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Young Lawyers Journal: Pretrial Procedure in State and Federal Court: 90 Days before Trial: Part 1

Getting ready for trial can be a challenging experience, as you obsessively recheck the completeness of your evidence, and prepare to tell your client's story to the jury. The thoroughness of your efforts directly affects the likelihood of your success, and avoiding unpleasant surprises is a top priority.
This article provides an overview of important procedural requirements that attend trial preparation in Circuit Court and District Court in the three month period before trial. This article will appear in two consecutive monthly installments. The first part focuses on "consolidating your position." The second part will address trial preparation itself, with a focus on the final pretrial conference.
To read the entire article, click on the link below.