2021 December

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Articles in this issue:
Valuing your appeal

Valuing your appeal

A formulaic way of deciding when outsourcing the appeal to appellate counsel makes sense

Janet R. Gusdorff

2021 December


Take a deep breath

Take a deep breath

Ten seemingly intractable appellate problems that can be fixed

Judith Posner
Gerald Serlin

2021 December


Keeping the “material” in material facts

Keeping the “material” in material facts

Understanding how to dispute, and draft, material facts is a critical tool in your summary judgment arsenal

Alyssa Kim Schabloski

2021 December


Juror declarations

Juror declarations

Why juror declarations are key in new trial motions – and on appeal

Valerie T. McGinty

2021 December


When it comes to evidentiary issues on appeal, hindsight can’t be 20/20

When it comes to evidentiary issues on appeal, hindsight can’t be 20/20

A look at four common scenarios that can make a difference in whether your appeal goes forward

Holly Boyer
Shea Murphy

2021 December


Effective appellate mediation

Effective appellate mediation

A closer look at the mediation of a defense appeal from a money judgment

Herb Fox

2021 December


Remotely appealing

Remotely appealing

The accumulated wisdom of remote argument in the appellate courts

David Zarmi

2021 December


Pleading punitive damages

Pleading punitive damages

Perform a thorough investigation so your complaint can survive motion practice. We take a special look at punitive damages in DUI cases

Andrew Owen

2021 December


What I learned in ten years of practicing law

Start your own practice sooner rather than later

Michael Rubinstein

2021 December


Appellate Reports

Court looks at Medi-Cal liens and the published-compilation exception to the hearsay rule for evidence

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2021 December


Senate committee approves arbitration-reform bill

Would end forced arbitration for sexual assault and harassment claims

Linda A. Lipsen

2021 December


CAOC prepares to battle initiatives on attorney’s fees, PAGA

Attorney fees ballot initiative would cap contingency fees at 20%, an unprecedented limit

Jacquie Serna
Saveena K. Takhar

2021 December


Ends are not bad things

We can see the future of CAALA through the lens of last year’s accomplishments

Genie Harrison

2021 December


Giving, gratitude and the hope for future success

Top Gun winners announced at annual awards and charity gala; charitable giving breaks record

Cynthia Craig

2021 December


My last column

Farewell, thank you and words from some unexpected people

Stuart Zanville

2021 December


Stuart, we will miss you as a leader and a friend

Members pay tribute to the retiring executive director, Stuart Zanville

Genie Harrison

2021 December

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