Practice drafting, writing and critiquing several common motions. Also covered is supporting components, including Points and Authorities, and a proposed order for the court to sign if your motion is approved. Supplements your Legal Writing and Civil Procedure classes by offering you focused feedback on your written motions on a weekly basis, and provides hands-on practical experience for a writing task you will be responsible for in a law firm setting.
None, however, it is advisable that you have already taken courses in Law X431, Legal Research and Writing I, or are taking this course concurrently. It will also be helpful to have a basic understanding of the different types of motions used in civil courts along with the procedures for filing them.