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Law Practice Management


Volusia County attorneys may borrow titles from this special collection located in the DeLand Law Library. All titles can be picked up or returned at either the DeLand or Daytona Law Library by arrangement. Policies apply. Contact the VCLL for details: 386-822-5769 (DeLand) or 386-257-6041 (Daytona Beach).


Build & Manage Your Practice

A Lawyer’s Guide to Records Management and Retention - George C. Cunningham, ABA, 2014
ABA Profile of the Legal Profession - ABA, 2019
Alternative Fees for Litigators and Their Clients - Patrick Lamb, ABA, 2014
Attorney and Law Firm Guide to the Business of Law: Planning and Operating for Survival and Growth - Edward Poll, ABA, 2015
Be a Better Lawyer - Eleanor Southers, ABA, 2014
Building a Better Law Practice: Become a Better Lawyer in Five Minutes a Day - Jeremy W. Richter, ABA, 2018
Collection, Demand, and Commercial Letter for the General Practitioner - David J. Cook, ABA, 2015
De-Escalate: How to Calm an Angry Person in 90 Seconds or Less - Douglas E. Noll, Simon and Schuster, 2017
Decisions that Matter: Tales of Law Firm Leadership in Moments of Consequence - Andrew E. Jillson et al., C-Suite Press, 2019
Florida Law Office Safety - The Florida Bar, 1998
Great Legal Marketing: How Smart Lawyers Think, Behave and Market to Get More Clients, Make More Money, and Still Get Home in Time for Dinner - Benjamin W. Glass III, Glazer Kennedy Publications, 2012
How to Build a Real Estate Practice - Dean Alterman, ABA, 2015
How to Build and Manage a Family Law Practice - Mark A. Chinn, ABA, 2018
How to Build and Manage a Personal Injury Practice - K. William Gibson, ABA, 2012 (w/CD)
How to Build and Manage an Estates Practice - Daniel B. Evans, ABA, 2008 (w/CD)
How to Start and Build a Law Practice - Jay G. Foonberg, ABA, 2004
Law Office Policy and Procedures Manual - Howard I. Hatoff and Robert C. Wert, ABA, 2011 (w/CD)
Lawyering with Planned Early Negotiation: How You Can Get Good Results for Clients and Make Money - John Lande, ABA, 2015
Legal Project Management in One Hour for Lawyers - Pamela Woldow and Douglas Richardson, ABA, 2013
Legal Upheaval: A Guide to Creativity, Collaboration, and Innovation in the Law - Michele Destefano, ABA, 2018
Minding Your Own Business: The Solo and Small Firm Lawyer’s Guide to a Profitable Practice - Ann M. Guinn, ABA, 2010
Practice Law Like An Ironman: Unbeatable Checklists for any Lawyer Creating and Building a Solo or Small Practice - Steven R. Adams, SRA Legal Enterprises, 2017
Results-Oriented Financial Management: Step-by-Step Guide to Law Firm Profitability - John G. Iezzi, ABA, 2015
Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos - Heidi K. Gardner, Harvard Press, 2017
So, You Wanna Be a Lawyer at a Big Firm? What You Need to Know About Practicing Law at a Big Law Firm Before Going to Law School or Before Taking that Job Offer - Julia Benice Esq., CreateSpace Publishing, 2011
Soft Skills for the Effective Lawyer - Randall Kiser, Cambridge University Press, 2017
The Busy Lawyer’s Guide to Success: Essential Tips to Power Your Practice - Reid F. Trautz and Dan Pinnington, ABA, 2009
The Chief Operating Officer: Managing a Law Office in Challenging Times - Arthur T. Gurwitz, West, 2013
The E Myth: Why Most Legal Practices Don’t Work & What to Do About It - Michael E. Gerber et al., John Wiley & Sons, 2010
The Lawyer’s Guide to Financial Planning - Cynthia Sharp, ABA, 2014
The Marble and the Sculptor: From Law School To Law Practice - Keith Lee, ABA, 2013
The Rainmaking Machine: Marketing, Planning, Strategies, and Management for Law Firms - Phyllis Weiss Haserot, West, 2013
The Woman Lawyer’s Rainmaking Game: How to Build a Successful Law Practice - Silvia L. Coulter and Catherine Alman MacDonagh, West, 2011
Through the Client’s Eyes: New Approaches to Get Clients to Hire You Again and Again - Henry W. Ewalt and Andrew W. Ewalt, ABA, 2008
Turning Points: New Paths and Second Careers for Lawyers - George H. Cain, ABA, 1994
Ultimate Guide to Google AdWords - Perry Marshall et al., Entrepreneur Press, 2017
What Millennial Lawyers Want: A Bridge from the Past to the Future of Law Practice - Susan Smith Blakely, Wolters Kluwer, 2019
Winning Alternatives to the Billable Hour: Strategies That Work - Mark A. Robertson and James A. Calloway, ABA, 2008

Solo & Small Office Practice

Florida Small-Firm Practice Tools - Steven F. Samilow, James Publishing, 2018
Flying Solo: A Survival Guide for the Solo and Small Firm Lawyer - K. William Gibson, ABA, 2014
Letters for Small Business Lawyers - Jean L. Batman, ABA, 2011 (w/CD)
Minding Your Own Business: The Solo and Small Firm Lawyer’s Guide to a Profitable Practice - Ann M. Guinn, ABA, 2010
Practice Law Like An Ironman: Unbeatable Checklists for any Lawyer Creating and Building a Solo or Small Practice - Steven R. Adams, SRA Legal Enterprises, 2017
Solo by Choice: How to Be the Lawyer You Always Wanted to Be - Carolyn Elefant, Lawyer Avenue Press, 2011
Solo Lawyer by Design: A Plan For Success In Any Practice - Gary P. Bauer, ABA, 2017
The 2019 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide - Sharon D. Nelson et al., ABA, 2019

Young Lawyers

A Life in the Law: Advice for Young Lawyers - William S. Duffey, Jr. and Richard A. Schneider, ABA, 2009
Swimming Lessons for Baby Sharks: The Essential Guide to Thriving as a New Lawyer - Grover E. Cleveland, West, 2010
The Marble and the Sculptor: From Law School To Law Practice - Keith Lee, ABA, 2013
What Millennial Lawyers Want: A Bridge from the Past to the Future of Law Practice - Susan Smith Blakely, Wolters Kluwer, 2019

Technology

Blogging in One Hour for Lawyers - Ernie Svenson, ABA, 2012
Cloud Computing for Lawyers and Executives: A Global Approach - Thomas J. Shaw, ABA, 2013
Electronic Discovery and Records and Information Management Guide: Rules, Checklists, and Forms - Jay E. Grenig, West, 2013
Facebook in One Hour for Lawyers - Dennis Kennedy and Allison Shields, ABA, 2012
Fastcase: The Definitive Guide - Brian Huddleston, ABA, 2018
Find Info Like a Pro, Vol. 1: Mining the Internet’s PubliclyAvailable Resources for Investigative Research - Carole Levitt and Mark Rosch, ABA, 2010 (w/CD)
Find Info Like a Pro, Vol. 2: Mining the Internet’s Public Records for Investigative Research - Carole Levitt and Mark Rosch, ABA, 2011 (w/CD)
Internet Legal Research on a Budget: Free and Low-Cost Resources for Lawyers - Carole A. Levitt and Judy K. Davis, ABA, 2014
iPad in One Hour for Lawyers - Tom Mighell, ABA, 2012
Locked Down: Information Security for Lawyers - Sharon Nelson et al., ABA, 2012
Macs in Law: The Definitive Guide for the Mac-Curious, Windows-Using Attorney - Brett Burney and Tom Lambotte, ABA, 2018
Microsoft Office 365 for Lawyers: A Practical Guide to Options and Implementation - Ben M. Schorr, ABA, 2018
Quickbooks in One Hour for Lawyers - Lynette Benton, ABA, 2013
Social Media as Evidence: Cases Practice Pointers and Techniques - Joshua Briones and Ana Tagvoryan, ABA, 2013
Technology Tips for Seniors - Jeffrey Allen and Ashley Hallene, ABA, 2019
The 2019 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide - Sharon D. Nelson et al., ABA, 2019
The Lawyer’s Guide to Social Networking: Understanding Social Media’s Impact on the Law - John G. Browning, Aspatore-West, 2010
The Paperless Law Office: A Practical Guide to Digitally Powering Your Firm - Benjamin F. Yale, ABA, 2012
The Ultimate Guide to Adobe Acrobat DC - Daniel J. Siegel and Pamela Myers, ABA, 2017
Ultimate Guide to Google AdWords - Perry Marshall et al., Entrepreneur Press, 2017

Trial Practice & Techniques

Alternative Fees for Litigators and Their Clients - Patrick Lamb, ABA, 2014
Avoiding Bad Depositions: A Simple Guide to Complex Issues - Janet S. Kole, ABA, 2015
Courtroom Persuasion 2d: Winning with Art, Drama and Science - Russ M. Herman, West, 2009
David Ball on Damages 3 - David Ball, Trial Guides, 2013
Electronic Discovery and Records and Information Management Guide: Rules, Checklists, and Forms - Jay E. Grenig, West, 2013
Electronic Evidence for Family Law Attorneys - Timothy J. Conlon and Aaron Hughes, ABA, 2017
Florida Trial Objections - Charles W. Ehrhardt, West, 2019
Forensic Science - D.P. Lyle, ABA, 2012
How to Think: A Survival Guide for a World at Odds - Alan Jacobs, Currency Publications, 2017
Is It Admissible? - Ashley S. Lipson, James Publishing, 2012-2013 Courtroom Edition (w/CD)
Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency - Dan Abrams, Hanover Square Press, 2018
Making Your Case: The Art of Persuading Judges - Antonin Scalia and Bryan A. Garner, West, 2008
Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes - Maria Konnikova, Penguin Books, 2013
One Hundred Days Before Trial: A Family Lawyer’s Guide to Preparation and Strategy - Steven N. Peskind, ABA, 2015
Preparing Witnesses: A Practical Guide for Lawyers and Their Clients - Daniel I. Small, ABA, 2009
Social Media as Evidence: Cases Practice Pointers and Techniques - Joshua Briones and Ana Tagvoryan, ABA, 2013
Spoliation of Evidence: Sanctions and Remedies for Destruction of Evidence in Civil Litigation - Margaret M. Koesel and Tracey L. Turnbull, ABA, 2013
Storytelling for Lawyers - Philip N. Meyer, Oxford University Press, 2014
The Articulate Advocate: Persuasive Skills for Lawyers in Trials, Appeals, Arbitrations, and Motions - Brian K. Johnson and Marsha Hunter, Crown King Books, 2016
The Divorce Trial Manual: From Initial Interview to Closing Argument - Lynne Z. Gold-Bikin and Stephen Kolodny, ABA, 2003
The Florida Bar’s Fastrain: From Law School to Litigator - The Florida Bar, 2007
The Law of Superheroes - James Daily & Ryan Davidson, Gotham Books, 2012
Trial Techniques - Thomas A. Mauet, Wolters Kluwer 2010
Trials: Strategy, Skills, and New Powers of Persuasion - Thomas A. Mauet, Wolters Kluwer, 2009
Uncle Anthony’s Unabridged Analogies: Quotes, Proverbs, Blessings & Toasts for Lawyers, Lecturers & Laypeople - Thomas J. Vesper, West, 2010
When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing - Daniel H. Pink, Riverhead Books, 2018
Winning Jury Trials: Trial Tactics and Sponsorship Strategy - Robert Klonoff and Paul Colby, LexisNexis, 2002

Law Topics

101+ Practical Solutions for the Family Lawyer: Sensible Answers to Common Problems - Greg Herman, ABA, 2009
A Practitioners’ Guide to Innocent Spouse Relief: Proven Strategies for Winning Section 6015 Tax Cases - ABA, 2014
An Estate Planner’s Guide to Qualified Retirement Plan Benefits - Louis A. Mezzullo, ABA, 2016
Collaborative Divorce Handbook: Helping Families Without Going to Court - Forrest S. Mosten, ABA, 2009
Divorce in the Golden Years: Estate Planning, Spousal Support, and Retirement Issues for Clients at Midlife and Beyond - Leslie Ann Shaner, ABA, 2010
Electronic Evidence for Family Law Attorneys - Timothy J. Conlon and Aaron Hughes, ABA, 2017
Ethics in the Practice of Elder Law - Roberta K. Flowers and Rebecca C. Morgan, ABA, 2013
Family Guide to Mental Illness and the Law: A Practical Handbook - Linda Tashbook, Oxford University Press, 2019
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation - Joseph J. Ellis, Vintage Books, 2002
Founding Mothers: The Woman Who Raised Our Nation - Cokie Roberts, Perennial Press, 2005
How to Build and Manage an Estates Practice - Daniel B. Evans, ABA, 2008 (w/CD)
Legal Guide for Dog Owners - Yolanda Eisenstein, ABA, 2014
Life and Death Planning for Retirement Benefits: The Essential Handbook for Estate Planners - Natalie B. Choate, Ataxplan Publications, 2011
Mediation for Estate Planners: Managing Family Conflict - Susan N. Gary, ABA, 2016
One Hundred Days Before Trial: A Family Lawyer’s Guide to Preparation and Strategy - Steven N. Peskind, ABA, 2015
Rebels at the Bar - Jill Norgren, New York University Press, 2013
The Complete Guide to Mediation: the Cutting-Edge Approach to Family Law Practice - Forrest S. Mosten, ABA, 1997
The Divorce Trial Manual: From Initial Interview to Closing Argument - Lynne Z. Gold-Bikin and Stephen Kolodny, ABA, 2003
The Family Law Guide to Appellate Practice - Matthew P. Barach, ABA, 2019
The Family Law Trial Evidence Handbook: Rules and Procedures for Effective Advocacy - Steven N. Peskind, ABA, 2013
The World: A Brief Introduction - Richard Haass, Penguin Press, 2020
Unbundled Legal Services: A Family Lawyer’s Guide - Forrest S. Mosten and Elizabeth Potter Scully, ABA, 2017
Wills and Estate Administration - Kenneth Vercammen, ABA, 2015

"In A Nutshell" - West Nutshell Series - Law Topics A-Z

Accounting and Finance for Lawyers - Charles H. Meyer, West, 2017
Administrative Law and Process - Ernest Gellhorn and Ronald M. Levin, West, 2006
Bankruptcy and Related Law - David G. Epstein, West, 2017
Contracts - Claude D. Rohwer et al., West, 2017
Criminal Law - Arnold H. Loewy, West, 2009
Elder Law - Lawrence A. Frolick and Richard L. Kaplan, West, 2014
Family Law - John E.B. Myers and Harry D. Krause, West, 2017
Immigration Law and Procedure - David Weissbrodt et al., West, 2017
Insurance Law - John F. Dobbyn and Christopher C. French, West, 2016
Intellectual Property: Patents, Trademarks, and Copyright - Arthur R. Miller and Michael H. Davis, West, 2012
Introduction to Estate Planning - Robert J. Lynn and Grayson M.P. McCouch, West, 2014
Real Property - Roger Bernhardt and Ann M. Burkhart, West, 2016
Remedies - William M. Tabb and Elaine W. Shoben, West, 2005
Social Media Law - Ryan Garcia and Thaddeus Hoffmeister, West, 2017
Tax Procedure and Tax Fraud - Camilla E. Watson, West, 2006
The Law of Schools, Students, and Teachers - Kern Alexander and M. David Alexander, West, 2015
Wills and Trusts - Robert L. Mennell and Sherri L. Burr, West, 2017

"In A Nutshell" - West Nutshell Series - Client & Trial Topics

Civil Procedure - Mary Kay Kane, West, 2013
Depositions - Albert J. Moore et al., West, 2016
Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence - Shira A. Scheindlin and The Sedona Conference, West, 2016
Legal Interviewing and Counseling - Thomas L Shaffer and James R. Elkins, West, 2005
Legal Negotiation - Larry L. Teply, West, 2016
Mediation - Kimberlee K. Kovach, West, 2014
Pretrial Litigation - R. Lawrence Dessem, West, 2016
The First Trial: Where Do I Sit? What Do I Say? - Steven H. Goldberg and Tracy Walters McCormack, West, 2016
Trial Advocacy - Paul B Bergman, West, 2017
Trial and Lawyering Skills - Kenney F. Hegland, West, 2016

Florida Bar CLE CD sets, (expired, no credits available)

2016 Masters Seminar on Ethics: Representing Clients With Diminished Capacity - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 12/17/2017)
2018 Essentials of Elder Law - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 07/11/2019)
50 Tech Tips in 50 Minutes - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 07/27/2018)
A Lawyer’s Guide to Disaster Preparedness, Insurance and Technology Security - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 05/03/2018)
ABC’s of Starting and Managing Your Law Practice - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 09/03/2015)
Advanced Mediation Practice - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 07/26/2018)
And You Thought Estate Planning Was Easy? - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 04/24/2016)
Annual Ethics Update 2019 – Building A Gold Standard Reputation – The Ethics of Practicing Law - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 04/30/2021)
Basic Business Law 2019 - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 04/30/2021)
Basic Estate Planning & Probate 2016 - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 08/18/2017)
Basic Probate, Guardianship, & Elder Law 2014 - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 08/27/2015)
Basic Technology in the Legal Practice - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 11/10/2014)
Basic Technology Law 2016 - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 11/04/2017)
Building the Small Firm Marketing Program: From Planning to Ethical, Effective Action - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 08/03/2015)
Current Developments in Estate Planning Techniques - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 04/18/2015)
Cybersecurity and Privacy for Lawyers - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 07/27/2018)
Electronic Discovery in Florida State Court: Navigating New Rules for New Issues - Florida Bar CLE CD (07/25/2015)
End of Year review of Asset Protection and Estate Planning Opportunities - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 06/01/2018)
Estate and Trust Planning/Asset Protection - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 05/30/2019)
Evidence: A Family Law Practitioner’s Winning Game Plan - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 09/07/2015)
Family Law Appeals – How Could They Possibly Be Any Different Than Other Appeals? - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 05/14/2020)
Get Ready for the LL “Sea” Change – Navigating the New Florida Revised LLC Act - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 04/24/2015)
Going Solo: Successful Practice Development - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 05/03/2018)
Guardian Ad Litem or Attorney Ad Litem: Making Informed decisions About the Lives of Children - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 08/19/2015)
Guardianships in Florida: Adventures in Wonderland - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 09/11/2017)
Hot Topic in Evidence - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 11/06/2017)
Jury Selection: Are You Ready? - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 04/30/2021)
Law Firm Financial Management for the Non-Financial Professional - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 08/03/2015)
Lawyer as Employer - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 08/16/2014)
Lessons Learned from Mediation Case Law - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 04/30/2021)
Malpractice Pitfalls for Solo & Small Firms - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 03/31/2021)
Managing Bilingual Mediation - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 11/17/2017)
Managing Business Risk in the Law Firm - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 06/25/2014)
Masters of DUI - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 10/08/2017)
Mediation Confidentiality – Ethical Considerations and Case Law - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 03/31/2021)
New Rule 2.526: Digital Accessibility of Documents Electronically Transmitted to Florida Courts - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 02/02/2015)
Practicing Before the Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal 2019 - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 05/31/2021)
Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 05/06/2015)
RPPTL Guardianship Seminar 2017: Guardian’s Island - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 10/28/2018)
RPPTL Practice Series: Power of Attorney - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 05/15/2020)
Social Media, Corporate Communications and the Legal Ethics of Both - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 03/21/2020)
Special Needs Children and Family Law 2019 - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 04/30/2021)
Technology Planning for the New Law Practice - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 08/03/2015)
The Essentials of Elder Law for New Attorneys and Paralegals - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 07/16/2015)
The Master Class: Legal Issues with Mental Health and Substance Abuse - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 03/31/2021)
Working in the Cloud: It’s the Latest, It’s the Greatest, or Is It? - Florida Bar CLE CD (expired 09/05/2015)

Law & Order in Volusia County: An Oral History Project (Audio CDs): VCBA Recordings

Alfred Hawkins
Bill Sherman
Boyd DeLoach
Dan Warren
Fred Worthen
Harrison Griffin
Henry Duffett
Horace Hill, Sr.
Joe A. Scarlett, III
Maurice Wagner
Melvin Orfinger
Robert Miller
Sidney Taylor
Stephen Boyles
Warren Cole
Warren H. Cobb
Wes Fink
William M. Gillespie

The Court and Judiciary

A Most Disorderly Court: Scandal and Reform in the Florida Judiciary - Martin A. Dyckman, University Press of Florida, 2008
How to Keep Your Child from Going to Jail: Restoring Parental Authority and Developing Successful Youth - Judge Hubert L. Grimes, iUniverse, Inc., 2010
Making Your Case: The Art of Persuading Judges - Antonin Scalia and Bryan A. Garner, West, 2008
My Own Words - Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Simon & Schuster, 2016
Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts - Antonin Scalia and Bryan A. Garner, West, 2012
The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities - Justice Stephen Breyer, Vintage Books, 2015
The Judge Who Hated Red Nail Polish & Other Crazy But True Stories of Law & Lawyers - Ilona Bray and Richard Stim, Nolo, 2010
The Majesty of the Law: Reflections of a Supreme Court Justice - Sandra Day O'Connor, Random House, 2004
The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court - Jeffrey Toobin, Anchor Books, 2008
The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries that Defined America - Jeffrey Rosen, Henry Holt & Co., 2007