Go the Self-Publishing Route or Stick with Traditional Publishers? The Pros and Cons

Novelists such as John Grisham and Meg Gardiner, to name two, are certainly at the top of the publishing heap when it comes to lawyers who have garnered international fame as authors. And let’s not forget those who have devoted their careers to writing legal treatises and manuals. Some even have their names as part of the book’s brand, for example, Kurzban’s Immigration Law Sourcebook. These authors contracted with medium- to large-scale publishers. But a growing population of lawyers is taking the self-publishing route — like best-selling romance novelist Louise Bay.