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The Wagstaffe Group Practice Guides

Litigate with Confidence:

  • Federal Civil Procedure Before Trial
  • California Pretrial Civil Procedure Practice Guide


The Wagstaffe Group Practice Guide: Federal Civil Procedure Before Trial is the one resource no civil litigator should be without and the NEW California Pretrial Civil Procedure Guide by the Wagstaffe Group* is a must-have resource for all California litigators. They both deliver insight analysis and practical guidance to help you litigate with confidence.

*Available in print, e-book and e-libraries October 15th.

Authority You Can Trust

Renowned author James M. Wagstaffe is a preeminent litigator, law professor and expert on pretrial federal civil procedure. He has authored and co-authored a number of publications, including The Rutter Guide: Federal Civil Procedure Before Trial. As one of the nation’s top authorities on federal civil procedure, Jim has been responsible for the development and delivery of federal law, and regularly educates federal judges and their respective clerk staffs. Jim also currently serves as the Chair of the Federal Judicial Center Foundation Board—a position appointed by the Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

James M. Wagstaffe

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