The counselor-at-law: a collaborative approach to client interviewing and counseling

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Lexis Pub., Jan 1, 1999 - Law - 255 pages
This new casebook takes a ?collaborative? approach to legal interviewing & counseling. It suggests that clients will be best served when lawyers & clients work together to resolve problems. Under a ?collaborative decision-making? model, the client controls most decisions, but the lawyer structures the process & provides advice in a manner that is likely to yield wise decisions. This book explores the major approaches to legal interviewing & counseling & outlines the available research on the psychology & the sociology of clients & lawyers. Teacher's Manual available.

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Contents

Three Models of Legal Counseling
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How Lawyers Control Clients
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Communication Skills
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Copyright

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