2021 August

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Articles in this issue:
Recovering attorney fees through requests for admissions

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

2021 August


Making the grade

Making the grade

A primer on litigating sexual-abuse cases against public school districts

Jane Reilley

2021 August


Starting all over again

After years in a partnership, becoming a sole practitioner has rewards and more than its share of challenges

Chuck Geerhart

2021 August


Preparing for and defeating bogus 998 objections

Preparing for and defeating bogus 998 objections

Plaintiff should consider an early 998 offer both for heightened pressure to negotiate a settlement and financial reward if the offer is beaten at trial

Olivia K. Leary
Eustace de Saint Phalle

2021 August


Building your firm’s culture in a remote environment

Practical advice for firms that want to transition permanently to a remote environment

Eric L. Toscano
Rachel D. Hamilton
Nicole Lionetti

2021 August


Advocating for low-wage workers

“Essential workers” already labored under difficult conditions and faced high rates of poverty before the pandemic

Jennifer A. Reisch

2021 August


Can your client’s helper join the meeting?

Protecting attorney-client privilege when third parties are involved in discussions with you

Clifton Smoot

2021 August


Free and safe public education

Civil actions when schools turn a blind eye to bullying

Christa Ramey

2021 August


Profile: Laurel Halbany

Profile: Laurel Halbany

Asbestos lawyer battles a silent, invisible killer and its enablers

Stephen Ellison

2021 August


Production line

Strategic uses for requests for production

Miles B. Cooper

2021 August

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