NITA’s publication, Trial Advocacy for the Child Welfare Lawyer: Telling the Story of the Family Second Edition by Marvin Ventrell and Patrick Furman, teaches readers how to present the story of the family from the unique and powerful perspective of each litigant. Each trial skill is treated as a mechanism of persuasion.
In this second edition, Ventrell and Furman expand the nine essential trial skills of the first edition and have added a new chapter on The Child Witness. This book prepares the lawyer for children, parents, and state agencies to go to court.
Retail Price: $60
NITA’s team of practicing lawyers, professors and judges from around the nation dedicates its efforts to the training and development of skilled and ethical legal advocates to improve the adversarial justice system.
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