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Leadership for Lawyers, Third Edition

  • Deborah L. Rhode
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Leadership for Lawyersis the first coursebook targeted for leadership courses in law schools. Now in its third edition, this text combines excerpts from leading books and articles, accessible background material, real-world problems and case histories, class exercises, and references to news and entertainment media in areas of core leadership competencies. Author Deborah L. Rhode has edited four well-respected books on leadership, developed one of the first law school courses on leadership, and written widely on the subject in law reviews and mainstream media publications.

New to the Third Edition:

  • Increased coverage of diversity and inclusion
  • New discussion of stress, wellness, and time management
  • Coverage of recent ethical scandals and dilemmas
  • Updated problems, exercises, and media clips

Professors and students will benefit from:

  • Excerpts from foundational texts, engaging overviews of core concepts, discussion questions, class problems, and exercises that address real-world issues.
  • Links to short segments from movies, documentaries, and news broadcasts for each major topic.
  • Materials on moral leadership and scandals that make for highly engaging discussion on “how the good go bad.”
  • Coverage including key theoretical and empirical issues concerning the nature and qualities of leadership, the role of ethics, gender, racial, ethnic, and other forms of diversity, pro bono and public interest work, and core competencies such as decision making, influence, communication, conflict resolution, innovation, crisis management, stress and time management, and social and organizational change.
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About the authors
Deborah L. Rhode
Professor of Law
Stanford Law

Deborah L. Rhode is one of the countryrsquo;s leading scholars in the fields of legal ethics and gender, law, and public policy. An author of 20 books, including emThe Beauty Biasem, she is the nationrsquo;s most frequently cited scholar in legal ethics. She is the director of the Stanford Center on the Legal Profession. Professor Rhode is the former president of the Association of American Law Schools, the former chair of the American Bar Associationrsquo;s Commission on Women in the Profession, the founder and former director of Stanfordrsquo;s Center on Ethics, and the former director of the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford. She also served as senior counsel to the minority members of the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary on presidential impeachment issues during the Clinton administration. She has received the American Bar Associationrsquo;s Michael Franck award for contributions to the field of professional responsibility; the American Bar Foundationrsquo;s W. M. Keck Foundation Award for distinguished scholarship on legal ethics; and the American Bar Associationrsquo;s Pro Bono Publico Award for her work on expanding public service opportunities in law schools. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and vice chair of the board of Legal Momentum (formerly the NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund). She is currently a columnist for the emNational Law Journalem. Before joining the Stanford Law faculty, Professor Rhode was a law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.

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