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Tales from the Oldest Profession shows silly side of law practice

MELBOURNE, Australia (PRWEB) August 13, 2014

In his 43 years as a practicing lawyer, author Kevin ODonnell encountered a wide and sometimes weird variety of characters, from lawyers to clients to police officers.

His new book, Tales from the Oldest Profession: As Told by a Very Common Lawyer (published by Balboa Press AU), reveals the curious, unusual and often funny incidents ODonnell experienced during his law career.

The books theme is the richness of experiences and humor that can arise in life generally, and the enormous variety one finds in the law community, in particular, ODonnell says.

ODonnell hopes Tales from the Oldest Profession will entertain readers and provide them a glimpse into the world of legal practice, from his personal point of view.

An excerpt from Tales from the Oldest Profession:

He was still angry and menacing. I was a fair bit younger than he was, and light on my feet, so I figured I could keep out of his way if he took a swing at me. He didnt, but he kept repeating that I had called him a coward and should prove it After a few minutes of this, and still muttering, he eventually gave up and wandered away. I never came across him again, but I noted that the debt and the costs were paid the next week.

Tales from the Oldest Profession
By Kevin ODonnell
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 310 pages | ISBN 9781452513874
E-Book | 310 pages | ISBN 9781452513881
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Kevin ODonnell practiced in various areas of the law in a number of parts of Australia over the course of 43 years. He was an articled clerk, an employee lawyer, worked for 12 years with a leading Melbourne law firm and served as partner. He is now retired.

Balboa Press Australia is a division of Hay House, Inc., a leading provider in publishing products that specialise in self-help and the mind, body and spirit genre. Through an alliance with indie book publishing leader Author Solutions, LLC, authors benefit from the leadership of Hay House Publishing and the speed-to-market advantages of the Author Solutions self-publishing model. For more information or to start publishing today, visit balboapress.com.au/ or call 1800 050 315. For the latest, follow @balboapress on Twitter and Like us at facebook.com/BalboaPress.

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