Gerry Spence & the Art of Advocacy

Professor James R. Elkins College of Law | West Virginia University






Assigned Reading:

▪ Gerry Spence, Win Your Case: How to Present, Persuade, Prevail--Every Place, Every Time (New York: St. Martin's Press, 2005)

▪ Sam Schrager, The Trial Lawyer's Art (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1999)

▪ Gerry Spence & Anthony Polk, Gunning for Justice (Doubleday & Co., 1982)

Course Presentations (select one of the following):

▪ Gerry Spence, Trial by Fire (New York: William Morrow and Co., 1986)

▪ Gerry Spence, Of Murder and Madness (New York: St. Martin's, 1995)

▪ Gerry Spence, The Smoking Gun (New York: Scribner, 1999)

▪ Gerry Spence, Half-Moon and Empty Stars (New York: Scribner, 2001)

Recommended Reading:

▪ Gerry Spence, The Making of a Country Lawyer (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1996)

▪ Gerry Spence, Gerry Spence's Wyoming: The Landscape: Photographs and Poetry (New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000)

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