Massachusetts Bar Association Slates Civil Motion Practice Seminar

Wednesday, August 1, 2007 - 00:00

The Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA) is planning a CLE seminar titled Fundamentals of Civil Motion Practice.

The program will take place on Tuesday, August 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Boston University School of Law, 765 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston.

This seminar will address the procedural and substantive requirement of effective motion practice in both the state and federal courts, including procedural requirements for filing and drafting motions, advice on drafting motions and a discussion of the substantive aspects of common civil motions.

Panelists will provide practical advice on the following topics: procedural requirements for motion practice in the state's district courts, superior courts, and the Massachusetts Federal District Court; drafting dispositive motions; special requirements for discovery motions; motions for injunctive relief; procedural and substantive requirements for motions for prejudgment security; trial motions, and practical advice for drafting motions and conducting oral arguments.

The program chair and moderator is Philip M. Hirschberg, Morrison Mahoney LLP.

For details on program fees, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

For reservations for the program, call (617) 338-0530 or visit