2024 January

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Articles in this issue:
Isn’t it true there is a different way to cross-examine at trial?

Isn’t it true there is a different way to cross-examine at trial?

Yes! Using open-ended questions to keep feeding rope to the defense expert witness until she hangs herself

Benny Khorsandi
Brian G. Beecher

2024 January


Don’t let the defense misuse social media to depict your client

How defendants misrepresent a plaintiff’s condition through social media

Eustace de Saint Phalle
Shana M. Nazarian

2024 January


“Go Big!”

Make this your year to try a case – you don’t have to do it alone

2024 January


A look at CAOC’s endorsed legislative candidates in 2024

Electing legislators who will fight to protect Californians’ legal rights

Lea-Ann Tratten

2024 January


Priorities in the new year

AI and federal privacy legislation must prioritize the rights and safety of the American people over the corporate profits of Big Tech

Linda A. Lipsen

2024 January


New year. New activities. New voices. One resolution.

Many events are planned this year that offer ways for you to give back to the community

Michelle M. West

2024 January


Appellate Briefs

Contractors hired by DOD and removal of their complaints to federal court. Also, premises liability and the negligent undertaking theory; and, reduction of attorney fees based on incivility of counsel

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2024 January


Show me what you got

Major California civil procedure changes with new mandatory disclosures (CCP § 2016.090)

Miles B. Cooper

2024 January


The intersection of civil torts and workers’ comp

The intersection of civil torts and workers’ comp

Counsel must work together to protect WC benefits while maximizing the civil award

James (“Jim”) G. Butler
Ramona Atanacio

2024 January


Disability claims and the statute of limitations

Disability claims and the statute of limitations

Bennett v. Ohio National: Withholding of benefits in the future does not start the statute of limitations in the present

Bill Foster

2024 January


The good shepherd

The good shepherd

Identifying and shepherding your witnesses for trial

Mansour Soltanmoradi

2024 January


Pre-litigation through litigation: A timeline

Pre-litigation through litigation: A timeline

PI practice is a matter of deadlines. Here are the most important

Ted Ravan

2024 January


The use of qualified settlement funds at the end of a case

The use of qualified settlement funds at the end of a case

QSFs are used to avoid conflicts both between multiple attorneys and multiple plaintiffs, providing income to plaintiffs while disputes are resolved

David Higgins

2024 January


How to successfully try cases in federal court

How to successfully try cases in federal court

Trying a case in federal court is nothing to be afraid of but you must know the rules, especially the judge’s “local, local rules”

Ashley M. Conlogue

2024 January


The benefits of using treating doctors at trial

The benefits of using treating doctors at trial

Testimony of treating doctors in a PI trial can provide a unique blend of credibility, relatability, and expertise

Robert Glassman
Jon Davidi

2024 January


Trial analytics

Trial analytics

Using math to improve trial outcomes

David Caditz

2024 January


Grandma’s bank account got hit by a fraudster

Grandma’s bank account got hit by a fraudster

Federal and state laws that may help victims of elder fraud recover from financial institutions and credit-reporting agencies

Nick Barthel

2024 January


Improv for trial

Improv for trial

Be prepared to be unprepared; learn to manage your fear of the unexpected

Brian Breiter
Joseph Limbaugh

2024 January


“What do you want to be?”

Seeing a woman who looked like me, from my community and who was a lawyer, made my dream seem possible. If I could see it, I could be it

Ibiere N. Seck

2024 January

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