Articles From Jack A. Strellis

U.S. Magistrate Donald G. Wilkerson By Jack A. Strellis Federal Civil Practice, September 2005 This early spring, Donald G. Wilkerson, of Glen Carbon, Illinois, age 53, continued his career as a public servant now serving as the newest federal magistrate judge within the Southern District of Illinois, filling the position formerly held by Magistrate Gerald B. Cohn.
Avoid being blindsided by Federal Rule Civil Practice 30(a)(2)(B) By Jack A. Strellis Federal Civil Practice, May 2005 Most lawyers are well aware that all depositions taken pursuant to Federal Rules are evidentiary in nature, yet many allow the opposing party to take the federal depositions of their client's treating or tendered medical professionals, economists, engineers and etc., as if the deposition is being taken for discovery purposes only.
Chair’s note By Jack A. Strellis Federal Civil Practice, November 2004 The frequency of discovery abuses, intentional or otherwise, under the federal rules of civil procedure appear to be on the rise, causing consternation for practitioners and judges alike.

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