Contemporary Practice: The New Lawyer A Custom Publication for James Cook University

This publication was produced by LexisNexis Butterworths for students undertaking study in the unit Contemporary Practice: The New Lawyer at the College of Business, Law and Governance at James Cook University. This book also covers topics like Lawyer Practices, Emotional Intelligence and Conflicts and Disputes.

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This publication was produced by LexisNexis Butterworths for students undertaking study in the unit Contemporary Practice: The New Lawyer at the College of Business, Law and Governance at James Cook University. This book also covers topics like Lawyer Practices, Emotional Intelligence and Conflicts and Disputes.

Reproduced in the text are chapters from the following LexisNexis Butterworths publications:

  • Field, Duffy and Huggins, Lawyering and Positive Professional Identities, 2014
  • Legg (ed), Resolving Civil Disputes, 2017
  • Lauchland and Le Brun, Legal Interviewing: A How to Guide, 2015.
  • Alexander, Howieson & Fox, Negotiation: Strategy Style Skills, 3rd ed, 2015

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Table of contents

PART 1 INTRODUCTION - THE ROLE OF THE LAWYER


Chapter 1 A Positive Professional Identity for Lawyers


(Chapter 1, Field, Duffy & Huggins, Lawyering and Positive Professional Identities, 2014)


Chapter 2 Lawyers as Managers and Resolvers of Conflicts and Disputes


(Chapter 12, Field, Duff y & Huggins, Lawyering and Positive Professional Identities, 2014)


Chapter 3 Lawyers, Technology and Dispute Resolution


(Chapter 22, by Michael Williams, in Legg (ed), Resolving Civil Disputes, 2017)


PART 2 PRACTITIONER SKILLS


Chapter 4 Setting the Theoretical Context


(Chapter 2, by Marlene Le Brun, in Lauchland & Le Brun, Legal Interviewing: A How to Guide, 2015)


Chapter 5 The Importance of Good Communication


(Chapter 3, by Kay Lauchland, in Lauchland & Le Brun, Legal Interviewing: A How to Guide, 2015)


Chapter 6 Planning and Preparing for the Interview


(Chapter 4, by Marlene Le Brun, in Lauchland & Le Brun, Legal Interviewing: A How to Guide, 2015)


Chapter 7 Commencing – From Lift to Armchair


(Chapter 5, by Kay Lauchland, in Lauchland & Le Brun, Legal Interviewing: A How to Guide, 2015)


PART 3 EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE


Chapter 8 Decision-making in Negotiation: Story-telling, Emotions, Memory and Persuasion


(Chapter 8, Alexander, Howieson & Fox, Negotiation: Strategy Style Skills, 3rd ed, 2015)


Chapter 9 Lawyers as Reflective Professionals


(Chapter 4, Field, Duffy & Huggins, Lawyering and Positive Professional Identities, 2014)


PART 4 DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCESSES


Chapter 10 Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)


(Chapter 14, Field, Duff y & Huggins, Lawyering and Positive Professional Identities, 2014)


Chapter 11 Advocacy at Mediation: An Oxymoron or an Essential Skill for the Modern Lawyer


(Chapter 13, by Robert Angyal, in Legg (ed) Resolving Civil Disputes, 2017)