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Posts from the ‘Litigation Section’ Category

21
Nov
Chess

Tips for Deposing Adverse Experts

So you’re going to depose an adverse expert witness. No problem. Whatever type of case you’re litigating, you can weaken the impact of this expert with thorough preparation and an effective strategy. You might even be able to neutralize the expert entirely.

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11
Sep

It’s Here: The September Issue of NWLawyer

Cover of NWLawyer September 2017
Learn cross-examination tips from one of the state’s leading trial lawyers in the September issue.

Cover of NWLawyer September 2017Inside 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. You can also take our 11-question quiz to test your knowledge on gender barriers. See how much you know about ways to end gender stereotypes and learn how to help advance women in the legal profession. Read more »

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 »