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Civil Trial Motions - How and When to Make Them

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Wendel Rosen Black & Dean LLP
1111 Broadway
19th Floor
Oakland CA, 94612
Registration Closes:
Join Alameda County Superior Court Judges Jo-Lynn Q. Lee and Robert McGuiness and seasoned San Francisco trial lawyer Paul Lahaderne of Sedgwick LLP to learn about the motions most often made during civil jury and bench trials. This program will cover:
  • motions to bifurcate/sever issues
  • motions for nonsuit and to re-open
  • motions for mistrial
  • motions for directed verdict or judgment
  • motions to amend pleadings to conform to proof (and how to anticipate and defeat them)
  • motions for continuances
  • The panelists will also discuss common evidentiary motions such as motions to strike or omit testimony or other evidence, requests to admonish jurors, offers of proof, motions to omit or exclude expert testimony, and 402 hearings.

    This panel of three highly experienced lawyers and judges who will share a wealth of trial experience that is certain to increase your effectiveness at trial.

Judge Jo-Lynne Q. Lee
6/19/2013 12:00 AM
Judge Lee is a Direct Calendar judge in Department 30. She specializes in asbestos litigation and has presided over numerous complex trials. Judge Lee was appointed to the Superior Court in 2002.
Judge Robert D. McGuiness
6/19/2013 12:00 AM
Judge McGuiness is a Direct Calendar judge in Department 22. He handles an array of civil matters and trials. Judge McGuiness was appointed to the Superior Court in 2005.
Paul Lahaderne
Civil Trial Motions
6/19/2013 12:00 AM
Mr. Lahaderne is a principal at the Sedgwick law firm in San Francisco with more than 35 years of trial experience as well. He has tried and resolved many high profile cases involving products liability, mass tort claims, construction litigation, professional liability and business disputes.
Event Cost:
MCLE-Plus Members
Trial Practice Section
ACBA Members
1.5 hr(s)
This event is full. If you continue to register you will be placed on the waiting list.