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How Leading Lawyers Think : Expert Insights Into Judgment and Advocacy

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How Leading Lawyers Think : Expert Insights Into Judgment and Advocacy
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How Leading Lawyers Think
Title remainder
Expert Insights Into Judgment and Advocacy
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eng
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Kiser, Randall
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340
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K-KZ
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non fiction
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  • Lawyers
  • Practice of law
Label
How Leading Lawyers Think : Expert Insights Into Judgment and Advocacy
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • How Leading Lawyers Think -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- 1.1 Profile of the Study Attorneys -- 1.2 Selection of the Study Attorneys -- 1.3 Attorney Responses to Interview Requests -- 1.4 Interview Protocols and Topics -- 1.5 Purpose and Organization of This Book -- Part I: Roles and Responsibilities -- Chapter 2: Attorneys -- 2.1 Responsibility, Reliability and Commitment -- 2.2 Empathy and Detachment -- 2.3 Emotional Self-Regulation -- 2.4 Intrinsic Motivation -- 2.5 Personal Values -- Chapter 3: Juries -- 3.1 Overall Assessment of Jurorś Decisions -- 3.2 Shortcomings in Juror Deliberations -- 3.3 Jury Stereotypes and Caricatures -- 3.4 Trusting the Process -- Chapter 4: Clients -- 4.1 Ethical Obligations -- 4.2 Client Counseling Models -- 4.2.1 F̀̀orceful Educatoŕ ́Model -- 4.2.2 B̀̀enevolent Authoritariań ́Model -- 4.2.3 D̀̀ispassionate Advisoŕ ́Model -- 4.2.4 Client́s Decision to Settle or Try -- 4.3 Authority, Control and Power -- 4.3.1 Actual Decision Makers -- 4.3.2 Plaintiff and Defendant Decision-Making Authority -- 4.3.3 Insurer Effect -- 4.4 Client Control Problems -- Part II: Frameworks and Connections -- Chapter 5: Frameworks -- 5.1 Backward Mapping -- 5.2 Global Outlook -- 5.3 Themes -- 5.4 Visual Thinking -- 5.5 Perspective -- 5.6 Explicit and Tacit Knowledge -- 5.7 Peripheral Vision -- Chapter 6: Connectedness -- 6.1 Sense of Connectedness -- 6.1.1 Social and Economic Context -- 6.1.2 Personal Background and Experience -- 6.2 Sources of Connectedness -- 6.2.1 Colleagues -- 6.2.2 Non-attorneys -- 6.2.3 Focus Groups -- 6.2.4 Research -- 6.2.5 Reading -- Part III: Feelings and Traits -- Chapter 7: Emotional Intelligence -- 7.1 Law and the Emotions -- 7.2 Emotional Intelligence -- 7.2.1 Legal and Emotional Issues -- 7.2.2 Emotions and Judgment -- 7.2.3 Emotions and Clients
  • 7.2.4 Jurors and Claims Representatives -- 7.2.5 Self-Awareness -- Chapter 8: Perpetual Learning -- 8.1 Developed Talents and Innate Abilities -- 8.2 Open-Mindedness -- 8.3 Humility, Modesty and Caution -- 8.4 Improvement Through Effort and Self-Evaluation -- 8.5 Soliciting Feedback and Criticism -- Chapter 9: Survivor Personality Traits -- 9.1 Realism -- 9.2 Flexibility, Adaptability and Resiliency -- 9.3 Creativity, Inquisitiveness, and Tolerance for Ambiguity -- 9.4 Independence -- 9.5 Intuition -- Part IV: Techniques and Strategies -- Chapter 10: Case Evaluation -- 10.1 Meaning, Scope and Purpose of Case Evaluation -- 10.2 The Emerging Importance of Case Evaluation -- 10.3 Attorneys and Clients as Case Evaluators -- Chapter 11: Evaluation Factors -- 11.1 Overall Evaluation -- 11.2 Settlement or Trial Track -- 11.3 Client Objectives -- 11.4 Applicable Law -- 11.5 Case Type -- 11.6 Client Appearance -- 11.7 Client Credibility -- 11.8 Client Likeability and Sympathy -- 11.9 Deposition and Trial Testimony -- 11.10 Damages -- 11.10.1 Assessing Damages -- 11.10.2 Changes in Settlements and Awards -- 11.10.3 Ancillary Damages -- 11.10.4 Future Medical Expenses and Timing of Demand -- 11.10.5 Statutory Limitations on Damages Awards -- 11.11 Expert Witnesses -- 11.12 Venue -- 11.13 Attorney Skill and Trial Experience -- 11.14 Evolution of Case Evaluators -- Chapter 12: Client Interviewing and Counseling -- 12.1 Initial Client Interview -- 12.1.1 Available Remedies -- 12.1.2 Client Expectations -- 12.1.3 Client Preconceptions -- 12.1.4 Underestimation -- 12.1.5 Client Risk Tolerance -- 12.1.6 Testing the Client -- 12.1.7 Credibility -- 12.1.8 Demeanor -- 12.1.9 Public Safety Officials -- 12.2 Counseling After Retention -- 12.2.1 Differences Between Plaintiffs and Defense Counsel -- 12.2.2 Bad Witnesses -- 12.2.3 Physicians
  • Chapter 13: Adversaries and Judges -- 13.1 Adversaries -- 13.1.1 Changes in Attorneyś Communications -- 13.1.2 Study Attorneyś Communications with Adversaries -- 13.1.3 Reputation and Specialization -- 13.1.4 Advice to New Attorneys -- 13.2 Judges -- 13.2.1 Trial Delay Reduction Programs -- 13.2.2 Settlement Conferences -- 13.2.3 Admission of Evidence and Interpretation of the Law -- 13.2.4 Judgeś Settlement and Civil Trial Experience -- Chapter 14: Insurance -- 14.1 Case Monitoring and Management -- 14.2 Consideration of Defense Counseĺs Analysis and Recommendations -- 14.3 Insurerś Trust and Confidence in Defense Counsel -- 14.4 Case Evaluations and Settlement Authority -- 14.5 Software Programs Used to Evaluate Cases -- Chapter 15: Negotiation -- 15.1 Settlement Negotiations and Case Evaluation -- 15.2 Settlement Valuation -- 15.3 Timing -- 15.4 Willingness to Try the Case -- 15.5 Reputation and Repeat Player Effects -- 15.6 Offers of Compromise -- 15.7 Negotiation Styles -- 15.8 Playing a Strong Hand -- 15.9 Effect of Excessive Demands and Lowball Offers -- 15.10 Settlement Results -- Chapter 16: Mediation -- 16.1 Effect of Mediation on Timing and Nature of Pre-trial Negotiations -- 16.2 Effect on Client Counseling -- 16.3 Mediator Selection -- 16.4 Mediation Procedure and Conduct -- 16.5 Negotiation Techniques in Mediation -- 16.6 Qualities of Effective Mediators -- 16.7 Evaluative Mediation -- 16.8 Overall Assessment -- Chapter 17: Jury Selection -- 17.1 Importance of Jury Selection -- 17.2 Jurorś Preconceptions, Biases and Prejudices -- 17.3 Limitations on Voir Dire -- 17.4 Jury Selection Strategies -- 17.5 Effect of Race and Religion -- Chapter 18: Mistakes and Oversights -- 18.1 General Assessment -- 18.2 Inappropriate Attitudes -- 18.2.1 Aggressiveness -- 18.2.2 Overconfidence, Overvaluation and Exaggeration
  • 18.2.3 Undue Emotional Involvement -- 18.2.4 Lack of Objectivity -- 18.2.5 Premature Assessments and Intransigence -- 18.3 Lack of Trial Experience -- 18.4 Inadequate Skills -- 18.4.1 Lack of Subject Matter Expertise -- 18.4.2 Unfamiliarity with Evidence Law -- 18.4.3 Inability to Accurately Analyze and Evaluate -- 18.4.4 Lack of Strategy -- 18.5 Bad Habits -- 18.5.1 Failure to Independently Verify Client Information -- 18.5.2 Failure to Review Records -- 18.5.3 Failure to Learn the Case and Evaluate Witnesses -- 18.5.4 Failure to Prepare -- 18.6 Conflicting Incentives -- 18.7 Inadequate Communication Within Law Firms -- Part V: Learning and Advice -- Chapter 19: Learning -- 19.1 Teachability -- 19.2 Law School Education -- 19.3 Resources -- 19.3.1 Mentors -- 19.3.2 Courses and Organizations -- 19.3.3 Publications -- 19.3.4 Volunteering and Immersion -- Chapter 20: Advice -- 20.1 Health -- 20.2 Attitudes, Beliefs and Outlooks -- 20.3 Loyalty to Clients -- 20.4 Independent Judgment -- 20.5 Client Participation -- 20.6 Legal Research -- 20.7 Pre-Trial Preparation -- 20.8 Trials -- 20.9 Self-Acceptance -- 20.10 Précis -- Chapter 21: Conclusion -- Index
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UMKCLawddaEBC973813
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unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (274 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783642204845
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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UMKC Law: DDA record.
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC973813
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL973813
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10494308
  • (OCoLC)833770728
Label
How Leading Lawyers Think : Expert Insights Into Judgment and Advocacy
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • How Leading Lawyers Think -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- 1.1 Profile of the Study Attorneys -- 1.2 Selection of the Study Attorneys -- 1.3 Attorney Responses to Interview Requests -- 1.4 Interview Protocols and Topics -- 1.5 Purpose and Organization of This Book -- Part I: Roles and Responsibilities -- Chapter 2: Attorneys -- 2.1 Responsibility, Reliability and Commitment -- 2.2 Empathy and Detachment -- 2.3 Emotional Self-Regulation -- 2.4 Intrinsic Motivation -- 2.5 Personal Values -- Chapter 3: Juries -- 3.1 Overall Assessment of Jurorś Decisions -- 3.2 Shortcomings in Juror Deliberations -- 3.3 Jury Stereotypes and Caricatures -- 3.4 Trusting the Process -- Chapter 4: Clients -- 4.1 Ethical Obligations -- 4.2 Client Counseling Models -- 4.2.1 F̀̀orceful Educatoŕ ́Model -- 4.2.2 B̀̀enevolent Authoritariań ́Model -- 4.2.3 D̀̀ispassionate Advisoŕ ́Model -- 4.2.4 Client́s Decision to Settle or Try -- 4.3 Authority, Control and Power -- 4.3.1 Actual Decision Makers -- 4.3.2 Plaintiff and Defendant Decision-Making Authority -- 4.3.3 Insurer Effect -- 4.4 Client Control Problems -- Part II: Frameworks and Connections -- Chapter 5: Frameworks -- 5.1 Backward Mapping -- 5.2 Global Outlook -- 5.3 Themes -- 5.4 Visual Thinking -- 5.5 Perspective -- 5.6 Explicit and Tacit Knowledge -- 5.7 Peripheral Vision -- Chapter 6: Connectedness -- 6.1 Sense of Connectedness -- 6.1.1 Social and Economic Context -- 6.1.2 Personal Background and Experience -- 6.2 Sources of Connectedness -- 6.2.1 Colleagues -- 6.2.2 Non-attorneys -- 6.2.3 Focus Groups -- 6.2.4 Research -- 6.2.5 Reading -- Part III: Feelings and Traits -- Chapter 7: Emotional Intelligence -- 7.1 Law and the Emotions -- 7.2 Emotional Intelligence -- 7.2.1 Legal and Emotional Issues -- 7.2.2 Emotions and Judgment -- 7.2.3 Emotions and Clients
  • 7.2.4 Jurors and Claims Representatives -- 7.2.5 Self-Awareness -- Chapter 8: Perpetual Learning -- 8.1 Developed Talents and Innate Abilities -- 8.2 Open-Mindedness -- 8.3 Humility, Modesty and Caution -- 8.4 Improvement Through Effort and Self-Evaluation -- 8.5 Soliciting Feedback and Criticism -- Chapter 9: Survivor Personality Traits -- 9.1 Realism -- 9.2 Flexibility, Adaptability and Resiliency -- 9.3 Creativity, Inquisitiveness, and Tolerance for Ambiguity -- 9.4 Independence -- 9.5 Intuition -- Part IV: Techniques and Strategies -- Chapter 10: Case Evaluation -- 10.1 Meaning, Scope and Purpose of Case Evaluation -- 10.2 The Emerging Importance of Case Evaluation -- 10.3 Attorneys and Clients as Case Evaluators -- Chapter 11: Evaluation Factors -- 11.1 Overall Evaluation -- 11.2 Settlement or Trial Track -- 11.3 Client Objectives -- 11.4 Applicable Law -- 11.5 Case Type -- 11.6 Client Appearance -- 11.7 Client Credibility -- 11.8 Client Likeability and Sympathy -- 11.9 Deposition and Trial Testimony -- 11.10 Damages -- 11.10.1 Assessing Damages -- 11.10.2 Changes in Settlements and Awards -- 11.10.3 Ancillary Damages -- 11.10.4 Future Medical Expenses and Timing of Demand -- 11.10.5 Statutory Limitations on Damages Awards -- 11.11 Expert Witnesses -- 11.12 Venue -- 11.13 Attorney Skill and Trial Experience -- 11.14 Evolution of Case Evaluators -- Chapter 12: Client Interviewing and Counseling -- 12.1 Initial Client Interview -- 12.1.1 Available Remedies -- 12.1.2 Client Expectations -- 12.1.3 Client Preconceptions -- 12.1.4 Underestimation -- 12.1.5 Client Risk Tolerance -- 12.1.6 Testing the Client -- 12.1.7 Credibility -- 12.1.8 Demeanor -- 12.1.9 Public Safety Officials -- 12.2 Counseling After Retention -- 12.2.1 Differences Between Plaintiffs and Defense Counsel -- 12.2.2 Bad Witnesses -- 12.2.3 Physicians
  • Chapter 13: Adversaries and Judges -- 13.1 Adversaries -- 13.1.1 Changes in Attorneyś Communications -- 13.1.2 Study Attorneyś Communications with Adversaries -- 13.1.3 Reputation and Specialization -- 13.1.4 Advice to New Attorneys -- 13.2 Judges -- 13.2.1 Trial Delay Reduction Programs -- 13.2.2 Settlement Conferences -- 13.2.3 Admission of Evidence and Interpretation of the Law -- 13.2.4 Judgeś Settlement and Civil Trial Experience -- Chapter 14: Insurance -- 14.1 Case Monitoring and Management -- 14.2 Consideration of Defense Counseĺs Analysis and Recommendations -- 14.3 Insurerś Trust and Confidence in Defense Counsel -- 14.4 Case Evaluations and Settlement Authority -- 14.5 Software Programs Used to Evaluate Cases -- Chapter 15: Negotiation -- 15.1 Settlement Negotiations and Case Evaluation -- 15.2 Settlement Valuation -- 15.3 Timing -- 15.4 Willingness to Try the Case -- 15.5 Reputation and Repeat Player Effects -- 15.6 Offers of Compromise -- 15.7 Negotiation Styles -- 15.8 Playing a Strong Hand -- 15.9 Effect of Excessive Demands and Lowball Offers -- 15.10 Settlement Results -- Chapter 16: Mediation -- 16.1 Effect of Mediation on Timing and Nature of Pre-trial Negotiations -- 16.2 Effect on Client Counseling -- 16.3 Mediator Selection -- 16.4 Mediation Procedure and Conduct -- 16.5 Negotiation Techniques in Mediation -- 16.6 Qualities of Effective Mediators -- 16.7 Evaluative Mediation -- 16.8 Overall Assessment -- Chapter 17: Jury Selection -- 17.1 Importance of Jury Selection -- 17.2 Jurorś Preconceptions, Biases and Prejudices -- 17.3 Limitations on Voir Dire -- 17.4 Jury Selection Strategies -- 17.5 Effect of Race and Religion -- Chapter 18: Mistakes and Oversights -- 18.1 General Assessment -- 18.2 Inappropriate Attitudes -- 18.2.1 Aggressiveness -- 18.2.2 Overconfidence, Overvaluation and Exaggeration
  • 18.2.3 Undue Emotional Involvement -- 18.2.4 Lack of Objectivity -- 18.2.5 Premature Assessments and Intransigence -- 18.3 Lack of Trial Experience -- 18.4 Inadequate Skills -- 18.4.1 Lack of Subject Matter Expertise -- 18.4.2 Unfamiliarity with Evidence Law -- 18.4.3 Inability to Accurately Analyze and Evaluate -- 18.4.4 Lack of Strategy -- 18.5 Bad Habits -- 18.5.1 Failure to Independently Verify Client Information -- 18.5.2 Failure to Review Records -- 18.5.3 Failure to Learn the Case and Evaluate Witnesses -- 18.5.4 Failure to Prepare -- 18.6 Conflicting Incentives -- 18.7 Inadequate Communication Within Law Firms -- Part V: Learning and Advice -- Chapter 19: Learning -- 19.1 Teachability -- 19.2 Law School Education -- 19.3 Resources -- 19.3.1 Mentors -- 19.3.2 Courses and Organizations -- 19.3.3 Publications -- 19.3.4 Volunteering and Immersion -- Chapter 20: Advice -- 20.1 Health -- 20.2 Attitudes, Beliefs and Outlooks -- 20.3 Loyalty to Clients -- 20.4 Independent Judgment -- 20.5 Client Participation -- 20.6 Legal Research -- 20.7 Pre-Trial Preparation -- 20.8 Trials -- 20.9 Self-Acceptance -- 20.10 Précis -- Chapter 21: Conclusion -- Index
Control code
UMKCLawddaEBC973813
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (274 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783642204845
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
UMKC Law: DDA record.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC973813
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL973813
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10494308
  • (OCoLC)833770728

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