Book: “Sisters-in-Law, An Uncensored Guide to Practicing Law in the Real World"

Posted on Jan 10, 2017




Lisa Sherman was the lead author of Sisters-in-Law, a humorous self-help guide for aspiring and professional female lawyers, published by Sourcebooks in August 2004.  After an initial book signing at Borders bookstore in Santa Monica, California, followed by interviews, the book was featured in various publications, including the National Law Journal, Publishers Weekly, Star Tribune, Complete Woman magazine, American Bar Association, National Jurist, and The Recorder.








Reviews on Sisters-in-Law

Sisters in Law Variations on the Full-Time Gig,” August 2004, Nevada Lawyer.  

Summary Judgment: Reviews & Criticisms Section: Sisterly Advice Working at a firm takes smarts finesse and a good pair of shoes,” The Recorder, Vol. 157, August 13, 2004. See attached folder.  Need to get this formatted right as I have the recorder front page with “summary judgment” and then the article on pages 12 & 14, saved separately.

An Uncensored Guide for Women Practicing Law in the Real World,” Biz Books, (August 23, 2014).

Book Helps ‘Sisters’ Cope in Man-Dominated Legal World, New York Law Journal (August 27, 2004). Published in lexis nexis. b/c it is archived, need to provide pdf. Save under 2004-08-27. 

Sisters-in-Law: Guide for women,” National Law Journal, American Lawyer Media (September 6, 2004).

De-stressing: Lawyerly Style,” Perspective, Young Lawyers Section of the New York State Bar Association (Fall/Winter 2004).

Sisters-in-law: An Uncensored Guide for Women Practicing Law in the Real World,” National Jurist (March 2005). Saved as 2005-03 National Jurist SIL

“It’s about women in law.  But is it just a hoot? No. Sisters-in-Law, an Uncensored Guide for Women Practicing Law in the Real World,” ABA Business Law Section, Volume 14, Number 6 (July/August 2005).

Sisters-in-Law, Local Authors: Ladies get tips for career in law,” Poughkeepsie Journal (August 7, 2005). 

Two Alumnae Shed Light on the Legal Profession,” Washington University School of Law (Spring 2015). 

Sisters in Law” Complete Woman magazine (Undated) Saved as “Undated Complete Woman Magazine.


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