Recent Practice Points

How Disregard for Res Judicata Can Lead to Sanctions under Rule 11

By Hunter Waters – November 30, 2020 | Knowing assertion of already decided comic-book claims and a false statement results in $1 million sanction on plaintiff and $250,000 sanction on her lawyers.

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Discovery When Opposing a Pro Se Litigant

By Lori Gayle Nuckolls – June 17, 2020 | Themes and theories of discovery to keep in mind when the other side represents themselves.

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Spoliation Sanctions and How to Avoid Them

By Dalila Hoover – June 17, 2020 | Amended Rule 37(e) provides a uniform standard for imposing sanctions when assessing the degree of accountability for nonpreservation.

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Sound Advice Podcasts

Top Tips for Taking and Defending Remote Depositions

Considering taking a remote deposition while working from home? Learn from Mason Farmani, CEO of Barkley Court Reporters, about the various virtual options, how to prepare, and avoiding technical snafus! (22:25 min.)

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8 Tips for Engaging in Virtual Mediation

In this program, Tanya Greene provides eight practical tips for attorneys who are interested in participating in a virtual mediation. (8:12 min.)

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Pretrial Practice & Discovery

Learn how to get involved with the Pretrial Practice & Discovery Committee and maximize your Section membership!