Julie's Articles

Are You Rusty On California Procedure

Are You Rusty? (On California Procedure) © 2017 by Julie A. Goren, Esq. Are you an attorney, paralegal, or legal secretary re-entering the world of California litigation? Have you been working in a busy law office, with constant "rushes" leaving you little...

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eService Simplifies Calendaring in CA

eService Simplifies Calendaring in California State Court © 2017 by Julie A. Goren, Esq. [THIS ARTICLE WAS ACCURATE WHEN PUBLISHED, BUT THINGS CAN CHANGE. ALWAYS CITE CHECK BEFORE RELYING ON PUBLISHED MATERIAL.] eService provides significant advantages...

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Native American Day

For more detail on calendaring, check out our video: "Calendaring in State Court:  Steps and Traps for the Unwary"   * * *   There's an accidental court holiday coming to California in 2015 © 2014 by Julie A. Goren It's Litigation By The Numbers® update time. This...

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Getting the Date Right

According to the American Bar Association, calendar and deadline-related errors are the leading cause of malpractice actions against lawyers (Profile of Legal Malpractice Claims 2004-2007, ABA Standing Comm. on Prof'l Liab. (2008)). In California especially, there are...

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Urgency Legislation

For more detail on calendaring, check out our video: "Calendaring in State Court:  Steps and Traps for the Unwary" * * * STATEWIDE "COURT CLOSURES" ARE GONE.  "FURLOUGH DAYS" ARE BACK. On July 29, 2009, the Judicial Council voted to close all...

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EJT and Mediation

[Want to be notified when another article is added? Just click here and "like" our Facebook page. You'll see it in our News Feed and Updates.] California Expedited Jury Trial Act Opens New Avenues for California Mediators © 2011 by Julie A....

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Electronic Filing in CA

Electronic Filing in California State Court 1/ by Julie A. Goren, Esq. Author and Publisher of Litigation By The Numbers® ©  2011 by Julie A. Goren, Esq. [THIS ARTICLE IS NO LONGER CURRENT.] Electronic filing, or “eFiling,” is just another one of the many...

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Judicial Council Form Hints

Judicial Council Forms Hold Clues To California Procedural Questions © 2011 by Julie A. Goren, Esq. When a California state court procedural question arises, the answer, or at a minimum, a direct path to the answer, may be found in the text of a Judicial...

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C.C.P. Extension Exceptions

For more detail on calendaring, check out our video: "Calendaring in State Court:  Steps and Traps for the Unwary"   * * *  Calendaring Under the C.C.P. -- Extending Time Based On Service Method . . . or Not © 2011 by Julie A. Goren, Esq. Deadlines must be calculated...

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Calendaring in California State Court

For more detail on calendaring, check out our video: "Calendaring in State Court:  Steps and Traps for the Unwary"   Calendaring in California State Court © 2016 by Julie A. Goren, Esq. Calendaring-related errors are the leading cause of...

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Electronic Discovery 101

California Electronic Discovery 101 © 2011 by Julie A. Goren, Esq. [This article contains excerpts from "California Civil Litigation and Discovery," by Julie A. Goren, Esq. and Barb Pollinger, J.D.] Business and personal files of documents in...

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Certainty in Calculating Hearing Deadlines

For more detail on calendaring, check out our video: "Calendaring in State Court:  Steps and Traps for the Unwary" * * *  "Certainty" in Calculating Hearing-Related Deadlines in California State Court © 2011 by Julie A. Goren, Esq. On January...

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