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126 pages
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Pre-Trial Conferences
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Part of the Canada Practice Guides Civil Litigation Series This concise, practical work will assist lawyers and judges to understand the nature, aims and processes of this very special procedure that forms an increasingly central part of the civil justice system. This is your most complete and up-to-date source for all the information needed to properly prepare for, attend at and effectively conduct a pre-trial conference. The author specifically addresses such issues as • location and timing • drafting the pre-trial conference memorandum • setting the tone and mood • role of the judge • reporting to your client • orders for costs • use of ADR techniques. Extensive appendices include a precedent pre-trial conference memoranda for plaintiff and defence counsel, checklists derived from English and U.S. courts, and charts illustrating common barriers to negotiation and suggested solutions.
About the Author
Marvin J. Huberman is a senior Toronto litigation lawyer. He is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a specialist in civil litigation, and he is a mediator, arbitrator, former administrative law judge, and adjunct law professor at Osgoode Hall Law School. He is a published author, including Carswell's texts entitled, Civil Actions, Appellate Advocacy, and Pre-Trial Conferences. Mr. Huberman is a tenacious, effective litigator with demonstrated integrity, professional judgment, and a trail of success. His website is: