Bibliographic Details

Nonlegal careers for lawyers / Gary A. Munneke, William D. Henslee ; with resources compiled by Ellen S. Wayne.

Author / Creator Munneke, Gary A.
Edition 4th ed.
Imprint Chicago, Ill. : ABA Law Practice Management Section : American Bar Association, Law Student Division, c2003.
Description xvi, 143 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language English
Series ABA career series
Career series (Chicago, Ill.)
Subject Lawyers -- United States.
Law -- Vocational guidance -- United States.
Law -- Vocational guidance.
Lawyers.
United States.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4867764
Other authors / contributors Henslee, William D.
American Bar Association. Section of Law Practice Management.
American Bar Association. Law Student Division.
ISBN 1590311523
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-134) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • About the Authors
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. The Legal Profession
  • Chapter 2. Defining Nonlegal Careers
  • What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?
  • What Is the Legal Profession?
  • Jobs and Careers
  • Building on Experience
  • A Variety of Careers for Lawyers
  • Revolving Door or One-Way Ticket?
  • Chapter 3. When to Choose a Nonlegal Career
  • Before Law School
  • During Law School
  • After Law School
  • Making the Choice
  • Chapter 4. The Skills You Offer
  • Chapter 5. Finding a Job in a Nonlegal Career
  • An Overview of the Process
  • Your Resume
  • Contacting Employers
  • Letters of Application
  • Interviewing
  • Procrastination
  • Creating a Business
  • Summary
  • Chapter 6. Careers in Business and Industry
  • Corporations
  • Securities Companies and Banks
  • Insurance Companies
  • Accounting Firms
  • Media Companies
  • Health Care and Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Engineering Firms
  • Real Estate Sales and Development Companies
  • High-Tech Companies
  • Energy Companies
  • Chapter 7. Government Agencies
  • Executive Branch
  • Judicial Branch
  • Legislative Branch
  • Chapter 8. Associations and Institutions
  • Professional Associations
  • PACs, Lobbying, and Campaigns
  • National and International Service Organizations
  • Publishing Companies
  • Educational Institutions
  • Unions
  • Foundations and Charitable Organizations
  • Multidisciplinary Practices
  • Chapter 9. Entrepreneurial Ventures
  • Consultants
  • Agents
  • Writers
  • Counselors
  • Investigators
  • Information Technology Specialists
  • Dual Professionals
  • Chapter 10. Conclusion
  • Resources
  • Survey of Nonlegal Positions
  • Suggested Readings
  • List of Publishers
  • Index