client science advice for lawyers on counseling clients through bad news and other legal realities

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Client Science

Author : Marjorie Corman Aaron
ISBN : 9780199970858
Genre : Law
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Lawyers know that client counseling can be the most challenging part of legal practice. Clients question and often resist the complexities and uncertainties inherent in law and legal process. Honest advice from the lawyer can make a client doubt his or her allegiance and zeal. Client backlash may be directed at the lawyer who communicates bad news. Thus, the lawyer may feel torn between the obligation to clearly inform a client about weaknesses in legal positions and fear of damaging the client relationship. Too often, the lawyer struggles to counsel a particularly difficult client, but to no avail. Client Science is written to provide insight and advice to lawyers on how to more effectively communicate with their clients with regard to legal realities and difficult decisions. It will help lawyers with the always-difficult task of delivering "bad news," which will result in better-informed and thus more satisfied clients. The book explains applicable social science research and insights and translates them into plain language relevant to legal practice and client counseling. Marjorie Corman Aaron offers specific suggestions related to a lawyer's ordering, timing, phrasing, and type of explanation, as well as style adjustments for the lawyer's voice, gesture, and body position, all to impact client counseling and to improve the lawyer-client relationship.

Legal Negotiation In A Nutshell

Author : Larry Teply
ISBN : 9781634604994
Genre : Law
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Follows the entire process from opening negotiations to settlement. Text first introduces negotiation in law practice and representing a client in legal negotiation. Covers the basic types of legal negotiations, case evaluation, and preparation. Also addresses the types of legal disputes that should not be negotiated. Examines negotiating styles and strategies, as well as the stages of legal negotiation.

The Clinic Seminar

Author : Jane H. Aiken
ISBN : 0314274944
Genre : Law
File Size : 74. 1 MB
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The Clinic Seminar provides a fully developed seminar curriculum for use in any clinic, regardless of subject matter, by any teacher, regardless of experience level. Together, the student text and teacher's guide provide a full syllabus of 20 model classes designed for two-hour class sessions, with step-by-step instructions so that even a first-time clinician can enter the classroom with complete confidence. Topics in The Clinic Seminar including: Client Counseling, Communication and Assumptions, Interviewing, Project Interviewing, Informal Fact Investigation, Storytelling, Theory of the Case or Project, Collaboration, Direct Examination, Cross Examination, Exhibits, Objections, Opening Statements and Closing Arguments, Negotiation, Presentation Skills, Writing, Establishing Professional Boundaries, Conducting Rounds, Ethics, Challenging Assumptions, System Change, and Exploring Justice. A typical chapter in The Clinic Seminar Teacher's Guide walks the instructor through classroom set up and material preparation, lecture notes, a step-by-step guide to classroom exercises, questions to pose to students at various stages of class. A typical chapter in The Clinic Seminar student text includes: a list of student learning goals, a description of class, an assignment in preparation for class, an interdisciplinary reading assignment, and handouts or other take-aways that students will continue to use throughout their professional lives.

Essential Lawyering Skills

Author : Stefan H. Krieger
ISBN : 1454830980
Genre : Law
File Size : 71. 20 MB
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A readable and concise introduction to the essential skills of interviewing, counseling, negotiation, and fact analysis. Features: Incorporates the latest research on: cognitive science research on fact analysis; storytelling process; and negotiation theory. Includes state-of-the-art techniques for fact investigation. Plenty of examples promote interest, accessibility, and place topics in context.

Legal Interviewing And Counseling

Author : David A. Binder
ISBN : 0314335579
Genre : Law
File Size : 30. 31 MB
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Concerned with how lawyers can interact with clients to help them solve their legal problems. Deals specifically within the context of dispute resolution cases. Within the context of that litigation, the book examines the task which lawyers must perform and the skills they must have in order to be effective counselors. The authors provide a description of the objectives of the legal interviewing and counseling processes; the forces which motivate clients to participate in these processes; and the basic techniques which are needed to successfully achieve the goals of legal interviewing and counseling.

Evidence Logic Maps

Author : Sydney Beckman
ISBN : 031426390X
Genre : Law
File Size : 63. 50 MB
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This full-color book of Evidence logic maps, which supports any classroom text, is designed to provide visual aids including graphic and color cues to aid in the understanding and application of the Federal Rules of Evidence. Visual references show the interplay among rules and subparts of rules. In some cases, applicable case law is also referenced. The book also contains the complete, and updated, Federal Rules of Evidence as an appendix. The visual format provides a comprehensive overview, allowing students to review the subject quickly prior to final exams.

Communicating Risks And Benefits

Author : Baruch Fischhoff
ISBN : 0160901790
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 52. 78 MB
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Provides practical ways to evaluate and improve communications for any decision involving risks and benefits. Topics include the communication of quantitative information and warnings, the roles of emotion and the news media, the effects of age and literacy, and tests of how well communications meet the organization's goals.

International Business

Author : S. Tamer Cavusgil
ISBN : 0131738607
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 60. 43 MB
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KEY BENEFIT: CKR is an evolving learning package that makes teaching easier and captures IB as practiced today. The text addresses emerging markets, the growing participation of small and medium-sized firms in international business, and examples of both international and national businesses so students can see IB from all perspectives. CKR also offers an online resource called the Educator's Consortium that supports and connects students and instructors worldwide. This text is for business students and professionals interested in learning about the impact of international business and emerging markets.

The Anxious Lawyer

Author : Jeena Cho
ISBN : 1627226249
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 46. 91 MB
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The Anxious Lawyer is a practical "how-to" on the basics of meditation and a guide on how to live with greater intention and purpose. The book provides worksheets, exercises and concrete techniques that will allow any lawyer or other professional easily make meditation a part of their life. Written by two lawyers who are also meditation teachers and experts, you won't find a better guide to integrating meditation into your life than this.

Assisting Self Represented Litigants In California

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105062992461
Genre : Pro se representation
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