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Television legal analyst and attorney Lisa Green offers something new: a witty, direct and empowering legal guide for women, filled with accessible information they can employ to understand and respond to common legal issues throughout their lives, from dating, marriage, and kids to jobs, retirement, aging parents, and wills.
Lisa Green has an urgent message for women of all ages, especially those who consider themselves fully briefed on nutrition, personal finance, good schools, and great bargains:
What about the law?
Whether or not you invite it into your life, the law will find you. When it does, will you be ready to respond?
In On Your Case, Lisa fills a long-standing gap in women's bookshelves with a thorough, compelling and occasionally hilarious guide to the range of legal issues women can expect to confront throughout their busy lives. Leveraging her professional training as a lawyer and her personal experience as a wife, ex-wife, mother, and daughter, Lisa explains common, even complicated, legal issues in practical, easy to understand terms. Sharing true stories, from jaw-dropping court cases to her own personal challenges, Lisa explains how readers can make the best possible decisions when problems arise. And legal problems will arise, Lisa counsels, so women need to get smart, and get ready.
In her warm, yet firm, voice, Lisa guides readers through the potential legal issues around:
As Suze Orman demystified personal finance and put women in the driver's seat of their own financial future, Lisa Green now does for the law. With On Your Case, Lisa empowers you by equipping you with the tools you need to take care of yourself, your assets, your family, and your career.
Lisa Green is a lawyer and legal analyst. After earning her law degree at New York University, she was a litigator in private practice before joining NBC News, first as a lawyer and then as a senior producer for Weekend Today and as an NBC News legal analyst. Lisa continues to make on-air appearances for NBC News and MSNBC, and she has written and blogged about legal issues for msnbc.com and published articles in Barron's, the National Law Journal, and the Wall Street Journal. Lisa lives in New York City, where she serves as communications director for a major New York law firm. She is the mother of two young adults.