Trial Magazine

Trial is AAJ's award-winning magazine for attorneys, law professors, judges and others in the legal community. Trial brings readers news of the latest legal trends and developments, informative articles about civil law practice, coverage of recent verdicts and settlements in a wide range of practice areas, and commentary and analysis on emerging legal issues.

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2017 March—Managing Your Practice

Volume 53, No. 3

Trial’s March issue explores the challenges of keeping your practice up to date, from implementing effective cybersecurity to bridging the generation gap between baby boomers and millennials in the workplace. Also included: the seven types of insurance that every attorney should have and tips for working with cocounsel.

Theme articles

  • Decoding cybersecurity
    Tad Thomas and Rich Smith
  • Sidebar: Get password savvy
    Tad Thomas and Rich Smith
  • Bringing the remote office closer
    Karen Barth Menzies
  • Bridging the generation gap
    Simone Fulmer
  • Sidebar: A cohesive team
    Brenda S. Fulmer
  • Preparing for a rainy day
    John H. Fisher
  • Finding the right balance
    George E. McLaughlin

Also Featured

  • The Brief

President's Page

  • Managing your practice in the digital age
    Julie Braman Kane

Justice in Motion

  • Attend AAJ's Lobby Days
  • Rules of the Road hits the West coast
  • Pound is accepting nominations for Appellate Advocacy Award

Verdicts & Settlements

  • Administration of unprescribed opiates leads to overdose
  • Promisstory estoppel
  • Late diagnosis of aortic dissection
  • Vicarious liability for delivery person's negligence
  • Driving while intoxicated
  • Improper lookout at intersection
  • Failure to maintain lane after turning
  • Slip and fall in restaurant

On the Hill

  • Fighting anti-civil-justice bills
    Susan Steinman

Good Counsel

  • Flexible expert prep
    Michael Brusca
  • A good plan
    Jennifer Lawrence


  • Dorel conceals dangers of forward-facing car seats
    Diane M. Zhang


  • Focus Groups: Hitting the Bull's-Eye
    Phillip H. Miller and Paul J. Scoptur


  • The lighter side of the law

Question of the Month

  • Do you have any good luck rituals before or during trial?