I was scheduled to start a bench trial on Tuesday for a plaintiff in a property/easement dispute. Well-prepared, ready to go. Spent probably 8 hours over the weekend, alone in my office, no interruptions, tuning, re-tuning and fine-tuning the perfect cross-examination of the defendant. Going to call him right out of the gate, first witness, as an adverse witness under Evidence Code Section 776. It was going to be brutal, a thing of beauty.
Tuesday morning, in court, fully briefed, all set up, tech working, clients nervous but ready, witnesses lined up, ready to go – case settles! Good settlement, great result for client, fine conclusion to the case.
But, damn, I really wanted to do that cross!
I am resuming my civil litigation and trial practice in downtown San Diego.
I will continue to represent entities and individuals, both plaintiffs and defendants, in complex and general business, commercial, contract, intellectual property, unfair competition, securities, real property, and business tort litigation in state and federal courts.
Please note my new contact information:
James D. Crosby
Attorney at Law
550 West C Street, Suite 790
San Diego, California 92101
Office: (619) 450-4149
Cell: (858) 705-0083
I am excited about this move, happy to be back downtown, and ready to go.
As always, I am seeking new clients to represent, complex matters to litigate, and tough cases to try. I will handle cases at hourly rates, on contingency, and with hourly/contingency blends. Please consider my practice for new matters and referrals. I will do a good job for you, your friends, clients and referrals.
Change is good! I am returning to downtown San Diego later this month to resume my own civil litigation and trial practice. I am excited about this move, happy to be heading back downtown, and ready to go. Details to follow!
Monday – arguing appeal of copyright case before the Ninth Circuit.
Today – preparing supplemental responses to form interrogatories.
Hmmm, wonder which is more fun?