July 12, 2017 Articles

The Old-Timer’s Approach to Litigation: First, Draft Jury Instructions

Your litigation strategy may be enhanced by drafting a set of jury instructions at the outset of your new case.

By Edward A. Marod

One of the most efficient ways to start work on a new litigation matter, whether or not it is likely to be tried by a jury, is to draft jury instructions. And one of the most efficient ways to do this is to go to the standard (or pattern or suggested) jury instructions published by the relevant jurisdiction and use them to draft your own. 

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