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Client Counseling Resources
Legal Interviewing and Counseling in a Nutshell by
Call Number: 6th floor Academic Success - KF311 .S5 2005
Introduction -- Solving problems and telling stories -- The lawyer persona and feelings it disguises -- Establishing a working relationship -- Getting the facts (interviewing) -- Theories and models for helping relationships -- Interventions and skills -- Place, space, and territory -- Sharing authority and collaborative decision-making -- The moral dimension -- Understanding ourselves -- On learning about people
Addressing a Client's Litigation Issues: Leading Lawyers on Educating Clients, Managing Expectations, and Developing a Case Strategy
Call Number: 10th floor - KF311 .A93 2008
The impact of the fact-gathering process on cost/benefit analysis in litigation -- Navigating litigation: guiding clients through the legal process -- A client's guide to the litigation process -- Client strategies for controlling costs in commercial litigation -- The foundation of litigation: establishing solid client bonds -- Preparing a client for litigation in today's electronic world -- A proactive approach to commercial litigation client strategies -- Breaking down the barriers: moving from litigation to resolution -- Harmonizing litigation strategies with a client's business goals
The Counselor-at-Law: A Collaborative Approach to Client Interviewing and Counseling by
Call Number: 10th floor - KF311 .C63 2006
Three models of legal counseling -- The games lawyers play: how lawyers control clients -- Communication skills -- Beginning the legal interview -- Hearing the client's story -- Developing the client's story -- Decision making -- Client counseling -- Moral choices in the law office: who gets hurt? and who decides? -- To sue or settle?: counseling about dispute resolution -- Dealing with client-lawyer difference -- Lawyers, clients, and psychological type theory
Lawyering : practice and planning by
Call Number: 10th floor - KF300 .L299 2003
Work of the Lawyer -- The Business of Lawyering -- Interviewing: What We Need From Our Clients
Counseling: What Clients Need From Us-- Planning the Transactions: The Other Side of Practice -- Planning for Dispute Resolution: What Are We to Do? -- Planning for Negotiation: What is it Your Client Wants -- Negotiations: Getting What Your Client Wants -- Mediation: Help!
Investigations: Obtaining Information From Those in the Know -- Asserting Claims and Defenses: The Right Way -- Disclosure and Discovery: What Do You Know? -- Depositions: Getting to Know You -- Discovery Methods: Is That All
Lawyers & clients : the initial interview by
Illustrates interviewing and active listening techniques appropriate for lawyer-client negotiations or for similar agent-principal negotiations. Mnookin provides negotiation advice and commentary interspersed with two simulated lawyer-client interviews.
Pretrial advocacy : planning, analysis, and strategy by
Call Number: KF8900 .B4 2007; CD and DVD on ReservePretrial advocacy : planning, analysis, and strat
Book includes 78 role-playing assignments in criminal and civil cases with accompanying CD and DVD that includes videos on how to take a deposition and used it in trial, new mediation videos, settlement documentary, tour of the crime scene, and computer animations.
Cultural & gender issues in negotiation & mediation by
Cultural and Gender Issues in Negotiation and Mediation examines how culture and gender affect the way information is processed, communication and negotiation are experienced, power is exercised and understood, risks are evaluated, and decisions and agreements are reached. The focus of this course is on practical solutions and techniques for professionals to address these dynamics in effective and creative ways.
Strategic negotiation: integrating negotiation approaches to achieve best results by
* Negotiation Styles & Dynamics
* Decision-making in the Face of Uncertainty
* Managing Mixed Motives: Competition and Cooperation
* Avoiding Exploitation
* Predictable Characteristics of Competitive Bargaining
* Geometry of Distributive Bargaining
* Strategy Regarding Opening Offers
* Capturing the Creativity of Collaborative Bargaining
* Identifying Underlying Interests
* Integrative Bargaining Roadmap
* Three Dimensions of Negotiation Success