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Cozy Up with These Must-Read Books This Holiday Season

by | Dec 26, 2023 | Features

The winter holiday season offers a great time to cozy up with a good book. Whether relaxing by a fire place or snuggling in your bed, here are 10 books worth reading.

  1. “My Own Words” by Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    • A collection of writings and speeches by the late Supreme Court Justice, providing inspiration and insight into the legal profession.
  1. “The Woman’s Guide to Successful Negotiating” by Lee E. Miller and Jessica Miller
    • Essential reading for developing negotiation skills, a critical aspect of legal practice.
  1. “Becoming” by Michelle Obama
    • Though not solely focused on law, this memoir by the former First Lady, who is also a lawyer, offers perspectives on balancing career, family, and public service.
  1. “It’s Time to Shine: A Guide for Professionals of Color on How to Advance Their Career” by Laurie Robinson Haden
    • Provides strategies on how you can excel in your career and home life. Get practical tips from a corporate lawyer turned non-profit CEO.
  1. “Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men” by Caroline Criado Perez
    • Highlights the often overlooked gender bias in data, relevant for understanding broader societal issues that impact the legal profession.
  1. “Women and Leadership: Real Lives, Real Lessons” by Julia Gillard and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
    • Offers insights into leadership from the perspective of women at the top of their fields, including legal and political realms.
  1. “The Lawyer Bubble: A Profession in Crisis” by Steven J. Harper
    • Offers a critical look at the current state of the legal profession, including challenges unique to women in law.
  1. “The Glass Ceiling in Chinese and Indian Boardrooms” by Alice de Jonge
    • Explores gender inequality in corporate boardrooms, relevant for women lawyers interested in corporate law and governance.
  1. “Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.” by Brené Brown
    • Focuses on leadership and courage, essential for women in the legal field looking to lead and inspire.
  1. “Speaking While Female: Women at Work and the Art of Commanding Respect” by Lois P. Frankel and Carol Frohlinger
    • A guide to effective communication, crucial for women in the courtroom and boardroom.

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