What Is The Standard of Review On An anti-SLAPP Appeal?

I outlined in a previous post how risky it is for a losing plaintiff on an anti-SLAPP motion to appeal a trial court’s ruling. The primary reason being that a prevailing defendant may be awarded his attorney’s fees for opposing the SLAPP at the trial and appellate levels. But in this post I want to […]

How Some Celebrity Lawyers Do It And Why Your Lawyer Shouldn’t . . .

I understand very well that lawyers have an obligation to zealously advocate on behalf of their clients. However, there are certain tactics which attorneys should never employ. One such tactic is to insert irrelevant matter in a pleading in order to gain a PR advantage over a defendant (e.g., personal details about somebody’s life, irrelevant […]