For quite a while, I have been writing and teaching to prepare students realistically for legal practice. This article distills my thinking into a concise presentation. I wrote this article primarily for law students as they contemplate their careers, but I hope it will be of value to lawyers as well. Hopefully, it will whet your appetite to pursue these ideas more deeply by reading some of the sources cited in the footnotes.
John M. Lande,
My Last Lecture: More Unsolicited Advice for Future and Current Lawyers,
2015 J. Disp. Resol.
Available at: https://scholarship.law.missouri.edu/jdr/vol2015/iss2/5