September 07, 2018 Articles

Guide for Young Lawyers Going to Trial in Civil Cases

For those in a small firm without a supervising attorney, or for those who are uncomfortable asking for help, here are some recommendations for young lawyers who need to get ready for their first trial.

by Mark A. Romance

You just received the order advising that your first civil trial will take place in a few months. Settlement in the case is impossible and this one is really going to trial. While the idea of going to trial seemed exciting and glamorous before, now that it is really going to happen, the fantasy quickly fades and reality sets in. Never fear, you can do a great job for your client as long as you work hard, stay organized, and prepare.

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