The practical skills required for running and growing your practice are covered in titles California Basic Practice Handbook, California Client Communications Manual, and Fee Agreement Forms Manual, among other valuable resources. These publications are also available in OnLAW, which gives you the added advantages of the web: speed, search capabilities, portability, and links to cited cases and codes. We have many CLE webinars and On Demand programs that address Law Practice Skills as well.
Depend on this comprehensive guide for obtaining judicial review of state and local agency decisions. Includes in-depth treatment of applicable standards of review.
Litigate attorney fee awards with confidence using this comprehensive and nuanced guide, authored by recognized authority Richard M. Pearl.
Learn how to quickly evaluate a case and determine the appropriate range of damages in actions across many practice areas. Includes discussion of the taxability of settlements and judgments.
Rapidly identify frequently encountered issues in a wide array of practice areas; avoid traps that otherwise might be overlooked in evaluating a case; and decide whether a client’s issue is one you can realistically handle. Especially useful for newly admitted practitioners and those transitioning to new practice areas.
Establish and maintain effective communications with your client—from initial contact and retention to the conclusion of a case. This manual provides you with more than 65 sample letters and essential forms, as well as practice tips and succinct discussion of ethical and other issues you must consider in evaluating and representing clients.
Learn from the experts on both sides of this critical area of law. Obtain powerful judgments—and then collect on them! Or discover effective defense strategies and how to respond to a judgment. Understand the traps, tricks, and regulations of collections practice.