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Civil Litigation, 5th Edition
By: David Stockwood, Q.C.
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Civil Litigation, 5th Edition sets out a simple system for the preparation and presentation of a civil action. The book covers all topics essential to bringing a civil action, as well as to organizing and managing a civil litigation practice. Written by a respected and senior civil litigator, the book offers crucial practical guidance to the novice litigator and general practitioner. Each chapter provides an overview of a step in a proceeding and concludes with a list of references to easy-to-find Rules, texts, articles and papers. An entire new part, titled Variations, contains four chapters covering: Case Management, the Commercial List, the Simplified Rules, and Class Proceedings. The book contains 14 thorough checklists, covering critical topics such as remedies, limitations, interlocutory proceedings, pleadings, pre-trial notices, enforcement and appeals. Includes an impressive collection of forms for letters and court documents, necessary for all steps in a civil action.
About the Author
David Stockwood, Q.C., a senior partner at Stockwoods LLP, is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and founder of the Private Court, one of Ontario’s first alternative dispute resolution organizations. Mr. Stockwood practises in the areas of corporate/commercial litigation, professional negligence, intellectual property litigation, professional discipline, health law, defamation and administrative law. In 2005, he received the Law Society Medal, highest honour bestowed by The Law Society of Upper Canada, for his work as a respected arbitrator, mediator and author in the legal profession. Mr. Stockwood is the author of Civil Litigation, 5th Edition.