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Law in a Nutshell: Legal Interviewing & Counseling

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Edition: 4th ed., 2004
Author(s): Shaffer, Elkins


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The expert authors of Law in a Nutshell: Legal Interviewing & Counseling introduce the concepts of legal interviewing and counseling. The text discusses solving problems and telling stories. It also addresses the lawyer persona and the feelings it disguises, establishing working relationships, and getting the facts. The book offers theories and models for helping relationships. Intervention is discussed, as well as place, space, and territory. Finally, the text also reviews sharing authority, collaborative decision making, and the moral dimension.

Features and Benefits include:
Legal interviewing and counseling fundamentals;
Theories and models for helping relationships;
Explores the moral dimension;
Epilogue on learning;
Answer exam questions quickly and accurately.

Table of Contents includes:
Solving Problems and Telling Stories;
The Lawyer Persona and Feelings It Disguises;
Establishing a Working Relationship;
Getting the Facts (Interviewing);
Theories and Models for Helping Relationships;
Interventions and Skills;
Place, Space, and Territory;
Sharing Authority and Collaborative Decision Making;
The Moral Dimension;
Understanding Ourselves;
Epilogue on Learning.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.


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Format Paperback
Author Shaffer, Elkins
ISBN 9780314151735
Edition 4th ed., 2004
Publisher West