Midway through a four-week trial involving a breach-of-contract dispute, a juror sent a note to the judge, asking, "Can you tell us how many more people will take the stand?" A Houston lawyer representing one of the parties took the hint. He shaved almost two days off the eight days he initially had planned to present, and it paid off with a $10.38 million judgment.
Litigator of the Week: The Need for Speed
June 25, 2012
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