5 Tips For Trial Lawyers In Bankruptcy Court

Law360, New York (June 25, 2013, 4:11 PM EDT) -- Expedited discovery. No jury trial. Written proffers in place of live testimony. Welcome to the wonderfully strange world of bankruptcy litigation.

A trial lawyer can feel like a fish out of water in bankruptcy court. The rules, terminology, practices and procedures are all different than in traditional civil litigation.

Mastering the Bankruptcy Code and Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure is a critical first step toward learning how to be successful in your new surroundings. But the differences between bankruptcy litigation and traditional civil litigation extend far...
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