Five Tips for a More Effective Motion Practice

Pretrial Practice & Discovery

Lewis Rice member Robert J. Will published an article in Pretrial Practice & Discovery Section of Litigation stipulating five tips essential for a more effective motion practice. With an ever-decreasing number of civil cases actually reaching trial (much less a jury trial), motion practice has become an increasingly vital part of the litigation process, particularly in federal courts. Because the stakes are so high and the potential expense so great, and because judicial workloads have never been heavier, effective motion practice should be at the forefront of the minds of judges and lawyers alike. To be an effective advocate for your client, you must have a solid command of this crucial component of pretrial practice.

Bob Will advises clients on matters related to class action litigation, trust and estate litigation, professional liability, and condemnation. He is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an honorary organization of lawyers, judges, and legal scholars whose careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and to the highest principles of the legal profession.

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