Unbillable Hours: A True Story

Unbillable Hours: A True Story

Ian Graham

Book Details:

ISBN: 0692214305
EAN: 9780692214305
ASIN: 0692214305
Publisher: electrical street Publishing
Publication Date: 2014-07-25
Number of Pages: 256
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

Synopsis from Amazon:

The story-part memoir, half hard-hitting expose-of a first-year legislation affiliate negotiating the onerous course via a procedure designed to damage those that input it sooner than it makes them. touchdown a task at a prestigious L.A. legislations enterprise, entire with a six determine source of revenue, signaled the start of the great existence for Ian Graham. however the harsh fact of lifestyles as an affiliate speedy turned obtrusive. The paintings was once grueling and uninteresting, the times have been impossibly lengthy, and Graham's sole function was once to rack up billable hours. but if he took an unpaid professional bono case to flee the drudgery, Graham came upon the which means in his paintings that he'd been searching for. As he labored to loose Mario Rocha, a proficient younger Latino who were wrongly convicted at sixteen and sentenced to lifestyles with no parole, the stunning distinction among the greed and hypocrisy of legislations enterprise lifestyles and Mario's determined fight for freedom led Graham to seem hard and long at his destiny as a company attorney. Clear-eyed and relocating, written with the drama and velocity of a John Grisham novel and the private allure of Scott Turow's account of his legislations institution years, Unbillable Hours is an arresting own tale with implications for all of us.

GoodReads writer Information:

Author Name: Ian Graham

Author Description: After operating as an in-house journalist and editor in patron electronics magazines, Ian Graham turned a contract author. He has written greater than 230 illustrated non-fiction books for kids and teenagers, and contributed chapters to books together with Dorling Kindersley's Know it All and Big principles that modified the World. He has a level in utilized physics and a postgraduate degree in journalism.

Author URL: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/48594

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