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Civil Lawsuit Basics: Getting Documents From Parties or Witnesses (RFPs and Subpoenas)

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Thursday, October 13, 2016 from 12:15 PM to 1:45 PM (PDT)

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The process of discovery in a civil lawsuit allows a party to obtain information and documents relevant to the suit, which helps the parties know ahead of time what evidence might be presented at trial, or to resolve the case prior to trial through settlement or summary judgment. In this class, learn about the discovery process in California state court civil cases as it pertains to written documents and other physical objects.

 

Class covers:

  • When to make inspection demands and what you can ask for
  • Responding or objecting to inspection demands
  • Motions to compel compliance, responses and further responses
  • Obtaining records from non-parties (subpoenas)
  • Trial subpoenas and notices to appear at trial

 

Presented by Katie O'Laughlin
Katie O’Laughlin is a Reference & Research Librarian. In addition to earning her Masters of Science in Library Science from USC, Katie is a graduate of Loyola Law School. She began her career as a reference librarian and legal research instructor at Southwestern University School of Law and then practiced law for many years before opening an independent bookstore in the Los Angeles area. Returning to her roots in law librarianship at LA Law Library, Katie now provides reference services, is involved with the Members Program, the law school internship program, and teaches several classes.

 

No legal advice:
LA Law Library provides access to legal resources and assistance with legal research. LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

 

Registration fees: $20 for the class; to register or for more information please visit www.lalawlibrary.org/CLASSES or call 213.785.2516. 

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Thursday, October 13, 2016 from 12:15 PM to 1:45 PM (PDT)


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