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The Global Legal Post Series by Reuben Guttman – Part Two

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For the month of August, NITA is featuring articles written by NITA  Faculty Reuben A. Guttman. Guttman is a founding member of Guttman, Buschner & Brooks PLLC. His practice involves complex litigation and class actions. He has been recognized as a Washingtonian Top Lawyer by Washingtonian Magazine. Likewise, the International Business Times has called Mr. Guttman “one of the world’s most prominent whistleblower attorneys.” He has taught at NITA public programs since 2008,  most recently, NITA’s Deposition Skills: Seattle program, August 2-4.

NITA’s series of articles by Guttman are featured on The Global Legal Post. The second article, “The Art of Advocacy” tells readers how two Supreme Court decisions changed the standard by which judges evaluated lawsuits to determine their sufficiency to withstand a motion to dismiss. Furthermore, the notion that litigants are instructed to make their cases based on facts and not conclusions begs the question to lawyers: what is a fact and what is a conclusion? To read the full article please click here. 

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