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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!

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.
Author(s): Matthew Butterick

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.
Author(s): Joel P. Trachtman

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.
Author(s): Richard C. Wydick, Amy E. Sloan

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

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?
Author(s): Jasper Kim

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.
Author(s): Heidi K. Brown

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.
Author(s): Erez JD, Jacob

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.
Author(s): Victor Methos

[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

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.
Author(s): Richard C. Wydick

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.
Author(s): William Bernhardt

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?
Author(s): John Grisham

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.
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 Library 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.

The Defense Lawyer: The Barry Slotnick Story

Author(s): James Patterson; Benjamin Wallace
ID: 3172613, Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, Year: 2022, Size: 603 Kb, Format: epub

How to Think Like a Lawyer--and Why: A Common-Sense Guide to Everyday Dilemmas (Legal Expert Series)

Author(s): Kim Wehle
ID: 3218664, Publisher: Harper Paperbacks, Year: 2022, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub

How to Think Like a Lawyer--And Why: A Common-Sense Guide to Everyday Dilemmas

Author(s): Kim Wehle
ID: 3218899, Publisher: HarperCollins, Year: 2022, Size: 1 Mb, Format: mobi

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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