A New Litigator's Guide — Top 5 Tips For Court Prep

Law360, New York (July 9, 2014, 9:08 AM EDT) -- As a junior litigator, preparation for your first few hearings and trials can be a daunting and overwhelming experience. To help ease this transition and to provide ample courtroom experience, our firm started an initiative with the local district attorney’s office in which a firm associate temporarily leaves his or her civil practice and is sworn in for six months as an assistant district attorney. We have had the extraordinary opportunity to participate in this program, which helped to build our comfort and skills in the courtroom. Below are our top five basic tips for new litigators preparing for those first...

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