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Criminal Mitigation: Humanizing the Client Toward a Better Outcome

Criminal Mitigation: Humanizing the Client Toward a Better Outcome


This program provides an advanced overview of criminal mitigation to criminal defense lawyers, and reviews various humanizing processes that a criminal law attorney can utilize to better advocate for his or her client. Mark Silver discusses how the use of psychological analysis, which can also impact the factual analysis of the case, can paint a more positive picture of a client and increase their chances of success in the courtroom. Both experienced and novice lawyers will gain important insight into various criteria to consider and deploy at the pre-sentence or pre-plea stage of representation.

Learning Objectives:

I.  Summarize the definition and applicability of mitigation to a defendant's case

II.  Identify the multi-purpose uses of mitigation in the course of defense

III. Understand how criminal mitigation can best assist one's client

IV. Describe which clients most benefit from criminal mitigation and why


Mark S. Silver, MA, MSW, LCSW, PsyD, JD, Criminal, Family, & Immigration Licensed Clinical Social Worker Forensics, Mitigation, and Legal Consultation

Non-Member Price: $150.00
Published Date:
  • September 30, 2020
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VJF71
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 0.5
Skills Credit(s):
  • 0.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 1.0