The counselor-at-law: a collaborative approach to client interviewing and counseling
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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Three Models of Legal Counseling
How Lawyers Control Clients
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African Americans allows the client alternatives arbitration ask the client attorney authoritarian avoid Bastress behavior building rapport Chapter choice choose client-centered counselors client's goals client's story collaborative communication consequences consider context conversation counseling session criteria cultural Cunningham David Luban decision makers Decision Sheet develop discussion dominant emotional empathy ethics evaluate example explore extraverts facts feeling judgment focus framing statement function help the client identify important influence initial interview interactions interests interruptions interviewing and counseling Introverts Irving Janis Isabel Briggs Myers issues Kronman lawyer and client lawyer-client relationship legal counseling legal system listening litigation loss averse matter MBTI mediation moral discourse Myers-Briggs Type Indicator negotiation nonverbal options parties perception person prefer problem professional psychological type representation requires response risk role rules Satisficing situation skills strategy structure style suggest supra note talk tell thinking judgment type theory understand values