Legal Practice

How to look for and find an expert for a subject of law or area of legal practice.

Tips on how to hire and utilize a private investigator.

How lawyers can avoid or reduce the cost incurring the cost of retaining an expert that they do not anticpate will testify, without having that expert's testimony later excluded by a court.

Should law firms have multiple websites or focus their energy on developing a single, comprehensive website.

An assortment of free legal resources providing information about California's courts, laws, court rules, and related matters.

Find out what is involved in performing effective legal research.

Online legal dictionaries and glossaries, which can be crucial to effective legal research and accurate legal writing.

An assortment of free legal resources providing information about Michigan's courts, laws, court rules, and related matters.

Sources of important, free legal forms for courts and government agencies.

When might a lawyer get in trouble for including an honor or rating on their website or in other advertising materials.

What you can do after hiring an expert witness to make better use of your expert.

How to find an expert witness and use the expert effectively when building your case, preparing for trial, and during your expert's testimony.

Big mistakes that lawyers may make when hiring and using expert witnesses, and how those mistakes can damage an otherwise compelling legal case.

How differences between similarly qualified experts may significantly affect your case.

How expert witnesses can prepare for depositions and avoid falling into traps.

Tips for giving effective expert testimony in court.

What do the claims that lawyers make on their websites and in their marketing materials mean, and which claims can help you figure out if a lawyer is truly skilled.

How to maintain a good relationship with your personal injury lawyer, and avoid making mistakes that could harm your injury claim and recovery.

What should you do if you are not happy with your lawyer's work, no longer trust your lawyer, or want to work with a different lawyer? What are the consequences of changing lawyers?

Creating a contract for consulting services through a less formal agreement than a standard contract.

A formal contract for litigation consultants, which can be modified to suit your needs.

Tips for experts who wish to provide the best possible results for client law firms, from establishing credibility through giving effective testimony.

Suggestions for lawyers who need to find and use expert witnesses, or who are preparing to cross-examine an opposing party's expert.

When an expert witness may be permitted to testify beyond the scope of his written report.

Suggestions for preparing an expert for cross-examination.

Considerations when selecting a private investigator or licensed investigator.