Knowing how to prepare, issue, serve and respond to subpoenas are core skills for any paralegal. Yet they're not easy skills to master - especially when you're requesting specific types of records or dealing with an out-of-state witness. This practical guide will cover the nuts and bolts of subpoenas before showing you how to troubleshoot common issues that can arise. Use subpoenas effectively to get the documents or testimony your attorney needs - order today!
Statutes and Rules Governing Subpoenas
Drafting, Issuing and Serving Subpoenas
How to Subpoena Phone, Social Media and Other Specific Records
Filing in Other Jurisdictions - Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act
Discovery Disputes and Subpoena Enforcement - The Paralegal's Role
This course has been approved by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for certification and recertification continuing legal education requirements for paralegals and legal assistants. Certification areas: Civil Trial Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, and Personal Injury Trial Law.
MATTHEW MAY is an attorney with Rosenblum & Reisman where he practices in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, car accident cases, trucking accidents, civil rights, and criminal defense. Mr. May earned his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. He is a member of the Memphis and Tennessee bar associations.
IDA L. WILLIAMSON is a paralegal for the law firm of Cozen O'Connor, where she specializes in litigation, trial practice, insurance defense, personal injury, premises and product liability, with emphasis on discovery, medical record review, research, mediation, and trial practice. She conducts medical research, legal and factual research, investigations, and client interviews. Ms. Williamson also prepares medical chronologies, deposition summaries, pleadings, memoranda, witness and exhibit lists, digital and hard copy trial exhibits, and trial notebooks, as well as attending trial. She attended Broward College in Fort Lauderdale.
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