Tonight we’re talking about how a civil trial works. In a criminal case, the government is trying to convict a defendant of a crime. In a civil case, one party is suing another – usually for damages in the form of money. Trials of civil cases are rare these days. Our panelists are experienced civil trial lawyers, here to talk about the mechanics of a civil jury trial and answer your questions about the process.
Bob Falsani, partner at Falsani, Balmer, Peterson & Balmer
Jim Balmer, partner at Falsani, Balmer, Peterson & Balmer
Sara Nachtman, an attorney with Thibodeau, Johnson & Feriancek