What is a Litigation Attorney?
Litigation attorneys are those who represent plaintiffs and defendants in civil cases. A litigation attorney manages all phases of the litigation process. A civil case is that of a non-criminal nature. It should be noted, first of all, that a civil case is when a person or entity, such as a corporation, or the government, (referred to as the plaintiff) claims that another person or entity (referred to as the defendant) has failed to carry out a duty owed to the plaintiff.
This is where a litigation attorney is appointed, to assist and resolve the dispute. Litigation means the process of taking legal action, and a litigation attorney, or litigation attorney South Africa, serves to assist in the entirety of the process. There are various processes in which to establish, first of all, whether a case has grounds. The litigation attorney will assist from the initial inquiry to the final stages of the civil case. Often times, the litigation attorney will have resolved the disputes between the parties before the case actually goes to court. Some of what a litigation attorney does involves investigation, pleadings and discovery to pre-trail, trail, settlement and appeal. Litigation attorneys also manage a lot of administration during the course of a case.