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Litigation Journal | Fall 2023: Game On

Volume 50, Issue 1



Pat Disbennett

In litigation, we often face and must overcome adversity. Adversity tends to expose weaknesses, so identifying and solving weaknesses is important in litigating cases.

Oct 26, 2023 8 min read

Away Games

David Oscar Markus

Choose the right local counsel, review the local rules, especially about speaking to the press, researching jurors, and interviewing jurors after the trial.

Oct 26, 2023 6 min read

Armchair Quarterbacks

Lynda C. Shely

Stay away from people who have fired their past three lawyers, who want to control all aspects of a matter--including decisions only a lawyer should make.

Oct 26, 2023 11 min read

Lawyer's Poker

Lawrence D. Rosenberg

Weighing the odds is paramount in undertaking a careful analysis of the case's value, strengths, and weaknesses.

Oct 26, 2023 21 min read

The Legal Process

Casey A. Dennis

At trial, "The Process" means sticking to your principles, and thinking about how the judge and jury will interpret your words.

Oct 24, 2023 9 min read


Sportsmanship in Litigation and Law

Anne Marie Seibel

Differences in race, socioeconomic status, and political persuasion tend to fade away in a packed sports stadium.

Oct 24, 2023 3 min read

To Err Is Human

Hon. Roy K. Altman

We love sports, because, at their apogee, sports allow us to experience a human being who has managed to surmount his own imperfections.

Oct 24, 2023 6 min read

Play the Game

Kenneth P Nolan

Pretending that winning is unimportant is horrible preparation for that cruel, miserable world out there.

Oct 24, 2023 7 min read