This essay presents the elements of a problem solving approach to legal practice, taken from Professor Menkel-Meadow's work on legal negotiation. The article reviews different orientations and approaches to legal problem solving, suggests some different questions to be asking about legal and social problems and briefly explores the role of creativity in legal problem solving.
Menkel-Meadow, Carrie J.
"When Winning Isn't Everything: The Lawyer as Problem Solver,"
Hofstra Law Review: Vol. 28
, Article 4.
Available at: http://scholarlycommons.law.hofstra.edu/hlr/vol28/iss4/4