Reading List:

  • Arrien, Angeles. The Second Half of Life. Sounds True, 2005.
  • Bernstein, LCSW, Alan and Trauth, John. Your Retirement, Your Way. McGraw Hill, 2007.
  • Bolles, Richard N. and Nelson, John E. What Color Is Your Parachute? For Retirement. Ten Speed Press, 2007.
  • Bridewell, David. The Lawyer’s Guide to Retirement. American Bar Association, 1994.
  • Bridges, William. Transitions: Making Sense of Life’s Changes. Lifelong Books, 2004.
  • Crane, Maggie Rose. Amazing Grays. FTA Press, 2008.
  • Cullinane, Jan and Fitzgerald, Cathy, The New Retirement, Rodale Books, 2004.
  • Hollis, James. Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life. Gotham Books, 2005.
  • Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara. The Third Chapter. Sarah Crichton Books, 2009.
  • Leider, Richard and Shapiro,David. Claiming Your Place at the Fire: Living the Second Half of Your Life on Purpose. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2004.
  • Liu, Eric. Guiding Lights – How to Mentor and Find Life’s Purpose. Ballantine Books, 2004.
  • Long, Michael, Clyde, John and Funk, Pat.  Lawyers at Midlife. Decision Books, 2009.
  • Roszak, Theodore. The Making of an Elder Culture. New Society Publishers, 2009.
  • Rubin, Lillian B. 60 on Up. Beacon Press, 2007.
  • Sadler, William A. and Krefft, James H. Changing Course: Navigating Life after 50. Center for Third Age Leadership Press, 2007.




Financial Concerns

Resources for a secure retirement

Managing Transitions

Approaches to exiting the practice

Succession Planning and Ethical Obligations

Checklists for closing your practice

Changes in Mental Capacity

Understanding changes

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