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Tower Publishing is New England's leading independent legal and business publisher. For decades we have been a trusted source for well researched legal titles and comprehensive business directories. We are the publisher of one of the oldest reference directories in the country, the New Hampshire Register, first published in 1772. Through our journey from lead typesetting to PDFs, we have remained steadfast in our commitment to providing our customers with the best publications available. Our books are authored by leading experts in their respective fields, from law professors to practitioners to judges.

 

Books

Do Your Divorce Right - Straight Talk From Family Court Judges

Publication Year: 2011
Price: $15.00 to subscribe (Term: 365 Days)
Author: Hon. Andrew HortonHon. John David Kennedy

Description:

This book is written for people who aren't lawyers and who are thinking about going to family court, who are already involved with a family law case, or who have a family member or friend involved in a pending or active family law case.

As judges, the authors have presided over more than 10,000 trials or other courtroom events in family law cases. Law firms may find this book helpful for their clients to understand the divorce process.

Divorce is one of the most significant life-changing experiences a person will ever live through. However, it is a process, not an event. The process goes on long after the legal aspects of the divorce are complete. The process operates on at least four levels - legal, emotional, financial, spiritual. This book attempts to address all of these levels in an interrelated manner.

From Crash to Courtroom- Collision Reconstruction for Lawyers and Law Enforcement

Publication Year: 2004
Price: $125.00 to subscribe (Term: 365 Days)
Author: John B. Kwasnoski

Description:

Authored by John Kwasnoski, one of America’s leading experts on motor vehicle crash reconstruction, From Crash to Courtroom teaches attorneys what to look for when examining an accident reconstruction expert’s report, and explains in detail numerous potential errors an attorney may encounter. Of equal importance to law enforcement professionals, Kwasnoski’s work also addresses such critical issues as proper evidence collection and effective crash analysis using the correct application of mathematical equations.

From Crash to Courtroom is devoted to ensuring that the science behind traffic collision reports is accurate, and explains how many seemingly accurate findings may in fact be scientifically incorrect. Examples range from the improper use of the non-deployment of an airbag to “prove” a low impact speed to the deliberate misapplication of computer software to supply desired videos and graphs. At its heart, From Crash to Courtroom teaches readers how to be more critical of more...

The Best Story Wins

Publication Year: 2010
Price: $30.00 to subscribe (Term: 365 Days)
Author: John Bobo. Esq.

Description:

Required reading for the new prosecutor. By John Bobo, a legendary legal educator and former prosecutor himself. The Best Story Wins examines the critical role of storytelling in effective advocacy. Mr. Bobo imparts readers with the wisdom that leads to winning at trial - crafting a theme for your case, effectively battling defense attorneys, and communicating with both judges and juries in memorable ways.

Nationally recognized trainer and former prosecutor, Mr. Bobo offers an essential guide to why the role of storytelling is critical to effective advocacy as well as other lessons of legal jujitsu. Bobo gives readers everything from crafting a theme to battling defense attorneys, and working with judges and juries. Sections also examine how to recognize the symptoms of burnout and maintain a healthy work-life balance.

 

Deskbooks

Maine Bar Directory - 2016 edition

Publication Year: 2016
Price: $55.00 to subscribe (Term: 365 Days)

Description:

Published annually for the last forty years, The Maine Bar Directory is your top information source on the Maine legal community.

Over 700 pages, The Maine Bar Directory provides a wealth of information including:

  • alphabetical and county-by-county listings of lawyers and law firms in Maine,
  • lawyer e-mail addresses and firm websites,
  • the Maine Bar Association by-laws,
  • listings of county Bar Associations,
  • law library addresses,
  • data on federal and state courts and their officers,
  • and information on town clerks, sheriffs and deputies.

    A specialty of law section is included for attorney advertising. In addition, a yellow-pages advertising section lists more than 50 categories of businesses serving the legal community. Used on a daily basis by many law offices and courthouses in Maine, The Maine Bar Directory is an indispensable resource for any practicing Maine attorney.

    The Maine Bar Directory includes contact information for:
    6,109 Attorneys Registered with the Maine Bar listed in the directory
    3,664 Active Maine more...

Maine Environmental and Land Use Statutes Deskbook 2017

Publication Year: 2017
Price: $95.00 to subscribe , $45.00 to renew (Term: 365 Days)
Author: Pierce Atwood’s Environmental & Land Use Practice Group

Description:

This single organized reference source allows easy access to the most frequently used environmental statutes and is a significant benefit to lawyers and municipal officials, as well as the many others who need to refer to Maine’s environmental laws. Many major changes have occurred over the years in Maine's environmental statutes and will continue as the Maine Legislature tries to resolve competing interests regarding the protection, improvement, and use of our environment. Completely updated through the second regular session of the 127th Legislature (April 2016).

Covering all of the most important and frequently used environmental and land use statutes, The Maine Environmental and Land Use Statutes Deskbook is the indispensable guide to environmental law in Maine. Convenient summaries of the statutes at hand are found at the beginning of each section, as are statutory definitions.

Subjects covered include:
  - Forestry Laws
  - Pesticide Use
  - The more...