LexisNexis Practice Guide: Pennsylvania Civil Pre-Trial Practice


If you are preparing for civil litigation in PA, check out LexisNexis Practice Guide: Pennsylvania Civil Pre-Trial Practice, available in LexisNexis Digital Library and in print. Edited by Hon. Daniel J. Anders and Bobby Ochoa III, Esq. and authored by an advisory board of experienced trial attorneys, this title addresses the essential steps in the pre-trial stage of civil litigation in Pennsylvania. It offers straightforward explanations and step-by-step practical guidance regarding jurisdiction and venue, initiating an action, responsive pleadings, discovery, expert witnesses, motions in limine, summary judgments, pre-trial conferences, and more. References, checklists, strategic points, and practice tips are integrated throughout. 

The Forms Appendix includes a collection of “some of the most useful and common forms” (Forms Appendix Introduction) sourced from the PA Rules of Civil Procedure, the PA Rules of Appellate Procedure, and the First Judicial District Form Center

For similar guidance during trial, see the companion guide, LexisNexis Practice Guide: Pennsylvania Civil Trial Practice.

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