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One of the advantages of negotiation over litigation is that it enables us to look for value-creating opportunities.
When it comes to settlement negotiations, money is usually not the entire picture. Parties generally have more than just cash to offer; it’s a question of coming up with the right combination…
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If a client fears a family member may resort to violence, consider getting a gun violence restraining order.
According to an alarming 2014 FBI study, nearly 68% of homicides involved the use of firearms, with over a quarter of victims killed by a family member. From these numbers alone, it’s clear to see …
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 Here's how to determine which format to use when producing electronic data in discovery.
Producing electronic data in discovery can be complicated by format issues: How do you determine which format to use?
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Traditional property insurance doesn't cut it when it comes to data breaches. Here's a look at the better options.
Given the increasingly digital landscape of today’s economy, the most valuable asset for many businesses is their computer data. According to a 2015 study, the average cost of a data breach f…
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Here are tips for delegating to contract or junior attorneys -- and getting the results you want.
Have you ever delegated work to a contract or associate attorney and been disappointed with the result? It may be that you need to improve your delegating skills. Here are some tips to help you get…
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Judge Kramer identified five axioms to guide litigants in complex litigation matters.
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Get answers to common questions attorneys have when transitioning to a new practice area--and ask some of your own!
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Here’s what to include in your fee agreement to get your costs covered.
When you’re working for a contingent fee, i.e., you’ll be paid a percentage of the recovery, don’t forget to discuss the payment of costs in your fee agreement with your client. H…
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Take a look at what constitutes a timely objection at trial.
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This is a place for California attorneys and other legal professionals to discuss new legal developments and to share practice tips. It's also a great place to ask general questions about your law practice. Please don't just post articles here -- comment on an existing post before you post one of your own. Welcome! Join the conversation!
 
 
If you’ve decided to make a change in your practice area, you’re not alone! Here are responses to questions we got from others in the same boat.
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Confidentiality can get tricky when you're representing multiple clients in the same matter (e.g., business partners or spouses). Here's some guidance.
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If you're named conservator over someone suffering from dementia (and his or her estate), take these steps right away.
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Here are some universal principles of cross-examination to apply in any situation.
Your approach to cross-examination will vary depending on the “type” of witness being examined, e.g., the hostile witness, the flippant witness, the timid witness, or the sympathetic an…
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Cortney Shegerian, an associate attorney with Los Angeles based Shegerian & Associates, has dedicated her career to protecting the rights of anyone who has been wronged by an employer.Shegerian’s practice areas of expertise include discrimination, harassment, whistle blower retaliation and wrongful termination, among others.
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Before you draft your next set of contention interrogatories, review these four tips.
Interrogatories may be the only discovery procedure that can be used to discover a party’s contentions. You can use them to ask an opponent to state whether he or she makes a particular legal…
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When it comes to contract effective and termination dates, don’t get sloppy!
Among the most important terms to include in any contract are the effective date and termination date. Don’t get sloppy when it comes to these key terms.
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Use this checklist to move for summary judgment without missing a step.
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Use this checklist to avoid mistakes when forming a nonprofit.
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When deciding whether to make a motion, consider the factors listed in this blog post.
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