Recent ABA Book Publishing Announcements May 2008

Never Enough: One Lawyer’s True Story of How He Gambled His Career Away

By Michael J. Burke

“I heartily recommend this book for every lawyer in America and to anyone whose life is being sadly touched by a loved one undergoing an addiction of any kind.”
–John W. Reiser, President, Washtenaw County Bar Association, Ann Arbor, Michigan”

“Never Enough is the shocking, true story of Michael J. Burke, who went from being a successful lawyer, loving father and husband, and respected member of his community to a closet alcoholic and gambling addict to the tune of $1,600,000, using client’s trust account funds. It’s is a succinct, powerful book that will open your eyes to the reality of gambling and alcohol addiction and what it can do to any professional’s life — even in the happiest and most successful of situations.”

e-Discovery: Current Trends and Cases

By Ralph C. Losey

“Written in a clear, engaging style, Ralph Losey blends discussion of electronic discovery practice, case law, and issues into a concise and useful work. A must-read for the attorney new to e-discovery seeking a trustworthy mentor as well as to the experienced practioner seeking to deepen their knowledge.”
–Jim Barrick, President & CEO, Control Discovery, Inc.

“From the basics of e-discovery, to chapters on metadata, ESI, ethical standards, and the new federal rules of civil procedure, readers of all levels of expertise will find useful information. It includes in-depth, authoritative legal analysis and practical advice, not only explaining the legal issues, but also the technologies behind the issues. It is also the first book on e-discovery to include the opinions and analysis of many leading experts in the field, not just those of the author.”

Creating Winning Trial Strategies and Graphics

By G. Christopher Ritter

“From how the rules of evidence apply to trial graphics and what kind of graphics work best, this 4-color, best-selling guide takes you step-by-step through the graphics process–steps you can follow to simplify your case by filtering out what is distracting or unimportant. The process also clarifies and develops essential themes and other tools that jurors need so they can effectively evaluate, retain, and understand complex issues–making it more simple to convey information in an organized, clear, and convincing manner. “

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