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Posts from the ‘Litigation Section’ Category

11
Sep
Cover of NWLawyer September 2017

It’s Here: The September Issue of NWLawyer

 

Inside the latest issue of NWLawyer, you’ll find: cross-examination tips from one of the state’s leading trial lawyers; an in-depth look at the use of police body-worn cameras in Washington; and an exploration of mandatory malpractice insurance.

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8
Feb

In the Latest NWLawyer: Fundamental Concepts for Jury Selection

Cover of February 2016 NWLawyer
The February issue of NWLawyer features trial attorney Paul Luvera and his top-10 tips for jury selection.

Cover of February 2016 NWLawyerIn the February 2016 issue of NWLawyer, trial attorney Paul Luvera shares his top 10 tips for jury selection — along with some memorable quotes from great thinkers. Here are a few of our favorites. Read more »

26
Jan

Court of Appeals Cites Common Law Roots of Lawyer-Witness Rule in Overturning Conviction

A young lawyer takes the witness stand in court
A state appeals court points to the common law roots of the “lawyer-witness rule” in overturning a criminal conviction.

A young lawyer takes the witness stand in courtA state appeals court points to the common law roots of the “lawyer-witness rule” in overturning a criminal conviction. Read more »

6
Aug

What Is a ‘Necessary’ Witness under the Lawyer-Witness Rule?

A young lawyer takes the witness stand in court
The Court of Appeals weighs in on the meaning of “necessary witness” when considering if a trial counsel can be called to the stand.

A young lawyer takes the witness stand in courtThe Court of Appeals weighs in on the meaning of “necessary witness” in considering when a trial attorney can be called to the stand in his own case. Read more »

18
Feb

What’s the Statue of Limitations on Minor Medical Malpractice Claims?

medical malpractice
Learn how Schroeder v. Weighall, M.D. impacts med-mal claims by minors.

medical malpracticeA minor’s medical malpractice claim has traditionally been subject to the same statute of limitation requirements as that of an adult. However, the recent Washington Supreme Court decision of Schroeder v. Weighall, M.D., et al., has declared RCW 4.16.190(2) unconstitutional.

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