Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys

Fall 1997 Edition

In this Issue:

"To Ask or Not to Ask": That is the Question for Jurors
Honorable Peter M. Lauriat and Honorable Gordon L. Doerfer of the Massachusetts Superior Court

What Makes a Continually Successful Law Firm (Part 3 of 4)
Julien P. Ayotte, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mirick, O'Connell, DeMallie & Lougee, LLP

Confidentiality and Candor Obligations Under the New Massachusetts Rules of Professional Conduct
Arnold R. Rosenfeld, Bar Counsel

Medical Negligence and Informed Consent in the Managed-Care Era
Harold Bursztajn, M.C., Linda Stout Sanders, J.D. and Archie Brodsky

Building Your Case: A Guide to Handling Claims Under the Massachusetts Home Improvement Contractor Act
Christopher A. Kenney, Esq.

Civil Justice Foundation Awards Grants to Five Consumer Advocacy Groups

Writings and the Memory of a Witness: Effective Use of Documents at Trial for Impeachment and Other Purposes
Paul E. White

Evaluating Child Restraint Cases
Joseph William Moch












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