick explained how to get professional results with the tools you already have quickly and easily. Revised and updated, Typography for Lawyers, 2nd builds on the topics and tutorials included in the first edition with 20 pages of new material, covering topics such as email, footnotes,…
Author(s): Matthew Butterick

2. The Tools of Argument: How the Best Lawyers Think, Argue, and Win (2013)

 Best Lawyer Books: The Ultimate CollectionJoel Trachtman’s book presents in plain and lucid terms the powerful tools of argument that have been honed through the ages in the discipline of law. If you are a law student or new lawyer, a business professional or a government official, this book will boost your analytical thinking, your foundational legal knowledge, and your confidence as you win arguments for your clients, your organizations or yourself. For more information, go to….
Author(s): Joel P. Trachtman

3. Plain English for Lawyers (2019)

 Best Lawyer Books: The Ultimate CollectionPlain English for Lawyers has been a favorite of law students, legal writing teachers, lawyers, and judges for almost 40 years. The sixth edition, now co-authored by Amy Sloan, updates this classic text, including new chapter exercises, while preserving all the approaches that make it such a standard in the field. It remains (in size only!) a little book, small enough and palatable enough not to intimidate over-loaded law students. In January 2005, the Legal Writing Institute gave Wydick its Golden Pen Award for having written Plain English for Lawyers. The Legal…
Author(s): Richard C. Wydick, Amy E. Sloan

4. The New Yorker Book of Lawyer Cartoons (1996)

 Best Lawyer Books: The Ultimate CollectionPerhaps Shakespeare said it best–“first, kill all the lawyers.” Now, the profession we most love to hate is hilariously portrayed by some of the greatest cartoonists of our time, including James Thurber and Charles Addams, in this small-format collection of cartoons taken from the pages of The New Yorker magazine….
Author(s): The New Yorker

5. 24 Hours with 24 Lawyers: Profiles of Traditional and Non-Traditional Careers (2011)

 Best Lawyer Books: The Ultimate CollectionAre you thinking of attending law school or switching legal careers? About to graduate and wondering which path to take? Are you curious about what lawyers in different fields do in a typical day? Then spend twenty-four hours with twenty-four lawyers through this innovative book, 24 Hours with 24 Lawyers. Whether you want to be a full-time corporate lawyer, work as a legal consultant while pursuing your music career, or anything in between, this book gives you a unique "all-access pass" into the real-world, real-time personal and…
Author(s): Jasper Kim

6. The Introverted Lawyer: A Seven Step Journey Toward Authentically Empowered Advocacy (2017)

 Best Lawyer Books: The Ultimate CollectionA stereotype bias exists in law school and legal practice favoring the garrulous extrovert. While loquacious law students, professors, lawyers, and judges thrive in a world dominated by the Socratic Method and rapid-fire oral discourse, quiet thinkers and writers can become sidelined. Introverted, shy, or socially anxious law students and lawyers often question their place in the legal arena, though research reveals they offer much-needed gifts to the profession, including active listening, empathy, contemplative analysis, and impactful writing. As legal education and law practice adjust to economic shifts and changing client…
Author(s): Heidi K. Brown

7. Haikus For Lawyers (2018)

 Best Lawyer Books: The Ultimate Collection#1 Gift for Lawyers! Haikus for Lawyers is a collection of 120 witty haikus about lawyers and the legal profession. From dealing with clients and judges, to trial objections that range from the clever to the absurd, to some plain-old-sound advice, Haikus for Lawyers conveys, like a good brief, the essence of the profession, minus the billing hours. Whether you’re buying this book for yourself or for a special attorney in your life, get ready for some legal laughs, argumentative antics, and priceless precedents.“Objection! Bullshit!”Yelled no attorney, ever but that would be…
Author(s): Erez JD, Jacob

8. The Shotgun Lawyer (2018)

 Best Lawyer Books: The Ultimate CollectionPersonal injury attorney Peter Game has a reputation: cynical, untroubled by ethics, and willing to take any case, anytime, in his pursuit of the win. He dreams of a sweetheart score that’ll make his name and net him millions. Then comes the lightning rod: a school shooting just outside of Salt Lake City. His client: the devastated mother of one of the victims.What she wants is understandable—just not simple: to sue the manufacturers of the automatic weapon used in the mass killing. Game’s opponent, brilliant lawyer Brennen Garvin, is the least of his problems: the entire legal system, influenced by decades of pressure from…
Author(s): Victor Methos

9. [The Lincoln Lawyer] [by: Michael Connelly] ()

 Best Lawyer Books: The Ultimate CollectionPaperback: 527 pages Publisher: Grand Central Pub (May 1, 2012) Language: English ASIN: B00AA2L8G8 Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 1,527 customer reviews Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): May 1, 2012

10. Plain English for Lawyers (2005)

 Best Lawyer Books: The Ultimate CollectionWydick’s Plain English for Lawyers–now in its fifth edition–has been a favorite of law students, legal writing teachers, lawyers, and judges for over 25 years.In January 2005, the Legal Writing Institute gave Wydick its Golden Pen Award for having written Plain English for Lawyers. The Legal Writing Institute is a non-profit organization that provides a forum for discussion and scholarship about legal writing, analysis, and research. The Institute has over 1,300 members representing all of the ABA-accredited law schools in the United States. Its membership also includes law teachers from other nations, English teachers, and…
Author(s): Richard C. Wydick

11. The Last Chance Lawyer (Daniel Pike Series) (2019)

 Best Lawyer Books: The Ultimate CollectionDaniel Pike would rather fight for justice than follow the rules. His unique ability to “connect the dots,” to observe what others do not, has made him the most notorious criminal lawyer in St. Petersburg. But when his courtroom career goes up in smoke, he fears his lifelong purpose is a lost cause. A mysterious job offer from a secretive boss gives him a second chance but lands him an impossible case with multiple lives at stake…To protect a young orphan from a horrifying fate, Pike must save the girl’s guardian from a charge of first-degree murder. Dan uses every trick he knows in a high-stakes…
Author(s): William Bernhardt

12. The Street Lawyer (2006)

 Best Lawyer Books: The Ultimate CollectionPaperback ASIN: B006NKJ5B6 Shipping Information: View shipping rates and policies Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 1,000 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #11,447,651 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #178465 in Suspense Thrillers #10354 in Legal Thrillers (Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): John Grisham

13. Satan’s Advice to Young Lawyers (2014)

 Best Lawyer Books: The Ultimate CollectionThe perfect gift for lawyers and law students!”There is no denying it, Satan has the legal landscape dialed.” — Gabriel”Impressive book.” — John Milton”See? This is exactly what I was talking about.” — William BlakeIt is not every day that the himself writes a book. Satan’s Advice to Young Lawyers is a pithy guide to rising from lowly first-year associate to renowned leader of the legal community.Inside the pages of this remarkable book, Satan offers his on topics as diverse as choosing evil as a path to power, the billable hour, how to steal clients from your law firm, fashion, and…
Author(s): Lovecraft Esq., Aleister

Best Lawyer Books: The Ultimate Collection

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some lawyer books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Mentoring Comparative Lawyers: Methods, Times, And Places: Liber Discipulorum Mauro Bussani

Author(s): Francesca Fiorentini, Marta Infantino
Publisher: Springer, Year: 2020, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2441236

Connecting the Dots: The Life of an Academic Lawyer

Author(s): Harry W. Arthurs
Publisher: McGill-Queen’s University Press, Year: 2019, Size: 945 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2369142

Plain English for Lawyers

Author(s): Richard C. Wydick; Amy E. Sloan
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press LLC, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2423416

How A Small-town Newspaper And Its Unlikely Lawyer Opened America’s Courtrooms

Author(s): Dan Bernstein
Publisher: University Of Nebraska Press, Year: 2019, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2441749

Memoirs of a Caribbean Lawyer: The Autobiography of Lewis Stephenson Hunte, Qc

Author(s): Lewis Hunte
Publisher: BookBaby, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2445695

Under the Wig: A Lawyer’s Stories of Murder, Guilt and Innocence

Author(s): William Clegg
Publisher: Quercus, Year: 2019, Size: 319 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2453815

Exposure : poisoned water, corporate greed, and one lawyer’s twenty-year battle against DuPont

Author(s): Bilott, Robert; Shroder, Tom
Publisher: Atria Books, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2454335

Lawless : a lawyer’s unrelenting fight for justice in one of the world’s most dangerous places

Author(s): Motley, Kimberley
Publisher: Allen & Unwin, Year: 2019, Size: 5 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2466847

Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist

Author(s): Brad Feld; Jason Mendelson
Publisher: Wiley, Year: 2019, Size: 439 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2478335

Food Law and Regulation for Non-Lawyers: A US Perspective

Author(s): Marc C. Sanchez
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2018, Size: 7 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2204019

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are truly record-breakers according to USA Today, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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