An introduction to the practice and process of civil litigation. Covers the typical roles in a law firm’s civil litigation group, the life cycle of a typical civil case, and the main tasks involved in discovery, motion practice and trial preparation.
This track qualifies for CLE. Select a jurisdiction for details.
What do civil litigators do? This course explains the typical roles in a civil litigation group at a law firm, including partners, counsel, associates, and paralegals, and also describes the role of the client.
Once it’s clear a case is going to trial, there’s a lot to do to get ready for it. This course covers the main tasks involved, from pre-trial motions and exhibit lists to jury selection and closing arguments.