Get It Together: Pleadings and Motions Checklists for Attorneys and Legal Support Staff (On-Demand)

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Judges tend to favor well-drafted pleadings and motions, and they can make all the difference in your client’s case. Pleading and motion practice can seem like a cumbersome task in state and federal courts. In this presentation learn the best tips on how to draft pleadings and motions, as well as an overview of the relevant rules pertaining to filings.


  1. Discuss filings in State v. Federal Court including an understanding of jurisdiction and removal
  2. Review the process and requirements of drafting pleadings including
    • Complaint
    • Answer
    • Responses / Replies
    • Counterclaims
    • Third-Party Claims
    • Amendments
  3. Find and track deadlines
  4. Review of the importance of communications with the court and opposing counsel
  5. Learn tips and tricks for document management


Cari Sheehan, Esq.

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Cari Sheehan, Esq.

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