Welcome to our new column addressing the concerns of solos and small firm lawyers: “Rōnin Reports,” named after those samurai who set out on their own as free agents without a master. Please let us know what you think of our column, and tell us if there are any topics you’d like us to address here. You can e-mail us c/o Jeffrey Allen, Editor-in-Chief, at email@example.com.
When a complex problem arises, you sometimes need outside help—especially when litigation is involved. Litigation can and will drain away all your available hours. An expert can be of tremendous assistance during these times: in pre-litigation planning, document review, deposition preparation, and especially if and when litigation gets to trial.