Posts Tagged ‘books’

  • New and Notable: My Beloved World

    My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor Call Number: KF8745.S67A3 2013 From the Publisher: An instant American icon — the first Hispanic on the U.S. Supreme Court — tells the story of her life before becoming a judge in an inspiring, surprisingly personal memoir. With startling candor and intimacy, Sonia Sotomayor recounts her life from a […] Read more...
  • New and Notable: Learning From Law Firm Leaders

    Learning From Law Firm Leaders by Susan Manch and Michelle C. Nash Call Number: KF318.M28 2012 From the Publisher: At its heart, leadership is best understood by what is observed: how leaders behave, think, and make decisions. The purpose of this book is to uncover the essential nature of leadership as it is lived by […] Read more...
  • The Little Book of Cowboy Law

    This book explores the legal history of cowboy culture, including rodeos, criminal cases, and intellectual property issues. Hustle on up to the fourth floor of the law library and check it out for a spell. Read more...
  • New and Notable: The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg

    The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg Call Number: LAW-Walkover Collection (2nd Floor) PS3555.I793 A6 2010 The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg, a compilation of four volumes, won the 2011 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. On awarding the prestigious prize to the author, judge Laura Furman related, “From the first to the last of her collected stories, […] Read more...
  • New and Notable: Solo by Choice, The Companion Guide

    Solo by Choice, The Companion Guide: 34 Questions That Could Transform Your Legal Career by Carolyn Elefant Call Number: LAW-4th Floor KF300.Z9E423 2011 From the Publisher: … insights, tips, first-hand lessons. … inspiration and encouragement. About the Author:   Carolyn Elefant keeps quite busy. She’s an attorney, active legal blogger, into sustainable environmental causes, etc. Read more...
  • New and Notable: Lawyers at Midlife

    Lawyers at Midlife: Laying the Groundwork for the Road Ahead: A Personal & Financial Retirement Planner for Lawyers by Mike Long, John Clyde, and Pat Funk Call Number: LAW-4th Floor KF315.L66 2009 From the Publisher: Lawyers at Midlife is not the usual, feel-good retirement book. At its core, it’s a workbook; a planning tool intended […] Read more...
  • New and Notable: Solo by Choice 2011-2012

    Solo by Choice 2011-2012: How to be the Lawyer You Always Wanted to Be by Carolyn Elefant Call Number: LAW-4th Floor KF300.Z9E42 2011 From the Publisher: Now in a 2nd edition, Solo by Choice is the most up-to-date resource for solo and small firm lawyers. Written by Washington DC solo and noted law blogger Carolyn […] Read more...
  • Casual Reading Collections

    As part of Seattle University’s mission to educate the whole person, the Law Library features three unique, reading collections: The Read Book Collection includes works of significance selected by our Read Poster celebrities during National Library Week. The Read Book Collection is located in the bookcase in front of the Reference Desk. The Walkover Collection, […] Read more...
  • New and Notable: From Lemons To Lemonade In The New Legal Job Market

    From Lemons To Lemonade In The New Legal Job Market: Winning Job Search Strategies For Entry-Level Attorneys by Richard L. Hermann Call Number: KF297.H437 2012 If you are looking ahead to those days beyond law school with some trepidation, you might want to stop by the law library and check out from Lemons to Lemonade […] Read more...
  • New Books in the Library

    The library is constantly adding new books to the collection. Many of those titles can be found (for a short period of time) on the New and Notable shelf just in front of the reference desk. Feel free to stop by to peruse the new books or check them out for more in depth reading. Read more...