Heidi Brown on Introverted Lawyers
In this episode, Heidi K. Brown, Director of Legal Writing and Associate Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School, discusses her book "The Introverted Lawyer: A Seven-Step Journey Toward Authentically Empowered Advocacy," which is published by the American Bar Association. She begins by explaining how introverts and extroverts are different, and how legal education and practice favor extroverts over introverts. She describes how and why introverts can struggle in law school and practice, and provides advice on how to mitigate those struggles. And she explains why legal educators and the legal profession to acknowledge and address the burdens it places on introverted people. Brown is on Twitter at @introvertlawyer.