Feb. 9, 2022

Resources: Books on Advocacy

Books

  • The Australian Advocacy Institute (AAI) Advocacy Manual
  • Advocacy, Anthony Willy, James Rapley 
  • Advocacy in Court, Preparation and Performance, Hugh Selby
  • Advocacy Plus: A Guide For Young Advocates, Nigel Pascoe QC
  • Analysing Witness Testimony: A Guide for Legal Practitioners and other Professionals, Anthony Heaton-Armstrong, Eric Shepherd, and David Wolchover
  • The Art of Cross Examination: With the Cross-Examinations of Important Witnesses in Some Celebrated Cases, Francis L Wellman
  • The Art of the Advocate, Richard Du Cann
  • Common Sense Rules of Advocacy for Lawyers: A Practical Guide for Anyone Who Wants to Be a Better Advocate, Keith Evans
  • Cross-Examination for Depositions, Matthew A. Dodd and Roger J. Dodd
  • Cross-Examination: Science and Techniques (3rd edition), Larry Posner and Roger Dodd
  • Cross-Examination Handbook: Persuasion, Strategies, and Techniques, Ronald H. Clark, George R. Dekle Sr, William S. Bailey
  • Defending the Guilty: Truth and Lies in the Criminal Courtroom, Alex McBride
  • The Devil’s Advocate (3rd edition), Iain Morley QC
  • Effective Written Advocacy: A Guide for Practitioners (2nd edition), Andrew Goodman
  • Excellence in Cross-Examination, F. Lee Bailey and Kenneth J. Fishman
  • Expert Evidence: Law, Practice, Procedure and Advocacy (6th edition), Dr Ian Freckelton QC
  • Faultless Grammar: The Busy Lawyer’s Reminder Guide, Ben Staveley
  • Finding the Truth in the Courtroom: Dealing with Deception, Lies, and Memories, edited by Henry Otgaar and Mark L. Howe
  • How Judges Decide Cases: Reading, Writing and Analysing Judgments (2nd edition), Andrew Goodman
  • Injury Illustrated: How Medical Images Win Cases, R. Annie Gough
  • Kick-Ass Closings: A Guide to Giving the Best Closing Argument of Your Life, Michael Waddington
  • Making your Case: The Art of Persuading Judges, Justice Antonin Scalia and Bryan A. Garner
  • Point Made: How to Write the Nation;s Top Advocates (2nd edition), Ross Guberman
  • Point Taken: How to Write Like the World’s Best Judges, Ross Guberman
  • Proof: How to Analyse Evidence in Preparation for Trial (3rd Edition), Andrew Palmer
  • Reading, Writing and Analysing Judgments (2nd Edition), Andrew Goodman
  • Relentless Criminal Cross-Examination, Kevin J. Mahoney
  • Storytelling for Lawyers, Philip N. Meyer
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman
  • The Tools of Argument: How the Best Lawyers Think, Argue and Win, Joel P. Trachtma
  • Trial Advocacy for the Child Welfare Lawyer: Telling the Story of the Family, Marvin Ventrell & Patrick Furman
  • Turning Points at Trial: Great Lawyers Share Secrets, Strategies and Skills, Shane Read
  • Typography for Lawyers: Essential Tools for Polished and Persuasive Documents (2nd Edition),  Matthew Butterick
  • Winning at Cross Examination: A Modern Approach for Depositions and Trials, Shane Read
  • The Winning Brief: 100 Tips for Persuasive Briefing in Trial and Appellate Courts (3rd edition), Bryan A. Garner
  • Winning at Trial, D. Shane Read
  • Witness Testimony in Sexual Cases, Pamela Radcliffe
  • Win Your Case: How to Present, Persuade, and Prevail – Every Place, Every Time, Gerry Spence