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Best Ways to Attack Adverse Authorities

Alabama Credits: 2.0 General Hours (pending)

CLE on Legal WritingIn this interactive CLE on legal writing, attorneys will learn eight ways to counter adverse cases in their motions and briefs. We will also discuss why ignoring adverse authority can be detrimental to your position. During the CLE, you can answer questions anonymously on your laptops, tablets, or mobile phones. You can also respond to questions with flash cards. 


Date + Location

→ Friday, December 11, 2015 – 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

→ Faulkner University, Jones School of Law, 5345 Atlanta Highway, Montgomery

→ Register HERE

 

Agenda

Three Reasons to Address Adverse Authority

→ Comply with ethical rules, prime the reader, and build credibility

Eight Ways to Counter Adverse Cases in Motions and Briefs

→ Learn the best ways to distinguish cases, including how to distinguish multiple cases in just a few sentences

→ Discover seven other methods to knock down your opponent’s cases, such as countering a case that appears to be binding

→ Learn the best places in a motion or brief to address adverse cases

→ Analyze good examples from motions and briefs drafted by top litigators

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