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Request for production of documents and demand for discovery.

I’m a newer attorney and I have been taught the basics for responding to demands for discovery, but I don’t feel like I have a good grasp on what I can deny, what I should produce, and how best to respond. I’m mimicking the language of my superiors, but I don’t understand the rationale behind that language. I’m seeking recommendations for resources that could resolve my deficiencies.

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The way I learned to do it is to first do exactly what you are doing. Find a similar case with sample answers to similar requests, preferably for the same client. Next step is to ask specific questions about why certain things are being done that way. A solid mid level is probably a great resource to go to for these questions, or a hands on junior partner. They probably smash through so much discovery it’s coming out of their eyeballs. If you came to me to ask about objection or how things are phrased, I could tell you in a matter of minutes. Seek out your resources. You are a junior. If you’re not asking questions, that’s a problem.

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Hand it to a para 😂

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