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100,000 Reasons to Try District Court

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Date Published

October 12, 2016


Washington State Association for Justice


District Court


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District Court jurisdictional limits were increased to $100,000, which makes it a more viable option for litigating civil cases. Learn the latest strategies for litigating cases in District Court including which cases are appropriate for District Court, which liability insurance companies are best for District Court, how to navigate District Court rules, how to conform discovery to court rules of limited jurisdiction, how to present cases efficiently in District Court, and what important differences exist compared to Superior Court and mandatory arbitration.

Sam Elder has litigated dozens of cases in District Court and will share the pluses and minuses of his experiences in this forum. Sam has also created a District Court working group to try to assemble best practices for litigation.

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Samuel J. Elder, Jr.
Law Office of Sam Elder PLLC

Samuel J. Elder, Jr. graduated from Linfield College (summa cum laude) in 1991. He received a Juris Doctorate from University... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

100,000 Reasons to Try District Court - Video
100,000 Reasons to Try District Court - Paper
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