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A Streetwise Guide to Litigation

A Streetwise Guide to Litigation
Product Code: 5310418
Author: Kenneth P. Nolan
Publication Date: January 15, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-61438-755-8
Page Count: 224
Trim Size: 6 x 9 - Paperback
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Topics: Litigation, Trial Advocacy
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About A Streetwise Guide to Litigation

The law is a wonderful profession. It is also demanding and stressful and requires a multitude of talents -- speaking, writing, researching, analyzing, advocating, and dealing with people. This engaging collection of articles, from author Kenneth Nolan, captures the insights and knowledge of an experienced litigator. It's not the stuff you were taught in law school. This guide shows you how to survive and succeed.

Kenneth Nolan specializes in personal injury and wrongful death litigation. He has tried cases in the fields of aviation, medical malpractice, construction, the automotive industry, and contract law, and has litigated in both state and federal courts throughout the country. Written with wisdom and good humor, his collected experiences will inspire and encourage you during your journey of practicing law.

Article topics include:
  • The Basics
  • To Young Lawyers
  • Getting Business
  • The Courthouse
  • Judge or Jury?
  • How to Take a Deposition
  • Settlement Negotiations
  • Jury Selection
  • Opening Statement
  • Direct Examination
  • Cross-Examination
  • Closing Argument
  • My First Trial
  • A Brand New World
  • The Client's Suffering
  • 9/11 and the Victim Compensation Fund
  • Before and Now
  • Words
  • Hubris
  • Lies We Tell Ourselves
  • Screwing Up
  • Kentucky
  • Saints
  • The Life
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Table of Contents PDF
Introduction PDF
Chapter 1 PDF

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