This unique legal guide details the current civil court judges' expectations and preferences to help you make the best of your litigation efforts. Explore the egregious errors you must avoid at all costs so as not to jeopardize your case. Learn how to impress the judges and build your reputation with the court - order today!
What Attorneys MUST Know About the Local Court Procedure
Summary Judgment Hearings - What Information the Judge Needs to Make a Ruling
Keys to a Successful Pre-Trial Conference
Case Scheduling and Keeping the Court Apprised of Case Updates
Issues that Should be Resolved Without the Judges' Involvement
Your Briefs: What Judges Don't Want to See and How to Get to the Point Quickly
HON. DAVID W. ABBOTT is the Assistant Presiding Superior Court Judge in the Sacramento County Superior Court.
HON. JAMES P. ARGUELLES is a Superior Court Judge in the Sacramento County Superior Court.
HON. STEVEN K. AUSTIN is a Superior Court Judge in the Contra Costa County Superior Court.
HON. BEN DAVIDIAN is a Superior Court Judge in the Sacramento County Superior Court.
HON. DAVID DE ALBA is the Presiding Superior Court Judge in the Sacramento County Superior Court.
MODERATOR - GARY SCOTT DECKER is the principal of Decker Law Offices in Sacramento, and has been an author and presenter of National Business Institute seminars for over 25 years. Since 1977, his areas of practice have included business and civil litigation, legal ethics litigation and counseling, workers’ compensation subrogation, state and federal appeals, alternative dispute resolution, personal injury and insurance defense, insurance coverage law, unlawful detainer, and foreclosure litigation. Mr. Decker earned his B.A. degree from the University of California, Davis School of Law; and his J.D. degree from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. He is a past-president of the Sacramento County Bar Association.
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