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Advocacy & Alternative Dispute Resolution: Illinois/Seventh Circuit

This guide provides links and descriptions to many of the library's resources related to advocacy and dispute resolution, including trial advocacy, client counseling, negotiation, mediation, arbitration, evidence and professional responsibility.

All sources

NOTE: The Seventh Circuit website provides a wealth of information and many examples for those practicing in the Seventh Circuit 

Attorney's Guide to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. KF 9054 7th .A4 2005- 10th fl.  Two-volume compilation from the State Bar of Wisconsin, CLE group.

Illinois Appellate Practice Manual.  KFI1755 F4 2007- 9th fl.  In this two-volume set, the author has compiled forms, checklists, and practice tips for preserving, filing, and arguing effective appeals.  Kept current with periodic updates.

Illinois Civil Appellate Practice: State and Federal 2008. KFI 1755.E3 2008 Reference.  Popular one-volume IICLE handbook.  Students faculty and staff can also access online via IICLE Smartbooks.

Practitioner's Handbook (7th Circuit) available online via 7th circuit website.  Guides the practioner through all aspects of proceeding before the Seventh Circuit Court of appeals.  However, this work is only updated through 2003.