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The Art of Advocacy
What to Do and How to Do It Before the MSPB and Arbitrators
By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $160.00 On Sale! $112.00
Edition: 1st/2011
Sku: 11AOA-PDF
ISBN: 978-1-934651-53-7
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 10/13/11)
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Written by long time federal sector employment law practitioners, this text provides instruction on advocating before the MSPB and arbitrators. Practice tips, forms, outlines, checklists, do’s and don’ts, and lessons from over 60 years of the authors’ experiences as trial lawyer, judge, and arbitrator help the advocate prepare and effectively litigate a case. Practitioners and those who “second-chair” or interface at any step in the advocacy process rely on the Art of Advocacy for instruction on topics including:

Also includes a detailed table of contents and appendices with sample opportunity notices.

Available in print or .pdf ebook. The .pdf eBook can be sent on CD-ROM or downloaded.



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