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Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual by John Z. Sonmez

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Chapter 7. What kind of software developer are you?

Have you ever had to hire a lawyer? What was the first thing you did? If you’ve never hired a lawyer, what do you think would be the first thing you’d do?

If you guessed that you’d need to figure out what kind of lawyer you needed, then you’re correct. You don’t want to just call any lawyer; you want to call a specific lawyer who deals in the area in which you have a problem. Lawyers have expertise and they usually make that expertise known from the start. There are criminal lawyers, accident lawyers, real estate lawyers, and so on.

You wouldn’t want to have a divorce lawyer represent you for a tax or real estate problem, so specialization is important. A lawyer doesn’t come out of law school ...

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