The nature of an appeal calls for the need to make a great first impression and not lose one's reputation in the process, explain Arent Fox attorneys.
Knowing how to present the law and facts in a way not only most persuasive but also most appealing can be learned from great authors, says Tami Fisher of UC-Hastings.
By focusing on brief-writing techniques which highlight honesty and straightforwardness, the attorney gains a head start on appeal, explains Charles Bird of McKenna Long & Aldridge.
Understanding the standard of review and the mechanics of a brief are essential to effective appellate argument, says Michael Reedy of McManis Faulkner.
There's work to be done before an attorney sits down to draft and after the last keystroke has been entered, explains Gary Watt of Archer Norris.
In the recent past, the number of fake consumer product imports has skyrocketed, but brand owners and consumers can take preventive steps, says John Baum of Owen, Wickersham & Erickson.
The Sixth District disagrees with the Second on Supreme Court precedent applicability to arbitration waivers, explain Miller Law Group attorneys.
Growing your practice means attracting the right attorneys for the job; oftentimes making the correct recruiting decision is key, say Seth Davis and Claire Currie of Lighthouse Legal Search.
Forty years later, the famous negotiations illuminate useful lessons for today's counsel, says attorney Dan Lawton.
Use the client invoice to communicate the value delivered, accommodate a payment plan and ensure satisfaction and prompt payment, explains Phil Paisley of Interbill Corp.
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