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Boies Calls For Cheaper Trials

Apr 30, 2010, 15:02 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kate Moser)

"David Boies ("the Michael Jordan of trial attorneys," as he was introduced at Wednesday's Lawyers' Club of San Francisco annual California Supreme Court lunch) called for members of the legal profession to do more to help people get justice in a cost-effective way.

""It costs too much to litigate today," said Boies, founder and chairman of Boies, Schiller & Flexner, upon accepting his Access to Justice award at the lunch.

"Boies said attorneys should pare cases down to their essentials early on, and that limits on discovery and on the time allowed before a case goes to trial would save time and money for the justice system"

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