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Secondary & Practice Guides: Trial Technique/Advocacy/Jury Selection

This guide includes the Library's most current, updated secondary and practice guides.

Trial Technique/Advocacy/Jury Selection

See Also: Court Practice; Jury Instructions

The art & science of trial advocacy, 2nd ed. L. Timothy Perrin, H. Mitchell Caldwell, & Carole A. Chase. (LexisNexis, c2011)  KF 8915 .P47 2011

Art of advocacy. Jury selection. Ward Wagner, Jr. (Matthew Bender, 1981- )  KF 8979 .W33 & LexisNexis subscription database (ID/password required)*

Building your best argument. Cecil C. Kuhune. (ABA, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division, c2010)  KF 8915 .K784 2010

Effective courtroom advocacy. Joseph F. Anderson, Jr. (National Institute for Trial Advocacy, c2010)  KF 8915 .A7553 2010

Effective strategies from the trenches: the trial war room handbook. G. Christopher Ritter et al. (ABA, Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice Section, c2012)  KF 8915 .R58 2012  

(Lane) Goldstein trial technique, 3rd ed. Fred Lane. (West Group) Westlaw subscription database (ID/password required)*

How to succeed as a trial lawyer, 2nd ed.  Stewart Edelstein. (ABA, c2017) KF8915 .E34 2017 

How to try a jury case: trial tactics. John F. Kimberling. (National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 2007)  KF 8972 K56 2007

Jury selection in civil and criminal trials, 2nd ed. Ann Fagan Ginger. (Lawpress, 1984- )  KF 8979 .G56 1984

Litigation logic: a practical guide to effective argument. Paul Bosanac. (ABA, c2009)  KF 8915 .B577 2009

Mastering voir dire and jury selection: gain an edge in questioning and selecting your jury, 4th ed. (ABA, c2018)  KF 8979 .F742 2018 

Persuasive opening statements & closing arguments. Joseph W. Cotchett.  (CEB, 2015-)  KF 1025 .A15 P47

Persuasive written and oral advocacy in trial and appellate courts, 3rd ed. Michael R. Fontham et al. (Wolthers Kluwer, 2013)  KF 251 .F658 2013

Preparing for trial in federal court, 3rd ed. Nancy Pridgen. (James Pub., 2015- )  KF 8900 .P752

Psychology for lawyers: understanding the human factors in negotiation, litigation, and decision making. Jennifer K. Robbennolt & Jean R. Sternlight. (ABA, c2012)  K 346 .R63 2012

Sharpening your trial skills: what to say, how to say it. Robert J. Perry. (Rutter Group, 2009)  KF 8915 .P48 2009 

Trial handbook. Kent Sinclair. (PLI)  Online access via PLI Plus

Trial preparation for prosecutors, 3rd ed. Michael D. Marcus. (LexisNexis, 2010)  KF 9645 .M37 2010

Trial tactics, 3rd ed. Stephen Saltzburg. (ABA, Criminal Justice Section, 2012)  KF 8915 .S25 2012

Trial techniques and trials, 10th ed. Thomas A. Mauet. (Aspen Publishers, c2017)  KF 8915 .M38 2017

Trying your first case:  a practitioner's guide.  Nash Long, ed. (ABA, 2014) KF 8915 .T79 2014

The way of the lawyer: strategies and tactics for negotiations, presentations, and litigation. Chris Scott Graham. (ABA, First Chair Press, c2010)  KF 8900 .G73 2010

The winning oral argument: enduring principles with supporting comments from the literature, 2nd ed. (Thomson/West, c2009)  KF 8870 .G37 2009

The young litigator: tips on rainmaking, writing and trial practice. (ABA, First Chair Press, c2011)  KF 297 .Y678 2011


California trial objections. (CEB, 2000- )  KFC 1030 .C35

Laying a foundation to introduce evidence: (preparing and using evidence at trial): here's how and when to do it. Donald F. Miles, judge's perspective by the Honorable Gregory Alarcon. CEB Action Guide. (Regents of the Univ. of California, c2016)  KFC 995 .A1 C34 (Reserve)

Preparing for trial: here's how and when to do it. Jeffrey D. Polsky. CEB Action Guide. (CEB, 2017)  KFC 995 .A1 C34 (Reserve)

*NOTE: UCLA School of Law provides Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis & Westlaw accounts for UCLA law students, faculty, and staff only.