Friday, December 13, 2013

Getting Things Done

Time management is a critical skill. It can be tough to learn because if you have everything coming at you at once, it's difficult to figure out what to do with it because you're so busy just trying to stay afloat. Missing deadlines or waiting until the last minute may be working for you in law school, but in practice, it could mean losing your job, losing clients, facing ethics sanctions, or being sued for malpractice. And in law school, your time is actually your own, which theoretically makes it "easier" to manage your time in school rather than in practice. So what to do?

Read up on Getting Things Done from the Lawyerist. (The blog post provides suggestions for implementation for lawyers; the book itself is on order for the law library.) Also check out these titles in our library: