Expanding the Lawyer's Toolkit of Skills and Competencies

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Expanding the Lawyer's Toolkit of Skills and Competencies: Synthesizing Leadership, Professionalism, Emotional Intelligence, Conflict Resolution, and Comprehensive Law
Author(s): 
Daicoff, Susan Swaim
Publication: 
Santa Clara Law Review
Volume number: 
52
Issue number: 
3
Year: 
2012
First page number: 
795
Last page number: 
874
Country: 
USA

This article is one of seven articles in a 2012 Santa Clara Law Review volume focusing on leadership education for lawyers and law students. In evaluating the competencies necessary to succeed in contemporary law practice, Professor Daicoff "synthesizes a number of empirical studies identifying the skills and competencies important for effective lawyering." Daicoff then "explores twelve disciplines that provide training for law students in these skills and competencies and advocate the synthesis of these twelve fields, in an effort prepare lawyers more effectively for the legal profession of the future."

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