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How Technology Can Facilitate Court Appearances

With the advent of technology, litigators do not have to be restricted to practicing in their immediate geographical vicinity. For example, litigators have the option of appearing for most court appearances remotely via CourtCall or even via video conference calls. Similarly, to save clients time and money, attorneys can conduct remotely via video conferencing technology. As another example, many courts are in the process of transitioning to electronic filing, which has made it far easier for attorneys to instantly file documents in a cost effective manner. Indeed, attorneys can even access copies of filed documents without ever leaving their office. Schorr Law routinely uses technology to represent clients in real estate matters in all areas of both Northern and Southern California, including, but not limited to, Los Angeles

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Bench Trial versus Jury Trial – A New Twist in the Decision

As attorneys who actually go to trial, we frequently face situations where our clients have to decide whether or not to proceed by way of jury trial as opposed to bench trial. Before all of the Los Angeles County Superior court budget cuts, I used to think bench trials were cheaper because you did not have to do as many of the formalities that come with a jury trial. Now, however, with the increased demand on each judge’s time, a bench trial can take such a long time to finish that a the bench trial may actually cost more. With a jury trial judges have the difficult task of trying to make sure that the jurors valuable time is not wasted through unnecessary delays in

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Don’t Miss the New Due Date for Jury Fee Deposits in California – CCP 631(b)

In California, trial attorneys and their clients should be aware that there was recently a change in the law regarding the deadlines for filing  jury fees to preserve the right to have a jury trial.  Effective September 17, 2002, California Code of Civil Procedure section 631(B) began to impose a new deadline for a party to file its $150 jury fee deposit. The old rule required, in general civil matters, that the fee be filed at least 25 calendar days before trial.  The new rule, however, now requires that,  for new matters, the parties must file their  initial jury fee deposit ” on or before the date scheduled for the initial case management conference in the action.”  This is important because the case management conference

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Zachary D. Schorr has been named to the Southern California Super Lawyers (Rising Stars) list for attorneys in Real Estate for 5 straight years - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. In 2016 he was also included as one of the top 100 lawyers in Southern California in this category. The selection for this respected list is made by the research team at Super Lawyers.

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