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Writing & Arguing Winning Motions CLE 24/7 On-demand Recording & Complimentary Podcast

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Learn the latest on Writing & Arguing Winning Motions with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to course & reference materials, and attend this on-demand seminar. YOU MAY LISTEN FROM ALMOST ANY TYPE OF COMPUTER OR IPOD. ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE.

Writing & Arguing Winning Motions CLE
90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Includes Online Access to Complete Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.

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Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.


All successful litigators must understand the developing role and function of powerful motions. From the cutting-edge strategies to best practices on Writing & Arguing Powerful Motions, this convenient, 24/7 on-demand seminar will teach you the techniques and tactics to take your practice to the next level and best advantage your clients. The nationally recognized seminar faculty will cover effectively utilizing preliminary & discovery motions, writing and responding to powerful dispositive motions, as well as pre and post trial motions. Specific emphasis will be placed on the changing shape of the motion to dismiss, the overlooked elements of summary judgment, tactics to advantage the client with regard to discovery motions, effectively preserving issues for appeal, as well as cutting edge insight on amendments. Course materials will serve as a treatise on these skills and techniques, as well as an exhaustive reference source for future reference. The instructors will share many real life case histories and anecdotes that will readily illustrate the effectiveness of various methods. Register today to enroll in this convenient, 24/7 on-demand seminar on Writing & Arguing Powerful Motions.


1. Preliminary Motions & Discovery Motions:

a. Best Practices on the Timing of Motions

b. Effective Means to Keep a Case Moving

c. Tactics to Advantage the Client

d. Discovery Motions: What Does and Does Not Work?

e. Strategies on Removal & Remand

2. Dispositive Motions

a. Writing & Responding to the Powerful Dispositive Motion

b. The Changing Shape of the Motion to Dismiss

c. Surviving Dismissal

d. The Overlooked Elements of Summary Judgment

e. Cutting Edge Insight on Amendments

f. Dispositive Motions: What Does and Does Not Work?

3. Pre & Post Trial Motions:

a. Effectively Preserving Issues for Appeal

b. Lessons Learned on Skillful Arguments

c. The Role of the Trial Lawyer on Appeal

d. Winning before the Appellate Court

e. Mastering the Powerful Appellate Motion

4. Recorded Question & Answer Session

Biography of Seminar Faculty:

1. Bijan Amini is a nationally respected litigator and co-founding principal of Storch Amini & Munves, where he focuses on complex commercial matter, bankruptcy disputes, and negotiating transactions. He has litigated cases before state and federal courts across the country, as well as before the American Arbitration Association, JAMS, the ICC, and FINRA. He routinely handles malpractice actions both for and against attorneys, accountants and other professionals, and has extensive experience in litigating coverage disputes with insurance carriers. Mr. Amini has represented clients ranging from an Oscar winning producer to a major screenwriter and the City of New York. He has been a SuperLawyer and has received Martindale Hubble’s highest possible “AV” rating. Mr. Amini is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and University of Michigan Law School.

2. Rishi Bhandari is a nationally respected trial lawyer, based in New York City. He is a Founding Partner of Mandel Bhandari LLP, where he concentrates on complex business litigation. In 2009 alone, Mr. Bhandari was co-lead counsel in two jury trials, which both resulted in unqualified verdicts in favor of Bhandari’s clients. In addition, he has negotiated the settlement of claims worth more than $20,000,000. Mr. Bhandari started his legal career at the business litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges, where he represented Fortune 500 companies, formulated the litigation strategy on behalf of one of the world's largest dairy producers, and worked closely with a major Hollywood talent agency embroiled in a legal malpractice and bad faith insurance action. He represented billion dollar hedge funds, sizable private equity funds, and many different types of operating companies ranging from the publisher of business-to-business magazines to one of the nation's largest temporary staffing agencies to a leading manufacturer of video game accessories. Mr. Bhandari is a graduate of NYU Law School.

3. Joseph K. Hetrick practices in the mass torts and product liability group of Dechert LLP. He focuses his practice on product liability defense, with an emphasis on pharmaceutical and medical device cases. He defended Philip Morris in tobacco litigation and represented Baxter Healthcare in the factor concentrate mass tort litigation throughout the world. He was part of Dechert’s national defense team representing GlaxoSmithKline in the Baycol litigation, and took a lead role in the Paxil litigation in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Mr. Hetrick also plays a central role in the litigation related to a painkiller for Merck & Co., and has served as trial counsel for Wyeth in the fen-phen litigation. He also handles product liability matters for clients such as West Pharmaceutical, York International Corporation, Stryker Corporation, and Airgas, Inc. Mr. Hetrick has been selected among Best Lawyers in America for product liability litigation in the 2007 through 2011 editions.

Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals.

You will receive access to recording, podcast, course & reference material, and information related to CLE/MCLE credit as soon as you register with a credit card or when your check is processed.

CLE ACCREDITATION: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals. Attend this convenient, on-demand seminar for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending & approved jurisdictions:

Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits

Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *

Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**

State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits

Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits

Connecticut (CLE credits are not required, but are encouraged)**

District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***

Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits

Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Hawaii State Board of CLE for 1.5 CLE credit

Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits

Maryland (CLE credits are not required)**

Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**

Michigan (CLE credits are not required)**

Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)

New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)**

Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits

Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462

* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.

** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.

*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required. For additional questions, please call 888-626-3462.


You will receive an on-demand download of the seminar, accompanying materials, and information to report the CLE credits as soon as you register with a credit card or when we process your check.

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