Reading has benefits in the attorney’s professional practice
Books that every lawyer should read
As the legal career is one of the most stressful ones in the professional sector, it is recommended for lawyers to have hobbies that can help them relax over their main goals within the legal firm. Reading is one of the best options as it contains stories of the most successful attorneys that will motivate legal workers in their practice.
Why is it important to have hobbies such as reading if someone works in the legal sector? The answer is simple, disconnecting from work may seem sometimes difficult as anxiety can appear as attorneys tend to make an incorrect balance between life and work so, for that reason, it is relevant to implement activities in the attorney’s daily routine in order to ensure the legal worker’s wellbeing.
Reading will reduce stress, will also improve the quality of the sleep and the literacy level of the lawyer and will create an interesting form of entertainment. The legal practice has some books and novels that are really absorbing and captivating that will also motivate the professional in their daily goals.
The first one is Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver in 1958. The name of the author is a pseudonym used by John D. Voelker who was a fishermen, writer and attorney. He wrote in his book about a case that he had to defend.
The story begins in 1952 when a sergeant of the United States ended the life of Maurice Chenoweth. The accused defended himself as he told the justice that he took revenge for his wife that had been raped by Chenoweth. The lawyer will have to prove the sergeant’s innocence in a novel full of mystery and history of how the judicial procedures were made. It is extremely important as this book began the judicial genre in the novels.
The Collini’s case by Ferdinand Von Schirach published in 2013 is the result of the author’s work as a lawyer in which he decides to write a novel with all the experiences and knowledge that he had acquired during his practice.
The story follows the case of Fabrizio Collini who works in the Mercedes-Benz Business and, without any motive, kills Mr. Meyer. The lawyer who is in charged of the case is quite young and has the great opportunity of demonstrating his great qualities, but he is divided as the man who is accused is the father of his first love. The novel will show a reflection about law and the private justice.