'The Judges' View: Michigan Civil Litigation Dos and Don'ts' offered by NBI online

The National Business Institute will present the live video webinar “The Judges’ View: Michigan Civil Litigation Dos and Don’ts” on Friday, Dec. 2, from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Speakers will be Judge Margaret Bakker, 48th Judicial Circuit Court in Allegan County; Chief Judge Roberts Kengis, 48th Judicial Circuit Court in Allegan County; Chief Judge Jon A. Van Allsburg, 20th Judicial Circuit Court in Ottawa County; and moderator Benjamin W. Mills, attorney with the law firm of Gruel Mills in Grand Rapids. 

The course content includes:

• Navigating the Local Civil Court Procedure: Concrete Rules and Unwritten Etiquette

• Initial Pleadings, Filing Suggestions, Common Motions Mistakes

• Case Management and Scheduling: Personal Preferences and Pet Peeves

• Summary Judgment Motions and Hearings

• Judges’ View of Discovery

• Pre-Trial Briefs and Litigation Techniques That Facilitate Case Resolution

• Expert Use and Evidence: What Judges Focus on When Making Decisions

• Seeking the Judge’s Guidance Outside of Scheduled Conferences

• Jury Selection and Juror Requests - What is Appropriate?

• Trial Presentation Dos and Don’ts

This basic-to-intermediate level online seminar is designed for attorneys.

Cost for the webinar is $299 that includes the course book. To register, call 1-800-930-6182 or visit www.nbi-sems.com.

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