As a litigator, you spare no time or expense to ensure you are at peak readiness when the trial rolls around. You know you must do your homework to win cases -- thoroughly research the legal issues, draft pleadings, conduct pretrial discovery, prepare witnesses. So don't let all your hard work go to waste by forgetting the most important player in the courtroom -- the judge. That's where the comes in. The bench books are the only place you'll find the judge's courtroom preferences -- in his or her own words. Each judge provides insight into trial scheduling, motion practice, pretrial and trial procedures, decorum, pet peeves, and much more.
With more new and updated judge questionnaires, the contains procedures and forms for local, state and federal courts in Dallas, Collin, Denton, Johnson, and Kaufman counties, including the U.S. Northern District of Texas
. Since this edition is a joint project of Texas Lawyer and the Dallas Bar Association, it is produced with the Dallas legal community in mind.
Also see our Harris County (Houston area) Bench Book.