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Fastcase’s Publishing Division, Full Court Press, Introduces First Print Book

Full Court Press Teams with Author Dave Dolkas to Publish “MAP a Complex Case


Washington, DC (February 21, 2019) – Today, Fastcase’s publishing division, Full Court Press, debuted its first print book, MAP a Complex CaseGuide for Managing, Analyzing, and Presenting a High-Risk Case by Dave DolkasThe book is now available for sale via the Fastcase bookstore and on the Fastcase Legal Research System.


Full Court Press teamed with Dolkas, a former partner at McDermott Will & Emery with over thirty years of experience as a litigator and trial attorney, to publish his comprehensive instructional guide on how to MAP (Manage, Analyze, and Present) a high-risk case. The book is an excellent resource for attorneys of all experience levelsMAP a Complex Case guides lawyers in managing a litigation team, organizing and synthesizing evidence into a compelling narrative, and effectively presenting evidence at trial. By following the skilled instruction of this comprehensive manual,complete with discussion questions and practical examples, readers will grasp the fundamental techniques that underpin successful legal representation from inception through trial.


With adding MAP a Complex Case as its first hard copy published book, Full Court Press continues its quest to add unique, must-have content for its subscribers, and provide leading legal analysis with contributions from firm partners across the country. 


“We’re excited about working with Dave to publish the new edition of this pragmatic reference book for litigators,” said Full Court Press Publisher Morgan Morrissette Wright. “By making the title available on Fastcase and in many other formats, we’re able to share Dave’s innovative MAP process with a wider array of litigators and legal professionals.” 


MAP a Complex Case is based on tried and true methods I have applied to a wide array of complex cases, and from teaching lawyers and law students for over 25 yearsThis book will help lawyers and legal professionals achieve the desired result with their complex cases—meaning accomplishing the mission of the case on time and on budget,” said Dolkas. I’m delighted that MAP a Complex Case is the first print book the Full Court Press team selected to publish. Full Court Press is an impressive and first-rate publisher.”


To view or download a complimentary preview of MAP a Complex Case, visit this page.


To view the complete library of Full Court Press publications and multimedia offerings, available in print, eBook, and exclusively within the Fastcase legal research application, including RAIL: The Journal of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & Law, download the Full Court Press catalog, which includes more than 400 expert treatises from Fastcase, Aspen, CCH, James Publishing, Carolina Academic Press, state bar deskbooks and many other publishers.



About Dave Dolkas

Dave Dolkas trains and coaches lawyers on how to MAP cases and map careers. He was a partner with McDermott Will & Emery in its Silicon Valley office and a litigator and trial attorney for over thirty years. Dave began his teaching career in 1992 and has taught courses across the country to countless bar associations and CLE providers. Since 2002, Dave has served as an adjunct professor at Santa Clara University School of Law, where he’s taught his course on managing complex cases. For more about Dave and his courses, visit his website at www.davedolkas.com.


About Full Court Press

Founded in 2018 as the publishing arm of Fastcase, Full Court Press is a print plus imprint that incorporates Fastcase’s expertise in technology and online publishing to help support and drive the book programs of state bar associationsadvance original authored works, and explain contemporary legal topics as the law is shaped. Full Court Press challenges the status quo of the legal publishing industry by advancing the Fastcase mission of democratizing the law and making information more accessible by co-developing digests, journals, books, and blogs with an array of partners, including state and specialty bar associations, leading law schools and law firms, and franchise authors. For more information, visit https://www.fastcase.com/ebooks.


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As the smarter alternative for legal research, Fastcase democratizes the law, making it more accessible to more people. Using patented software that combines the best of legal research with the best of Web search, Fastcase helps busy users sift through the clutter, ranking the best cases first and enabling the re-sorting of results to find answers fast. Founded in 1999, Fastcase has more than 900,000 subscribers from around the world. Fastcase is an American company based in Washington, D.C. For more information, follow Fastcase on Twitter at @Fastcase, or visit www.fastcase.com.


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