CLE Programs

MBA’s A View From the Bench Series: Superior Court Motion Practice

This FREE seminar and reception will present a panel of judges discussing practice tips and recommendations for success in preparing, arguing and opposing civil motions before the Superior Court. The seminar will provide valuable insights for both new attorneys and seasoned litigators, and will be followed by a networking reception for all attendees and members of the judiciary. Specific topics will include:

  • Tips for preparing written motions and oppositions
  • What judges like and dislike at oral argument
  • Superior Court Rules 9A and 9C
  • Best practices for resolving discovery disputes
  • What role does civility play in motion practice
  • Ex parte and emergency motions
  • Rule 16 conferences

The event is open to all, but space is limited. It is strongly recommended that attendees register in advance.


Hon. S. Jane Haggerty

Hon. Merita A. Hopkins
Suffolk Superior Court, Boston

Hon. Peter B. Krupp
Suffolk Superior Court, Boston

Hon. Edward P. Leibensperger
Suffolk Superior Court, Boston

Hon. Paul E. Troy
Administrative Office of the Superior Court, Boston

Sponsoring Sections:

Judicial Administration Section

Young Lawyers Division

Date:Thursday, October 24, 2013
Time:4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Massachusetts Bar Association
Conference Room 101
20 West St
Boston, MA, 02111
This event is free.

Online registration for this event has closed.
For more information, please e-mail Member Services or call 617-338-0530.

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