What do you do when the client lies on the stand? May you represent the sister of your former client in a suit against that client?
Law students address these questions during law school. It has been our experience...more
Just as you should never leave for a trip without a map (or more likely these days, a good GPS), you should never begin preparing a case for a jury without looking at the jury instructions for the claims and defenses pleaded....more
The California Supreme Court’s recent clarification of the fraud exception to the Parol Evidence Rule weakened the effect of contract integration clauses, and may mean lengthier, and more costly, litigation for businesses. ...more
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that could have a big impact on how businesses negotiate contracts containing a forum selection clause. The case, Atlantic Marine Construction Company, Inc. v. J-Crew...more
I recently wrote an article about several 2013 changes to the California Code of Civil Procedure, and how those changes affect in-house counsel. The importance of understanding these changes, however, is not limited to...more