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The Sixth Edition of Essential Lawyering Skills: Interviewing, Counseling, Negotiation, and Persuasive Fact Analysis continues to emphasize the role of the attorney in the lawyer-client relationship. Widely respected practitioners and teachers, the authors’ introductions, visual aids, and realistic examples illuminate the basic mechanics of these key skills. Case situations and problem-solving scenarios engage students in developing essential lawyering skills that mirror legal practice.The topic of professional responsibility is integrated throughout.
New to the Sixth Edition:
New co-author Renée Hutchins brings her new perspective to the course
Updated and improved design makes the material more accessible for today’s student
Increased coverage of negotiation in the plea-bargaining context
Updated examination of the use of electronic media in fact analysis and negotiation
Professors and students will benefit from:
An emphasis on practice and the mechanics of negotiation and persuasion, rather than on theory
Complete coverage of problem solving, interviewing, counseling, negotiation, and fact analysis
Remarkably clear and penetrating discussion of the persuasive value of facts, supported by useful visual aids
Generous use of interesting examples that place topics in context
Integrated coverage of professional responsibility where appropriate
Experienced authors, who draw upon many years of teaching and writing about lawyering skills
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