A litigator's guide to convincing the judge /

"The book before you is an attempt to distill the advice of judges to practitioners appearing in their courtrooms. After all, judges have seen just about everything, and frankly, they know what works"--

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Kuhne, Cecil C., III, 1952- (Author)
Corporate Author: American Bar Association. Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division (sponsoring body.)
Format: Book
Published: Chicago, llinois : American Bar Association, Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division, 2019
Edition:Second edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • The judicial role
  • What judges like
  • What judges don't like
  • The difficult judge
  • Case management
  • Discovery disputes
  • Pre-trial motions
  • Settlement negotiations
  • Trial : general considerations
  • Trial : relating to the jury
  • Trial : voir dire
  • Trial : opening statements
  • Trial : evidence
  • Trial : closing statements
  • Trial : jury instructions
  • Appeals : general considerations
  • Appeals : briefs
  • Appeals : oral arguments
  • Epilogue: The art of judicial persuasion
  • Appendix A. ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct
  • Appendix B. Code of Conduct for United States Judges
  • Appendix C. Stellar briefs.