No one questions that we live in difficult and often challenging times. This makes The Practical Guide for New Lawyers-Winning Strategies in Changing Times by top attorney Steven E.M. Hartz all the more compelling. Gone are the days of graduating law school and sailing into the ideal job. From landing a first job and performing it well to navigating the shoals of law firm economics in a challenging economy, this book delivers for lawyers of all backgrounds and interests. Utilizing a user-friendly and empowering format, Hartz shares lessons learned from an extraordinarily wide-ranging professional career. The book is chock full of practical tips on getting a job, legal research and writing, e-mail, technology, personal organization, professional etiquette, critical ethical issues, handling interpersonal stress, understanding law firm economic issues, and planning a successful and truly rewarding career in a changing and ever more competitive profession.