Lets Give Them Something To Talk About

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Have you heard about the amendment to the FRCP Rule 34, which relates to early requests?  Well, it’s definitely something to talk about.  The courts are doing their best to assist counsel by arming them with as much information as possible before the ‘meet and confer’.  The amended rule reads: Early Rule 34 Requests A. Time to deliver. More than … Read More

No Spin Zone

Most of us know that several states (at least 25) and even some local bars have adopted the ethical duty rule that requires lawyers to stay “technically competent” as part of the ethical obligations of their license to practice law.  The official language reads as follows: ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, Comment 8 to Model Rule 1.1: Maintaining Competence … Read More