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Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Civil Practice Manual, 19th Edition (Includes Electronic Download)

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Price: $199.00
Item Code: 10679-PBK


Whether you are a seasoned litigator, a newly admitted attorney, or a paralegal, you will want to own this benchmark reference book on civil practice in Philadelphia County. The manual offers you a wealth of valuable “how-to” information. Updated by members of the court, key court personnel, and experienced litigators, the manual guides you from first filings through post-trial motions and execution of judgments. The manual contains a directory of civil judges and court personnel, guidelines and procedures for electronic filing, judges’ preferences, and over 200 forms, organizational and judicial assignment charts, checklists, and court notices essential to practice in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

Summary of Contents:

  • Civil Administration
  • First Filings
  • Service of Process, Default Judgment, and Judgment of Non Pros 
  • Defendant’s First Filing 
  • Preliminary Relief
  • Discovery
  • Motion Practice 
  • Major Jury Cases
  • Complex Litigation Center (Mass Tort, Major Non-jury, and Appeals from Arbitration)
  • Commerce Court
  • Class Actions
  • Compulsory Arbitration 
  • Settlement  
  • Trials and Evidence
  • Post-trial Matters 
  • Execution Practice 
  • Mechanics’ Liens 


  • Appendices
  • General Court Regulations and Administrative Orders
  • Forms for Use in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County
  • Index


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    Practice Areas
    Published: 12/1/2019
    Pages: 1010
    Size: 8.5x11


    Hon. Daniel J. Anders
    Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas
    Peter J. Hoffman Esq.
    Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC (Phila)
    Timothy R. Lawn Esq.
    Raynes Lawn Hehmeyer
    Chrissey L. Barba Esq.
    Ballard Spahr LLP (Phila)
    Peter J. Divon
    First Judicial District of Pennsylvania
    Maureen Eagen Esq.
    First Judicial District of Pennsylvania
    Charles A. Mapp Sr.
    First Judicial District of Pennsylvania
    Darryl J. May Esq.
    PNC Bank, N.A.
    Susan Packer Esq.
    First Judicial District of Pennsylvania
    Carl G. Roberts Esq.
    Law Offices of Carl G. Roberts
    Burt M. Rublin Esq.
    Ballard Spahr LLP (Phila)
    Clifford Sacalis Esq.
    Ballard Spahr LLP (Phila)
    Stanley Thompson Esq.
    First Judicial District of Pennsylvania
    Patrick J. Troy Esq.
    Sirlin Lesser & Benson PC
    Matthew A. White Esq.
    Ballard Spahr LLP (Phila)
    Steven J. Wulko
    First Judicial District of Pennsylvania