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Essential Lawyering Skills: Interviewing, Counseling, Negotiation, and Persuasive Fact Analysis 5E

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Fifth Edition

Stefan H. Krieger
Professor of Law
Hofstra University

Richard K. Neumann, Jr.
Professor of Law
Hofstra University

2015. 416 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4548-3098-6. With Teacher's Manual.

About the Book

Essential Lawyering Skills provides concise, straightforward explanations of problem solving, interviewing, counseling, negotiation, and fact analysis. Highly regarded in their field, authors Krieger and Neumann use numerous examples to illustrate new concepts, place topics in context, and engage student interest. Coverage of professional responsibility is integrated throughout the text.

The new edition features improved coverage of:
Problem-solving skills
Film-making techniques in legal storytelling
Professional e-communications with clients and in negotiations
Ethical issues in plea bargaining