2022 January

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Articles in this issue:
Using <em>Sanchez</em> to your advantage

Using Sanchez to your advantage

Both sides have filed nonsense motions to exclude expert testimony based on hearsay

Michelle Buxton Hemesath

2022 January


Recovering attorney fees through requests for admissions

Motions for cost-of-proof sanctions are challenging because section 2033.420 includes multiple hurdles and defenses

Blair J. Berkley

2022 January


Be generous

You’ll get back a lot more than you give

2022 January



Winter convention in Palm Springs to feature 30 speakers with programming focused on your practice

Also: Please sign a pledge to support racial diversity and inclusion in your firm

Linda A. Lipsen

2022 January


Persuasion Science for Trial Lawyers

It deserves to join the Pantheon of trial-practice texts

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2022 January


Appellate Reports

Bad-faith failure to settle examined based on contract law principle; also, COVID business interruption coverage

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2022 January


It’s not what you say, but how you say it

It’s not what you say, but how you say it

How your body can put emphasis on the spoken word in trial

John F. Denove

2022 January


Being yourself at trial

“The bigger, overarching question is, do you play it safe – e.g., keep it simple, not go for home runs – or go big?”

Seth Rosenberg

2022 January


Storyteller, not advocate

Storyteller, not advocate

Creating space for your client to tell her story at trial

Julia Yoo

2022 January


“Rumpole doesn’t know the law…”

“Rumpole doesn’t know the law…”

The ethical and moral dilemmas of representing a client in litigation

Skip Walker

2022 January


Learning over a lifetime

Learning over a lifetime

A curated collection of advice from eleven veteran trial lawyers for when you’re “up before the beak”

Shane Hapuarachy

2022 January


Kickin’ it with Kennemur

A Kennemur objection can strike fear into the heart of a trial attorney. Could Easterby have helped you?

Casey Hultin
Ashley Laiken

2022 January


Using visual evidence to tell compelling stories at trial

Using visual evidence to tell compelling stories at trial

Bringing together your demonstrative and substantive evidence at trial

Rachel Gezerseh

2022 January


Video-tracking evidence is admissible in California

Video-tracking evidence is admissible in California

What is video tracking? A look at People v. Tran and how video-tracking could be helpful in civil cases

Michael D. Marcus

2022 January



Adjusting to the new normal

CAALA recognizes the importance of returning to in-person gatherings

2022 January

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