Transitioning into Practice: The Formation of Professional Identity among U.S. and Chinese Lawyers

September 27, 2016
Wasserstein Hall, B015

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About John Bliss:

John Bliss holds a JD from Berkeley Law (2010) and recently completed his PhD in UC Berkeley’s Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program. His dissertation, The Dynamics of the Professional Self: Findings from Law School and Early Law Careers, examines law school socialization through interviews, ethnography, and identity mapping. At the Center on the Legal Profession his work focuses on lawyer role distancing (forthcoming in Law and Social Inquiry), pro bono rationales and case selection in AmLaw firms, and professional identity formation among Chinese lawyers.