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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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2019 March—Running a small office

Volume 55, No. 3

Trial's March issue highlights tips and tools for running a small office. Read about selecting the right technology, using Google Ads for online marketing, managing discovery on a budget, and more. Also: stopping deposition obstruction.

Cover image: Billion Photos / Shutterstock

Theme Article

  • A firm tech foundation
    Ingrid M. Evans
  • DIY with Google Ads
    Conrad Saam
  • Striking out on your own
    Interviews by Gwen-Marie Davis Hicks and Mandy Brown
  • Discovery on a budget: 7 resources for keeping costs low
    Michael A. Prieto
  • Discovery on a budget: make the most of Foia
    Adam J. Blank and Zachary J. Phillipps
  • Discovery on a budget: crafting federal FOIA requests
    Austin Evers
  • 3 ways to streamline your practice
    Laura V. Yaeger

Also Featured

  • Stopping deposition obstruction
    Mark R. Kosieradzki
  • The Brief March 2019

President's Page

  • Small firm, big community
    Elise R. Sanguinetti

Verdicts & Settlements

  • Failure to heed stop sign at railroad crossing
  • Excessive driving hours
  • Failure to avoid collision with cyclist
  • Whistleblower retaliation
  • Patrol officer collides with motorist while speeding
  • Failure to erect concrete Jersey barrier on highway
  • Failure to properly trim trees in city park
  • Over-service of alcohol at private club
  • Unsafe temporary electrical box
  • Use of dangerous forklift

Good Counsel

  • Benefits of discovery focus groups
    Kenneth H. Levinson

Question of the Month

  • What's one book every lawyer should read?

Justice in Motion

  • AAJ Education on the Horizon March 2019


  • The lighter side of the law