Lawyers often tell their clients that while they must prepare as if every case will go to trial, more than 90% of cases are resolved before trial. If a settlement is not reached, the resolution typically comes through the court ruling on a dispositive motion. This episode begins with a look at motions to dismiss, with focus on the still-developing Twombly-Iqbal standard, and how that standard is put into practice. We then discuss summary judgment motions. That discussion includes everything from making a summary judgment record to brief writing, to making a cross-motion for summary judgment. This webinar shines a light on what happens to the great percentage of cases that don’t make it to trial.
Mitchell Bryan is a partner in the Chicago law firm of Williams, Bax & Saltzman, P.C. Mitch acts as litigation and general counsel to a wide variety of corporate, LLC,… Read More
ExperienceThe Law Offices of Damian D. Capozzola, Los Angeles, CA, August 2013-present Representing large and small businesses, cities, and individuals in commercial, employment, tort, and health care matters. Crowell &… Read More
Matt Christensen joined Angstman Johnson in 2008 as an associate attorney. Now a member of the firm, Matt has a civil litigation practice involving commercial law (finance and secured transactions),… Read More