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Global lawyering skills / Mary-Beth Moylan, Director of Global Lawyering Skills, McGeorge School of Law, Stephanie J. Thompson, Assistant Director of Global Lawyering Skills, McGeorge School of Law [and 9 others].

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Author/Creator:
Moylan, Mary-Beth, author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Copyright date:
2013
Publication:
St. Paul : West, [2013]
Copyright notice:
©2013
Format:
  • Book
  • xxi, 351 pages : illustration ; 26 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Domestic and foreign legal systems
  • Intercultural competence
  • Rules : an overview of statutory interpretation and synthesis
  • Legal reasoning and analysis toolkit
  • The process of legal writing
  • Knowing your audience
  • Objective legal writing
  • The formal memorandum
  • The short-form memorandum
  • Interviewing the client
  • Counseling the client
  • Professional correspondence
  • Persuasive legal writing
  • Pre-trial motions
  • The appellate process and standard of review
  • The appellate brief
  • Oral argument
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Negotiation and settlement
  • Contract drafting
  • Research strategies
  • Foreign and international legal research
  • The citation requirement
  • The last task : the "white-glove inspection".
Contributor:
Thompson, Stephanie J., author.
Series:
American casebook series.
Subjects:
ISBN:
0314277471
9780314277473

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