Three Degrees of Law Journal

New Live Webinar Based on Three Degrees of Law to be held on April 29 2015!

Written by Harlan York April 16, 2015

About this Program

Harlan York – attorney, Lawline faculty, and author of the brand new critically acclaimed book “Three Degrees of Law” – explores the various considerations attorneys face in the practice of law.
This program provides attorneys with the tools needed to find success and happiness in the law and ultimately become a better practitioner. Whether you are a new lawyer, mid-career, or a veteran practitioner, the long hours and grueling work can wear down any person. Harlan will reveal how having a legal mind comes with certain talents that can be applied to positively assist in raising happiness, success and professionalism.
Happiness, Success and Professionalism in the Law: 5 Things Every Practitioner Should Know will present five main ideas that can be gained from a legal education and how those concepts can and should be applied to every facet of a licensed attorney’s life. It will discuss the important rules of professional conduct associated with those concepts, and discuss daily ways to practice better.
Harlan will discuss the ways that enthusiasm and devotion to one area can help attorneys continue to practice ethically, resulting in not only a more professional approach, but a more satisfying one. Finally, Mr. York will discuss the ways that gender bias in the workplace have affected the legal profession and ways that each practitioner can ensure employee fairness, regardless of gender.
Learning Objectives
I.     Examine the application of a legal education outside of the context of the traditional role of a “lawyer”
II.    Discuss the benefits of concentrating in one practice area, as well as the ethical ramifications of general practice
III.   Understand the value of enthusiasm and attitude in practicing ethically
IV.   Evaluate how attorneys can move past daily successes and failures thinking of the holistic goals of a firm to ensure that all cases are handled ethically while preventing attorneys from becoming overwhelmed or feeling defeated
V.    Consider  the importance of overcoming gender bias in the legal profession and how to defeat them to foster a positive work environment in your practice

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About the Author

Harlan York has spent the better part of two decades practicing law, and is considered one of the best in his field. He has served as Chair of Sections and Committees of the New York and New Jersey State Bar Associations and now is on the American Immigration Lawyers National Committee on Practice Management.

Best Lawyers, the most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, named Harlan York as a “Lawyer of the Year.” He has appeared on CBS, Univision, Telemundo, NBC, and PBS. He frequently lectures, including at Columbia, New York and Rutgers Law Schools as well as many Bar Associations. York was also a Judge at the American Mock Trial Tournament at Yale University. A graduate of Choate Rosemary Hall, the State University of New York at Albany and the Tulane Law School, he is admitted in many jurisdictions including the United States Supreme Court.

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