Winning Cases in Federal Court (Two Part Course)
14 Vesey Street
New York, NY
This program explores the latest developments in federal civil practice, providing you with a comprehensive grounding in key federal and local rules, as well as in-depth presentations on the tactics and techniques that are successful in federal court.
Topics covered include: the strategic issues to consider in commencing an action in federal court and in responding to a complaint (including answers and motions to dismiss, transfer, etc.); when and how to move for summary judgment, and how to defeat a summary judgment motion; strategies and techniques for winning a trial in federal court; an overview of post-trial procedure (including post-trial motions, commencing an appeal and enforcement of judgments); what discovery is required, what is permitted and how to handle discovery disputes; electronic discovery; how to prepare for, take and defend depositions; non-party discovery; how to handle discovery concerning expert witnesses; and Rule 11, sanctions and ethical considerations.
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