Litigation Section

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The Litigation Section seeks to improve and further the standards of trial practice and the art of advocacy in civil litigation through the review, consideration of, and comment on proposed legislation and court rule changes; the presentation of topical and informative programs; and the development and distribution of educational materials.

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November 15, 2016:
Litigation Brown Bag Lunch with Central District Court Judges:
Everything You Want to Know about Pre-Answer Motions

This Brown Bag lunch will take place at the new federal courthouse (350 West 1st Street, Courtroom 7C). Practitioners will have the opportunity to hear about strategies that can improve the chance of winning or defending against a pre-answer motion. The judges will also discuss common mistakes they see, and pet peeves in pre-answer motions.

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