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Summary Judgment Motion Practice

Date: Tuesday, June 11th 2013
Time: 3-5pm
Location: World Trade Center Mezzanine Room, Building 2, 26 SW Salmon, Portland

Credit Type(s): General Credit

Judge Henry Breithaupt will discuss the law of summary judgment and the points he sees as recurring problems for attorneys.  He will also review points that have been helpful, or not, to him as a judge and the framework he uses in looking at the motions and participating in the oral argument.

David Markowitz will focus on preparing and presenting oral argument of summary judgment motions. His presentation will include: deciding what to argue; how to organize the argument for maximum persuasive impact; preparing visual images to use during oral argument; do's and don'ts of delivering the oral argument; responding to judges' questions; and the secrets to persuading the motions judge.

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