Marjorie McDiarmid
Supporting the AALS Clinical Section Tech Committee Presentation

Interviewing timeline

The goal of this material is to demonstrate the use of a timeline in interviewing a client.


D. Binder, P. Bergman, S. Price and P. Tremblay, Lawyers as Counselors:  A Client-Centered Approach (2004)

Timemap at
Timelines can also be used to organize case materials and as visual aids at trial.  See the CaseSoft link above for information on using TimeMap.

Another means of case organization is the proof chart or, as I prefer to call it, the Elements Matrix.  For an example of such a chart see