opposing counsel


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opposing counsel

n (Jur) → Anwalt m/Anwältin fder Gegenpartei
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She could not agree that "all" forms of ex parte communication between treating physicians and opposing counsel should be permitted The ex parte communication did not occur as part of formal discovery.
The prosecution and defense attorneys then question the defendant and can request the opportunity to cross-examine the defendant or redirect questions, following questioning from the opposing counsel. At the conclusion of the testimony, the attorneys make closing statements and sentencing recommendations.
Counsel should listen carefully to the discussion between the Court and opposing counsel and be prepared to speak to that discussion, as necessary.
I last wrote about the ethics of the use of email tracking software by lawyers in December 2016, after the Alaska Bar Association Ethics Committee concluded in Opinion 2016-1 (online: https://alaskabar.org/wp-content/uploads/2016-1.pdf ) that even if the use of email tracking software is disclosed, its application to emails sent to opposing counsel is ultimately both dishonest and unethical.
Wells said he was motivated by a case he was involved in where opposing counsel engaged in egregious frivolous actions, was sanctioned by the Third District Court of Appeal for actions taken at both the trial court and on appeal, and then saw a grievance he filed against the attorney dismissed by the local grievance committee.
The OLR also alleges that, in the same case, Cole failed to respond to discovery requests, failed to prosecute his clients case, failed to respond to opposing counsel and failed to place the $4,500 advance fee the client paid him into his trust account.
It details common strategies for the deposition of an adverse witness, for obtaining complete information; encouraging deponents to provide the desired answer; responding to incomplete, evasive, or non-responsive answers; undermining harmful testimony; and responding to inconsistent or implausible statements; as well as how to respond to objections, instructions not to answer, and obstructionist behavior of opposing counsel. It also outlines techniques for preparing to depose adverse witnesses; taking special depositions, including those of an adverse expert, a Rule 30(b)(6) deponent, and those to preserve the testimony of one's own witness for trial; and strategies for preparing a client or witness for deposition and defending at depositions taken by opposing counsel.
The more difficult task is protecting information produced for others with whom there is no contract, such as opposing counsel and their vendors and experts.
And even when familiar with a firm or a specific lawyer, the company may not have experience with that firm or lawyer in front of a specific judge or across the table from opposing counsel, or may have other concerns such as budgeting or how well that firm has dealt with its internal teams in similar matters.
You've even cooperated with your opposing counsel the entire time.
Attorney's Office to pay $4,000 for the work created for the opposing counsel, Pat James, by improperly moving the civil case that USA Drug's parent company filed against a former executive, Garret Sorensen, from state court to federal court.
A lawyer who over-identifies with the client in dealings with opposing counsel or the court and reflects the client's position right or wrong is not performing a service for the client, and the lawyer's reputation is being degraded in the process.