Ted Folkman

Folkman LLC

Ted Folkman

Ted Folkman (@tedfolkman) practices law in Boston where he is the founder of Folkman LLC. Widely known in the field of international judicial assistance, he is the author of the blog Letters Blogatory, which has been recognized as one of the best law blogs by the ABA, and International Judicial Assistance: Serving Process, Taking Evidence, Enforcing Judgments and Awards (MCLE 2d ed.). Mr. Folkman is the Co-Chair of the International Law Section of the Boston Bar Association and was elected to the American Law Institute in 2018.

Posts by Ted Folkman

Nonperforming States and the Hague Service Convention: What to Do About Russia

The Hague Service Convention is supposed to provide a reliable means of serving process abroad. But what can the United States do about countries like Russia that refuse to execute U.S. requests for service? In an earlier post, I suggested that the Convention could be interpreted, or reinterpreted, to permit service by email in states…

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Service by Email and the Hague Service Convention

The Hague Service Convention was concluded in 1965. So how does the most important means of communication today fit with the Convention?

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