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Highlights of the March Contra Costa Lawyer Litigation edition include articles on discovery sanctions, forensic expert cross-examination, police excessive force cases and more.
Highlights of the October 2014 Contra Costa Lawyer edition include articles on bankruptcy, the Sham Guaranty Defense, Right to Repair Act, equity stripping and more.
The answer definitely is not to continue with the litigation as though nothing has changed.
Litigation funders also argue that they are like insurance companies, but insurance companies are highly regulated, and funders are not regulated at all. Moreover, insurance companies don’t charge 40 percent a year.
This article provides a step-by-step explanation of how to obtain and implement a writ of attachment in a financial elder abuse case.
Judge Mockler’s pupilage group put on a rousing, energetic Jeopardy-like contest centered around animal law.
CASA currently serves close to 15 percent of the children and youth in foster care in Contra Costa County. You do not need to be a juvenile law attorney to be a CASA volunteer. In fact, volunteers come from all walks of life.
A threatening statement was provided in three different contexts: rap song, YouTube video and Facebook post. How does the law handle this?
Judge Goldstein’s induction ceremony took place on March 4, 2016. Master of Ceremonies, William (Bill) Green, Director of the CCCBA’s Criminal Conflict Program, introduced the speakers.
We, as attorneys, should strive to add to, and not detract from, the concept of law as a noble, respectful and dignified institution and process.
SELF-STUDY MCLE: How you conduct yourself through the discovery process is crucial and can have tremendous consequences for your client’s case.
You must consider at the outset what material is available online about your client and manage the client’s online presence, to the extent it is ethical to do so.
The civil litigator who first steps into probate litigation may have a bit of an awakening…
Thinking in terms of the scientific method may help you confront and challenge an expert witness’s analysis in court litigation.
Plaintiff’s attorneys must navigate a veritable minefield before arriving at a favorable settlement or verdict. This article will explore some of the basic preliminary steps in handling such cases.
In 2015, the Legislature took steps to slow some of the PAGA litigation. Employers now have a limited ability to avoid litigation by curing two types of alleged violations.
This Inns group showcased how not to act in front of judges. Whether you are being extremely rude or extremely obsequious, judges do not really need either.
With so much of our communication moving online and into various apps, even email can seem quaint at times.
While the law regarding social media use in the workplace is slow to adapt, here is a look at some of the not-so-obvious traps and what employers can do.
There is a California Rule of Court that codifies the legislature’s intent to promote appearances in court by telephone in civil cases, designed to improve access to the courts and reduce litigation costs.