Motion Practice: Specific Types of Motions

Drafting tips and strategic considerations for specific key motions, including motions to dismiss, preliminary injunctions and TROs, discovery motions, and motions for leave to amend.

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    Discovery Motions

    Strategies and procedure for motions to compel, opposing motions to compel, and motions for a protective order. Discusses pre-filing requirements, drafting considerations, argument tips, and exhibits to include.

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    Motions to Amend Pleadings

    Developing arguments both supporting and opposing motions for leave to amend, including a discussion of the various grounds for denial. Rules, procedure, and the legal standard.

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    Motions to Dismiss: Strategies for 12(b)(6) Briefing

    An advanced discussion of motions to dismiss for failure to state a claim (in state or federal court), including planning your motion, developing your arguments, and procedural tips—whether you're the moving or opposing party.

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    Preliminary Injunctions and TROs

    Strategic considerations, when TROs and PIs are used, the legal standard, procedure and moving papers, and litigating a preliminary injunction.