2021 July

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Articles in this issue:
Supervising the civil division of the LA County Superior Court during the pandemic

Supervising the civil division of the LA County Superior Court during the pandemic

We will be able to keep the wheels of justice moving forward notwithstanding continuing obstacles

David J. Cowan

2021 July



Effective courtroom lawyering - don't annoy the judge!

Effective courtroom lawyering - don't annoy the judge!

Don’t annoy the judge. Why would you want to annoy the person you are trying to convince?

Steven J. Kleifield

2021 July


Civil litigation in a post-pandemic world

Civil litigation in a post-pandemic world

The “new normal” will be nothing like what we knew before 2020

Michelle Williams Court

2021 July


Admit or deny

Most attorneys misunderstand and/or improperly use Requests for Admission

Randolph M. Hammock

2021 July


Navigating PI cases in the Los Angeles Superior Court

Navigating PI cases in the Los Angeles Superior Court

Each of the five PI Hub courts have an inventory of over 9,000 cases

Stephanie Bowick
Daniel M. Crowley

2021 July


The Beverly Reid O’Connell Power Lunch program

The Beverly Reid O’Connell Power Lunch program

Relaunched in a virtual format, program helps high school students explore legal careers

Elaine Lu

2021 July


Trying cases in trying times

Trying cases in trying times

A look at how we pulled off one of the first jury trials since the Pandemic began

Mark Mooney

2021 July


The reasonable demand

How you can avoid receiving the insurer’s pesky “unable to accept or reject” letter

Phillip Younglove

2021 July


Appellate Reports

Appellate Reports

Court publishes contempt order after attorney uses rehearing petition to rant about the legal system

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2021 July


L.A. Trial Lawyers’ Charities is CAALA’s endorsed charity

Implementing David Ball’s advice on how to change the image of trial attorneys

Stuart Zanville

2021 July


Forced arbitration

New AAJ report examines lack of diversity among arbitrators

Linda A. Lipsen

2021 July


The wheels of justice

In Loomis v. Amazon and AB 1182, the court system and the legislative process collided, and consumers won

Lea-Ann Tratten

2021 July


Moving forward

We move forward because there’s no alternative

Cynthia Craig

2021 July


Resilience

Volunteer settlement officers with ten years’ litigation experience are needed for LASC’s new virtual MSC program

Genie Harrison

2021 July

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