Counseling Quiz - Ch. 15-18, 20-21 W2014

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This open book quiz covers the later counseling chapters in the Binder, et al. Text (Chapters 15-18 & 20-21). The quiz is worth 100 points. You may only take it once. Because it is an open book quiz, you may use the Binder text or any other resources you choose to access when taking the quiz, but should not consult with class members or prior class member about the questions or answers. PLEASE NOTE: You only get one chance to answer each question. If you click NEXT to go past a question, you cannot return to it. Rather, you will be given immediate feedback on each question as you leave it. The feedback is design to strengthen your understanding of the topics covered in the questions and should correct any misunderstandings you may have


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is "industry" knowledge and how does it relate to the legal counseling?
  • 2. 
    Identify three situations when a client-centered lawyer "may appropriately question or voice disagreement with client decisions?"
  • 3. 
    What is the most important underlying reason for evaluating the client’s options with the client’s objectives in mind?
    • A. 

      Better client/lawyer conversations

    • B. 

      Increased likelihood of satisfactory client decisions

    • C. 

      Greater likelihood of getting appropriate information

    • D. 

      Greater likelihood the client will refer you to his friends

  • 4. 
    Counseling conversations should begin with a number of closed questions crafted to seek all possible objectives from the client.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Counseling conversations often go back and forth between objectives, options, and consequences.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following would be a primary counseling function?
    • A. 

      Avoiding crossover

    • B. 

      Recommending the best course of action

    • C. 

      Suggesting possible solutions

    • D. 

      Asking anything else questions

  • 7. 
    When two clients have very similar legal problems the potential solutions for those two clients will probably be the same.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    For counseling to be thorough, you should suggest as many solutions as you can think of for the client’s consideration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What should you do if a client immediately rejects a course of action?
    • A. 

      You should always tell the client that you need to evaluate it right away anyway.

    • B. 

      You should accept the client’s rejection because client-centeredness means respecting the client’s decisions

    • C. 

      You should accept the client’s rejection unless you know that the option they are rejecting is the best possible option.

    • D. 

      You should consider the reason(s) for the rejection and determine whether you should give the client an opportunity at some point to reconsider.

  • 10. 
    Assuming you have a precise sense of the likely outcome, which of the following is the LEAST effective way to state a prediction?
    • A. 

      Because the house actually sits on your land there is about a 90% chance that a court would find that your neighbor has trespassed.

    • B. 

      Because you are not able to use that portion of your property, there is about a 9 out of 10 chance that a court would find that you have been ejected from your property.

    • C. 

      You have a pretty good chance of convincing a judge that your neighbor has trespassed and ejected you from your property.

    • D. 

      Because the house is so far along, a court will be hesitant to require your neighbor to move it, so your chances of success if you seek an injunction are probably only about 2 out of 10.

  • 11. 
    What types of provisions are commonly included in term sheets?
    • A. 

      Provisions not included in the document

    • B. 

      Alternative versions of provisions included in the document

    • C. 

      Provisions the client has raised questions about

    • D. 

      Provisions you consider most significant

    • E. 

      Provisions with which the client may be unfamiliar

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    "Deals" clients will typically ask for explanations of provisions they find confusing, so you don't need to explain provisions unless the client asks you to.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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