Discovery Techniques

A Practical Guide to the Discovery Process in Civil Actions


The discovery process is an opportunity for litigators to better serve their clients. This handbook examines various issues that arise during the discovery process; focuses the reader on questions and topics that allow improvement in performance; and offers examples and exercises that demonstrate best practices, common errors, and methods to deal with difficult situations.

Table of Contents

Preface: Discovery Techniques: Use of This Handbook
Introduction: The Role of Discovery in Civil Litigation
Chapter 1: Specific Techniques for Examinations for Discovery
Chapter 2: Best Practices
Chapter 3: Bad Habits to Avoid
Chapter 4: How to Deal With Unclear Answers
Chapter 5: Judgment Calls: The Tactics of Discovery
Chapter 6: Before the Examination
Chapter 7: Conclusion
About the Author

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