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March 21, 2008

Left Bank litigation redux

Our post from one year ago today:

Ile St Louis: U.S. litigation conducted from Left Bank?

And why not? Law is no longer local--and neither is the apparatus for doing it. Besides, the technology helps clients.

A happy fellow under the Gargoyles this evening, I was not a free man this morning and afternoon. I was in the Munich airport getting ready to come here, Paris--and do nothing but be here--when I was confronted by cell phone with the mother of all goofy plaintiff junk science issues by Tom Welshonce in our Pittsburgh office on an action we're defending. Look, I'm not a tech-freak. I like quill pens, old books and medieval places, and don't think your PalmPilot is the same thing as your brain. But I'll admit that the Internet, electronic court filing, cell phones, e-mail, faxes, Skype and the right people permit you to quickly and efficiently file an emergency pleading in New Jersey, Kentucky or the UK from anywhere in the world. Even from here.

Posted by JD Hull at March 21, 2008 11:50 PM


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