A CHECKLIST APPROACH TO SUCCESSFUL MOTION PRACTICE
In-Person Live Seminar
ITEM #:  1032102001   |   EVENT CODE:  295961    |   CREDIT STATUS:  APPROVED
MEMBER PRICE
$195.00
STANDARD PRICE
$245.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

LIMITED AND UNLIMITED PASSHOLDERS:
You may use your Pass to register for the live webcast at no charge.

Friday, September 25, 2020

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM   |   Check-In:  8:30 AM

LIVE ONLINE ONLY – NO IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE
Limited and Unlimited Passholders – You may use your Pass to register for the live webcast at no charge.

A Checklist Approach to Successful Motion Practice

A course valuable for experienced litigators and essential for newer litigators.

  • 15 top litigators and judges reveal 9 valuable checklists on motion practice topics from motions to dismiss to appellate briefs.
  • Listen as they review their checklists and discover why each item made their lists.
  • Receive a master checklist (provided electronically) that combines all the individual checklists – more than 80 motion practice tips – for your next civil case.

Why a Checklist Approach? 
With all the rules, deadlines and details that accompany motion practice, how can you ensure that you’re not missing anything? By following a checklist. You’ll receive 9 checklists (provided electronically) full of helpful practice tips, pitfalls to avoid, rules to follow, strategic considerations to ponder and more. The seminar faculty have years of experience in state and federal courts. Benefit from their experience as they share the insights they have gained.

Join Us for This Online Course and Checklist Your Way to Success!
As Atul Gawande, surgeon and author of the best-selling book, The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right wrote, “Checklists seem able to defend anyone, even the experienced, against failure in many more tasks than we realized.”

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
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9:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Welcome and Seminar Overview
– Sybil L. Dunlop


9:15 – 9:45 a.m.
8 Top Tips for Your Twiqbal Motion
– Sybil L. Dunlop


9:45 – 10:15 a.m.
Beyond 12(b)(6): 9 Ways to Effectively Use the Rest of Rule 12
– Marty Chester


10:15 – 10:45 a.m.
Motions to Compel: 10 Tips and Techniques for Getting What You Need Without Annoying the Judge
– Rachel C. Hughey & Nicole M. Moen


10:45 – 11:00 a.m.
BREAK


11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
11 Keys to Drafting Your Summary Judgment Motion
– Katherine Moerke


11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
A View from Behind the Bench – One Judge’s Perspective
– Magistrate Judge Elizabeth Cowan Wright & Jeya Paul


12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
BREAK


1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
7 Tips for Drafting Successful Motions in Limine
– Archana Nath & Mark P. Schneebeck


1:30 – 2:00 p.m.
We Laughed, We Cried: 9 Tips for Drafting a Well-Written Fact Section
– Barbara Jones


2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
8 Ways to Make the Most of Oral Argument
– Adam R. Steinert


2:30 – 2:45 p.m.
BREAK


2:45 – 3:15 p.m.
11 Strategies for Winning Your Injunction Motion
– Forrest Tahdooahnippah


3:15 – 3:45 p.m.
9 Keys to a Successful Appellate Brief
– Mark R. Bradford


3:45 – 4:00 p.m.
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

IN-PERSON LIVE PRESENTATION – NO LONGER AVAILABLE
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Friday, September 25, 2020

Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370
Seventh Street & Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota


LIVE WEBCAST

Friday, September 25, 2020
Attend online


IN-PERSON REPLAYS

There are no in-person replays.

$195 MSBA members / $195 paralegals / $245 standard rate

Other discounts that may apply:

Scholarships available!
Need-based scholarships are available for in-person and online seminars. For further information or to obtain a scholarship application, contact us at 800-759-8840 or customerservice@minncle.org.

Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 5.5 standard CLE credits. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 5.5 credits.

Minnesota CLE is also applying to the Minnesota State Bar Association for 5.5 civil trial specialist credits.

All course materials will be provided electronically.

Can't attend? The course materials are available for $75 (plus tax and handling). To order, call Minnesota CLE at 800-759-8840. Available in hard copy. Orders will be filled after the live webcast.

MEMBER PRICE
$195.00
STANDARD PRICE
$245.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

LIMITED AND UNLIMITED PASSHOLDERS:
You may use your Pass to register for the live webcast at no charge.

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