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Advanced law firm mismanagement

from the offices of Fairweather, Winters & Sommers

by Kanter, Arnold B.

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Published by Catbird Press in North Haven, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law firms -- Humor,
  • Lawyers -- Humor

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Arnold B. Kanter ; illustrated by Paul Hoffman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3561.A477 A65 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination219 p. :
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1729230M
    ISBN 100945774206
    LC Control Number92033557

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