WSBA Lending Libraries

Books on a shelf

The Lending Library is a service to WSBA members offering the short-term loan of books on topics related to practice management, wellness, and career development.

How does it work?

You can borrow up to four books at a time. Pick them up at the WSBA office or have them mailed to an address of your choice. Return postage will be your obligation unless the book is returned in person. 

Email directly (or by clicking the book title) to arrange for a book loan or check availability. 

Topic Catalogs

Law Office Management
Assistance Program

Lawyers Assistance

Career Development

Diversity in the Workplace

Finance & Accounting

Human Resources

Legal Technology


Practice Management

Practice Transitions

Skills Development

Starting a Practice


Family Life

Mental Health

Practice Transitions

Work and Life Integration

Can I buy the books?

CLE titles are available for purchase through the WSBA online store, as are the Washington State Deskbooks, available in paper or electronically through Casemaker Libra.

Many of the titles in the LOMAP lending library are American Bar Association (ABA) publications. To purchase an ABA book use the member benefit discount code to get 15% off. Purchase at the ABA Shop.


What's new in the library?

There are nine new titles in the LOMAP Lending Library:

The Checklist Manifesto
Atul Gawande (2010)
Increase accuracy and reduce mistakes by creating and adopting checklists.
ISBN 9780312430009

Competition Demystified:  A Radically Simplified Approach to Business Strategy
Bruce Greenwald and Judd Kahn (2005)
Develop business strategies by examining and understanding your competition.
ISBN 9781591840572 

Cover Your Nut:  Practical Accounting in Plain English for the Real World
R.G. Bud Phelps (2011)
Get a better understanding of the role of accounting in managing a business.
ISBN 9781466360921

The End of Lawyers? 
Richard Susskind (2013)
A sequel to his 1996 book "The Future of Law" discusses new pressures on the legal marketplace and changes in the world of legal services.
ISBN 9780199541720

The Lean Startup
Eric Ries (2011)
An alternative perspective on starting a business by testing vision and adapting and adjusting to change.
ISBN 9780307887894

Lessons Learned: Practical Ethics for Busy Lawyers
Kevin W Dornan (2016)
Practical, relateable advice on navigating everyday ethical pitfalls and solutions for avoiding them.
ISBN 9781634254250

The Revenue Growth Habit:  The Simple Art of Growing Your Business by 15% in 15 Minutes a Day
Alex Goldfayn (2015)
Offers 22 action steps that increase revenue by consistently doing them 15 minutes a day.
ISBN 9781119084068

The Tech Contracts Handbook
David W. Tollen (2015)
Guidance on interpreting and writing cloud computing agreements, software licenses and other IT contracts.
ISBN 9781634251785

Time Management for Lawyers:  How to Double Your Free Time
Mike Young, Esq. (2012)
Learn 54 tactics to double your free time while boosting your productivity.
ISBN 9781477674482

Alphabetical Index

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