Neil Joel Dilloff

University of Baltimore - School of Law

1420 N. Charles Street

Baltimore, MD 21218

United States

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SCHOOL OF LAW

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR

BALTIMORE, MD

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (44)

1.

Deposition Tricks: The Dirty Dozen

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 42, No. 4, pp. 48-50, July 2009, University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 May 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 5,283 (1,339)

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depositions, trials, tricks, tactics, litigation, litigators, lawyers, attorneys, evidence

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Law School Training: Bridging the Gap between Legal Education and the Practice of Law

Stanford Law & Policy Review, Vol. 24, No. 2, 2013, pp. 425-456, University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Jul 2013
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 678 (37,048)

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law schools, legal education, law students, legal training, legal profession, legal practitoners, law school administrators, law school curricula, legal employment, legal job market

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Deposition Tips for New Litigators

The Advocate, Vol. 23, No. 1, p. 1, Fall 2007
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Oct 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 424 (67,372)

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attorneys, lawyers, witnesses, litigation, depositions, legal practice, discovery, evidence, litigators, deponents, exhibits, ordering of questions

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The Changing Cultures and Economics of Large Law Firm Practice and Their Impact on Legal Education

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Apr 2011
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 393 (73,779)
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large law firms, law practice, economic conditions, recession, economic downturn, law firm layoffs, law school graduates, legal profession, practice-ready graduates, law schools, legal education, new economic realities, downsizing, less upward mobility, increasing competition, law school curriculum

5.

Instructing a Witness Not to Answer Questions at a Deposition

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 18, No. 7, pp. 24-25, September 1985
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 31 Jul 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 379 (76,894)

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witnesses, depositions, discovery, evidence, attorneys, lawyers, Maryland Rules, discovery case law, Federal Rules, federal case law

6.

Effective Communication Tips for Young Lawyers

The Young Lawyer (American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division), Vol. 14, No. 1, p. 2, October 2009
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 02 Jun 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 243 (124,954)
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verbal communication, nonverbal communication, attorneys, lawyers, courtesy, legal writing, writing clarity, role models, mentors, verification, confirmation, documents retention, scheduling, email, inappropriate comments, professional conduct

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Tips for Successful Mediation

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 62-66, July 2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 221 (137,240)

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civil lawsuits, mediation, settlement conferences, mediators, retired judges, mediation groups, dispute resolution

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Born to Run: How Law Schools Can Meet Law Firm Expectations for New Litigators

Review of Litigation, Vol. 33, No. 4, 2014, pp. 857-879
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Oct 2014
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 113 (241,962)

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law schools, legal education, law firms, legal profession, law school enrollment, law graduates, litigators, trials, civil cases, student loans, job market, job placement, practical skills, job skills, ADR

9.

Get it in Writing: A Litigator's Perspective

The Advocate, p. 1, Summer 2009
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 02 Jun 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 108 (249,875)

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Written Communication, Oral Communication, Practice of Law, Record Keeping, File Management, Client Protection, Opposing Counsel, Conversations, Agreements, Dates, Events

10.

Courts Crack Down on Improper Deposition Tactics

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 47-49, May/June 1995
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 01 Aug 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 100 (263,458)

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depositions, evidence, discovery abuse, professional responsibility, inappropriate conduct, counsel, sanctions, sanctionable conduct, federal Rule 30, deposition conduct guidelines, Hall v. Clifton Precision, misconduct, attorneys, lawyers, counsel

11.

Enforcement of Oral Settlement Agreements

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 17, No. 10, December 1984, pp. 24-24.
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 20 Sep 2014
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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litigation, settlement, written agreements, dismissal with prejudice, covenant not to sue, releases, verbal understandings, compromise, oral settlement agreements,

12.

Interviewing a Witness

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 18, No. 8, p. 23, October 1985
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 29 Jul 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 70 (327,316)

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attorneys, lawyers, witnesses, psychological skills, sociological skills, trial practice, trial courts, discovery, private investigation, discretion, courtesy, respect, demeanor, cross-examination, interviews, depositions, interpersonal relations, testimony

13.

Tips from a Mediator: Effective and Ineffective Mediation Tactics

The Maryland Litigator, February 2018
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 05 Mar 2018
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 69 (329,890)

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ADR, mediation, litigation, settlement, zone of reasonableness

14.

Less is More

Maryland Litigator, pp. 7-16, September 2010
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 18 Sep 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 59 (357,446)

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less is more, written communication, oral communication, court procedure, litigation, legal strategy, attorneys, lawyers, brevity, court practice, counsel

15.

The Virtues of Brevity

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 18, No. 2, p. 28, February 1985
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 01 Aug 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 58 (360,445)

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oral communication, written communication, trial practice, law office management, law office communications, legal writing, attention span, trial lawyers, trial attorneys

16.

Humor in the Courtroom: Is There a Place?

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 20, No. 4, p. 20, April 1987
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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humor, levity, civil trials, criminal trials, trial practice, litigation, attorneys, lawyers, judges, juries

17.

A Contractual Analysis of the Military Enlistment

University of Richmond Law Review, Vol. 8, No. 2, Winter 1974, pp. 121-150.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Sep 2014
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 56 (366,666)
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all volunteer military, enlistment contract, military enlistment agreement, traditional contractual elements, mutual assent, capacity to contract, breach of contract, remedies

18.

How to Prove You're a Rookie When Choosing and Preparing an Expert: The Magnificent Seven Mistakes

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 56-58, November/December 1996
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 Jul 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff and Melissa Anemojanis Holton
University of Baltimore - School of Law and Piper & Marbury L.L.P.
Downloads 56 (366,666)

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novice lawyers, novice attorneys, expert witnesses, rookie, litigation, complex litigation, evidence, burdens of proof, trial practice, witness preparation

19.

Never on Sunday: The Blue Laws Controversy

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 39, 1979/80, pp. 679-714
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Sep 2014
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 54 (372,997)

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blue laws, commerce, Sunday, closing laws, police power, criminal law, first amendment, due process, equal protection, monopoly, discriminatory enforcement,

20.

Tips for New Associates

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 31, No. 6, pp. 44-46, November/December 1998
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 01 Aug 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 47 (396,214)

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law firms, new associates, legal secretaries, new lawyers, new employees, law firm culture, new attorneys, law firm practices, law firm environment

21.

Case Organization

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 18, No. 9, p. 21, November 1985
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 29 Jul 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 40 (421,875)

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case organization, case information, correspondence, bills, receipts, dockets, legal research, documents, witnesses, trial book, depositions, legal malpractice, locating documents, file organization

22.

Directors and Officers Liability Insurance

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 25, No. 4, July/August 1992, pp. 38-44
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Sep 2014
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 38 (429,970)

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banks, savings and loans, federal regulation, state regulation, directors, officers, litigation, liability insurance, monetary recovery, lawyers, attorneys

23.

Empathy with the Jury

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 24-25, March 1985
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 30 Jul 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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juries, trials, trial lawyers, trial attorneys, courtroom practice, trial practice, communication, litigation,

24.

The World of Wigs: Military Reservists and Their Wearing of Short Hair Wigs

Duquesne University Law Review, Vol. 12, No. 2, Winter 1973, pp. 161-185.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Sep 2014
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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armed services, short hair wigs, military reservists, grooming, haircut standards, litigation, hairpieces, military regulations, weekend drills, summer training duty

25.

Playing an Away Game

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 35, p. 48, November/December 2002
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Jul 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 32 (455,198)

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attorneys, lawyers, jurisdiction, trial practice, court rules, local rules, local counsel, dress code, voir dire, court room technology, out-of-state practice

26.

Practicing in a Large Firm: The Good Old Days are Gone

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 2-4, 8-9, July/August 1997
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 28 Jul 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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law firms, legal practice, lawyers, attorneys, Piper & Marbury, Piper Rudnick, law firm growth, law firm evolution, lw firm changes, Maryland, Baltimore, East Coast

27.

Ways to Spell Disaster in a Jury Trial: A Baker's Dozen

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 36-37, March/April 1989
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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jury trials, lawyers, attorneys, trial practice, continuing legal education, juries, judges

28.

The Best Relations

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 18, No. 11, p. 21, January 1986
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 02 Aug 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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legal practice, communication, clients, interpersonal relations, law office practice, law office management, attorneys, lawyers, client satisfaction, client relations

29.

Civil Appellate Advocacy

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 20, No. 7, pp. 24-25, July 1987
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 22 Jul 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 30 (464,618)

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civil appellate advocacy, appellate courts, briefs, attorneys, lawyers, legal skills, courtroom practice, appellate cases

30.

Punitive Damages: Plaintiff's Perspective

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 21, No. 5, September/October 1988, pp. 34-35.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 17 Sep 2014
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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punitive damage awards, exemplary damage awards, gross negligence, actual malice, implied malice, torts, contracts, trial issues

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The Admissibility of Hypnotically Influenced Testimony

Ohio Northern University Law Review, Vol. 4, No. 1, 1977, pp. 1-23.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Sep 2014
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 27 (479,515)
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hypnosis, courtroom, admissibility of testimony, evidence, witnesses, restoring memory, civil procedure, criminal procedure

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Post-Trial Feedback

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 23, No. 4, p. 35, July/August 1990
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 30 Jul 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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trial practice, jurors, interviews, interviewing, recollections, impressions, trial judges, trial evaluation questionnaire, post-trial information

33.

Being a Client

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 38-40, January/February 1994
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 21 Jul 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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client, legal representation, outside counsel, surrogates, outside litigation, reporting requirements, case assessment, client relations, timely reporting, oral communications, written communications, institutional clients

34.

Jurors Who Lie on Voir Dire

The Maryland Litigator, January 2013, pp. 6, 14-15.
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 26 Sep 2014
Neil Joel Dilloff and Melissa Roth
University of Baltimore - School of Law and DLA Piper
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Maryland, voir dire, court rules, court procedure, legal counsel, attorneys. lawyers, failure to disclose, potential jurors, juries, peremptory challenges

35.

Legal Malpractice: The Plaintiff's Perspective

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 16, No. 8, September 1983, pp. 6-8
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Sep 2014
Neil Joel Dilloff and Albert Barr
University of Baltimore - School of Law and Independent
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lawyer malpractice, attorney malpractice, legal malpractice, negligence, suits against lawyers, malpractice insurance premiums, professional responsibility

36.

Ambassadress and Glue

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 19, No. 9, p. 23, October 1986
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 29 Jul 2010
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 20 (518,734)

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law office, legal secretaries, legal secretary training, legal practice, attorneys, lawyers, telephone etiquette, work load prioritization, case communication, case evaluation, sounding board, paralegals, trial assistance, office management, billing, purchasing, personnel, executive secretary

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The Status of the Admissibility of Hypnotically Induced Testimony in Maryland

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 15, No. 12, December 1982, pp. 4-6.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 02 Oct 2014
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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evidence, hypnotically induced testimony, crime, law enforcement agencies, prosecutors, Maryland, hypnosis, witnesses, reliability, courts, scientific evidence

38.

Directions for Directors

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 19, No. 3, April 1986, pp. 25-25.
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 21 Sep 2014
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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directors, responsibilities, liabilities, higher standard of care, financial institutions, corporate directors, review of documentation, financial statements, management letters, minutes, senior management, regulatory authorities, long-range goals, anticipated growth, fellow board directors

39.

Federal Court Litigation Over the Regulation of Adult Grooming

Albany Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 3, 1974
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Sep 2014
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 16 (541,988)

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adult grooming, hair length, constitutional law, facial hair, grooming styles, personal appearance, Supreme Court, law suits, restrictions

40.

Involuntary Activation of Reservists

Kentucky Law Journal, Vol. 63, No. 4, 1974-75
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Sep 2014
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 15 (547,895)

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armed forces, military, reservists, reserve obligations, 10 U.S.C. ยง 673a, involuntary activation, active duty, federal courts, remedies

41.

The Use of Videotape in Trial Preparation: You Ought to Be in Pictures

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 18, No. 5, May-June 1985, pp. 28-28.
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 20 Sep 2014
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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technology, trial preparation, interviewing witnesses, videotape, video recording, particular locations, mock cross-examination, simulated trial, opening statements, closing arguments, evidence, witness skills, how something is said

42.

Colleges and the Courtroom

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 12, No. 2, Summer 1979, pp. 16-50.
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Oct 2014
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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colleges, universities, students, faculty, staff, alumni, litigation, suspension, desegregation, expulsion, search and seizure, censorship, student access, campus security, equal rights, handicapped students, scholarships, grades, student loans, privacy rights

43.

Fugitive Appeal Doctrine

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 24, No. 4, July/August 1991, pp. 34-36.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 20 Sep 2014
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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appellate courts, criminal law, civil actions, fugitives, police, law enforcement, evasion, pursuit of appellate rights, Maryland Deposit Insurance Fund Corporation v. Tom J. Billman, 580 A.2d 1044, 321 Md. 3, Maryland,

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Civil Pre-Trial Practice, 2019 Revised Edition

Civil Pre-Trial Practice, 2019 Revised Edition, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper
Posted: 04 Mar 2019
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law

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civil practice, pre-trial, litigation, law school, motions practice, Maryland law