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EventLegal Briefs that Work!
MCLE Credits2
Date03/05/2015
Start Time9:30 AM
End Time11:30 AM
Registration Fee$55.00

This class covers writing effective briefs and motions. We will explore a number of real briefs and motions and examine the techniques that make them work.

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Event Locating Statutes, Legislative History, and Regulations Using WestlawNext
MCLE Credits1
Date03/10/2015
Start Time12:00 PM
End Time1:00 PM
Registration Fee$15.00

Learn how to use WestlawNext to locate cases that cite to a statute via notes of decisions or citing references, how to find proposed and enacted legislation v locating historical bills, how to trace administrative decisions and guidance, and more.



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EventLegal Research: Part B- California Cases
MCLE Credits2.5
Date03/17/2015
Start Time1:30 PM
End Time4:00 PM
Registration Fee$30.00

This course will cover Cases. Case law is a judge-made law that interprets prior case law, statutes, and other legal authority. You will learn how California case law is developed and organized, and how to locate cases in printed reporters and online at the Sacramento County Public Law Library.

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EventAppearance Matters: Improving the Look of Legal Documents
MCLE Credits2
Date03/19/2015
Start Time9:30 AM
End Time11:30 AM
Registration Fee$55.00

This class will explore typographical techniques to improve the appearance of legal documents, including briefs, motions, memos, letters, and resumes. The techniques are grounded in Matthew Butterick's groundbreaking book Typography for Lawyers. The techniques are practical, surprisingly interesting, and occasionally controversial (Is it one or two spaces after a sentence? Is Courier a good choice?).

 



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EventCivil Trial Preparation for the Self-Represented Litigant
MCLE Credits0
Date03/24/2015
Start Time1:30 pm
End Time3:30 pm
Registration Fee$15.00

The time to start preparing for your civil trial is now, if not sooner! If you are representing yourself in a civil case before the Superior Court, this class is designed to guide you through the basics of trial preparation, so that you can be prepared for your day in court. From beginning your case with trial in mind, to creating a discovery plan, to the basics of conducting a trial, this introductory level course is designed to set you on the path to an effective trial or a better settlement. This course is intended for self-represented litigants, and is not offered for MCLE credit.

 



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