Common Sense Rules of Advocacy for Lawyers

Author: Keith Evans
Publisher: The Capitol Net Inc
ISBN: 1587332280
Release Date:
Genre: Law

Common Sense Rules of Advocacy for Lawyers provides tips and rules that will help anyone - lawyer or lobbyist, account executive or negotiator, parent or teacher - improve their advocacy skills in less than 10 minutes a day. The classic advocacy guide for trial lawyers, Common Sense Rules of Advocacy for Lawyers has been hailed by attorneys, mediators and professors nationwide. It's the practical advocacy guide designed for anyone who must persuade others including attorneys, lobbyists, negotiators, account executives, law students, sales professionals, and parents.

Legislative Advocacy Communication and Media Training and Publications

Author: TheCapitol.Net
Publisher: The Capitol Net Inc
ISBN: 9781587331688
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Business & Economics

"A seminar from TheCapitol.Net is one of the best ways to learn from the experts about how Washington really works." -- Steven V. Roberts, Syndicated columnist, TV and radio analyst, college professor Legislative, Advocacy, Communication, and Media Training and Publications, by TheCapitol.Net. For more than 40 years, TheCapitol.Net and its predecessor, Congressional Quarterly Executive Conferences, have been training professionals from government, military, business, and NGOs on the dynamics and operations of the legislative and executive branches and how to work with them. Our training and publications include congressional operations, legislative and budget process, communication and advocacy, media and public relations, testifying before Congress, research skills, legislative drafting, critical thinking and writing, and more. Our publications and courses, written and taught by current Washington insiders who are all independent subject matter experts, show how Washington works.TM Our products and services can be found on our web site at www.TheCapitol.Net. TheCapitol.Net is on the GSA Schedule, 874-4, for custom on-site training. GSA Contract GS02F0192X. TheCapitol.Net is a non-partisan firm. Table of Contents About Us Congressional Briefing Conference: Capitol Hill Workshop Capitol Hill Executive Briefing Advocacy and Communication Congressional Operations: How Congress Works Federal Budgeting Hill Workshops and Special Programs Legislative Drafting Workshop Media Training National Security and Intelligence Professional Development Workshops Research Workshops The Executive Branch Working with Congress and Congressional Staff Writing Workshops Certificate Programs Custom, On-Site Training Capitol Learning Audio Courses Publications Select Clients Faculty and Authors Policies Capability Statement Congress By the Numbers CongressByTheNumbers.com Leadership of Congress CongressLeaders.com Congressional Schedule CongressSchedules.com Congress Seating Charts CongressSeating.com Terms and Sessions of Congress TermsofCongress.com Senate Classes: Terms of Service SenateClasses.com Congressional Glossary CongressionalGlossary.com You have 2 cows YouHave2Cows.com For more, see TCNDC.com

The Energy Economy

Author: David J. Robinson
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781137469274
Release Date: 2015-08-05
Genre: Business & Economics

Prolonged economic downturn is forcing policy makers and professors to examine how to improve economic development. State and regional governments are therefore moving from public sector-led strategies to private sector-led strategies to enact substantial business-friendly policy reforms. This view of growing economic development sparks interest among public policy, public administration, urban planning, and other academic programs to teach about how America goes about implementing economic development strategies at the state and local level. The Energy Economy is a public policy and current affairs focused economics book targeted toward a public policy and current affairs audience. It offers practical and topical discussions about the most important economic issue of current times: energy.

Model Rules of Professional Conduct

Author: American Bar Association. House of Delegates
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 160442107X
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

The 2008 Edition of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct is an up-to-date resource for information on lawyer ethics. The Rules, with some variations, have been adopted in 48 jurisdictions. Federal, state, and local courts in all jurisdictions, even those that have not formally adopted the Rules, look to the Rules for guidance in resolving lawyer malpractice cases, disciplinary actions, disqualification issues, sanctions questions, and much more.

Client Science

Author: Marjorie Corman Aaron
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199970858
Release Date: 2012-05-04
Genre: Law

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.

Making Your Case

Author: Antonin Scalia
Publisher: West Legalworks
ISBN: 0314184716
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

Presents the basics of writing legal briefs and giving oral arguments, with discussions on the essentials of building a case through legal reasoning and the key elements of persuasive and successful oral pleading in the courtroom.

Storytelling for Lawyers

Author: Philip Meyer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199910618
Release Date: 2014-02-01
Genre: Law

Good lawyers have an ability to tell stories. Whether they are arguing a murder case or a complex financial securities case, they can capably explain a chain of events to judges and juries so that they understand them. The best lawyers are also able to construct narratives that have an emotional impact on their intended audiences. But what is a narrative, and how can lawyers go about constructing one? How does one transform a cold presentation of facts into a seamless story that clearly and compellingly takes readers not only from point A to point B, but to points C, D, E, F, and G as well? In Storytelling for Lawyers, Phil Meyer explains how. He begins with a pragmatic theory of the narrative foundations of litigation practice and then applies it to a range of practical illustrative examples: briefs, judicial opinions and oral arguments. Intended for legal practitioners, teachers, law students, and even interdisciplinary academics, the book offers a basic yet comprehensive explanation of the central role of narrative in litigation. The book also offers a narrative tool kit that supplements the analytical skills traditionally emphasized in law school as well as practical tips for practicing attorneys that will help them craft their own legal stories.

CQ Weekly

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: STANFORD:36105111058645
Release Date: 2007
Genre: United States

CQ Weekly provides resources on non-partisan information on Capitol Hill. The Web version includes access to the full text of all articles published since 1983. In addition, some articles are available prior to when they appear in print.

The Golden Rules of Advocacy

Author: Keith Evans
Publisher: Blackstone Press
ISBN: 1854312596
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Examination of witnesses

Based upon the text of a seminar devised by the author which has been widely acclaimed as a breakthrough in the teaching and learning of advocacy. It is based on the personal experience of the author and has been described as invaluable as a review for the experienced advocate.;Keith Evans is a member of the English and California Bars and a former head of London Chambers.

The Court of Appeal

Author: Gavin Drewry
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781847313591
Release Date: 2007-04-10
Genre: Law

Civil justice has been undergoing a massive transformation. There have been big changes in the management of judicial business; the Human Rights Act 1988 has had a pervasive impact; the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 has effected many changes - notably, the prospective transfer of the appellate jurisdiction of the House of Lords to a new Supreme Court. Against this backcloth of radical change, this book looks at the recent history and the present-day operation of the civil division of the Court of Appeal - a court that, despite its pivotal position, has attracted surprisingly little scholarly attention. It examines the impact of the permission to appeal requirements, and the way in which applications - particularly those by litigants in person - are handled; it looks at the working methods of the Lords Justices and at the leadership of the Court by recent Masters of the Rolls; it considers the relationship between the Court and the House of Lords - looking at high-profile cases in which the Court has been reversed by the Lords. Notwithstanding the impending arrival of the Supreme Court, it concludes that 'the Court of Appeal will remain firmly in place, occupying its crucial position as, to all intents and purposes, the court of last resort-indeed, a supreme court-for most civil appellants.'

Advocacy in Court

Author: Keith Evans
Publisher: Blackstone Press
ISBN: STANFORD:36105061716267
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Lawyers

Written with the principal aim of instructing the newcomer to the English Bar, this book includes frequent references to American and Commonweath procedures. It intends not only to teach, but also reveal the ground rules of persuasion which operate throughout modern society. The book gives information on the basic tools of advocacy - court etiquette, the jury, the client's character, three mandatory rules and some essential aims, speeches for the prosecution, speeches for the defense, judges, note-taking, endlinks and gadgets. The topic of examination of witnesses follows, covering - questioning, examination in chief, the basic approach to cross-examination, the objectives of cross-examination and re-examination. The final part of the book deals with trials without a jury, advocacy before the professional courts and advocacy before the non-professional courts.

Communicating Risks and Benefits

Author: Baruch Fischhoff
Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN: 0160901790
Release Date: 2012-03-08
Genre: Health & Fitness

Effective risk communication is essential to the well-being of any organization and those people who depend on it. Ineffective communication can cost lives, money and reputations. Communicating Risks and Benefits: An Evidence-Based User’s Guide provides the scientific foundations for effective communications. The book authoritatively summarizes the relevant research, draws out its implications for communication design, and 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. The guide will help users in any organization, with any budget, to make the science of their communications as sound as the science that they are communicating.

Wrightslaw

Author: Peter W. D. Wright
Publisher:
ISBN: 1892320096
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Education

Aimed at parents of, and advocates for, special needs children, explains how to develop a relationship with a school, monitor a child's progress, understand relevant legislation, and document correspondence and conversations.