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ISBN: 1-55258-437-2
Pages: 468
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Civil Trial Handbook - 2nd Edition

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This book is essential for: Barristers in their first few years of practice.

Recognized as a "thorough and well-organized civil trial practice guide", this winner of the ACLEA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Publications gathers key information about trial preparation and strategy from a cross-section of Vancouver's top advocates, some of whom are now serving on the bench. An invaluable resource, this handbook combines black-letter legal and procedural material with very practical information, including objectives, pointers, and strategy.

Examples, anecdotes, suggested forms for written materials, charts, at-your-fingertips information schedules and other assorted "barrister's tricks" make this 6" x 9" softcover book a best seller. sample questions and scripts are also included where appropriate.

The second edition incorporates significant developments in the law and practice current to October 1, 2005, including:

  • the practical effects and procedural considerations of the Expedited Litigation Pilot Project under Supreme Court Rule 68
  • new case law from the British Columbia Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada
  • all precedents on CD-ROM


CLEBC Legal Editor

Laura C. Selby  



Book Author D. Barry Kirkham, QC
Book Author Guy P. Brown, QC
Book Author Murray A. Clemens, QC
Book Author D. Geoffrey Cowper, QC
Book Author The Honourable Madam Justice Gail M. Dickson
Book Author The Honourable Madam Justice Nicole J. Garson
Book Author D. Michael M. Goldie QC
Book Author The Honourable Victoria Gray
Editorial Board The Honourable Mr. Justice David C. Harris
Book Author John J.L. Hunter, QC
Book Author The Honourable Madam Justice M. Marvyn Koenigsberg
Book Author Kevin D. Loo
Book Author The Honourable Mr. Justice George K. Macintosh
Book Author James C. MacInnis
Editorial Board Jeffrey P. Scouten
Book Author Allan P. Seckel, QC
Editorial Board The Honourable Mr. Justice Kenneth J. Smith
Book Author The Honourable Mr. Justice Nathan H. Smith
Book Author Gregory J. Tucker, QC
Book Author Gordon Turriff, QC

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