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Los Angeles Lawyer
The Magazine of the Los Angeles County Bar Association


 
  Table of Contents

October 2004
Vol. 27, No. 7

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  Features  
 

First Contact
Interviewing witnesses prior to filing suit requires careful consideration of the rules governing communications with represented parties
Richard S. Conn and Erin M. Donovan

Hanging Together
Notwithstanding the consternation they cause prosecutors, joint defense agreements are an invaluable tool to parties accused of violating the law
Mark Mermelstein

Fair Hearing
Agencies have discretion and flexibility in determining what procedural safeguards are necessary for an administrative adjudication
Thomas J. Casamassima

 
  Departments  
 

Barristers Tips
Preparing for Court-Ordered Mediation
Edward M. Phelps

Practice Tips
Using a Letter of Credit as a Substitute for an Undertaking
Brian L. Holman

Practice Tips
Challenging DHS Temporary Actions against Suspected Fraud
Lucien Schmit

Practice Tips
An Alternative to California's Prohibition on Noncompete Clauses
Marcus A. McDaniel

Computer Counselor
Law Firm War Rooms
Benjamin Sotelo and Greg Brenner

Closing Argument
Blakely's Promise for Federal Sentencing Reform
Paul J. Watford

 
   
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