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Basic Motion Writing

SKU: SKL4900
Total Credits
1 - 1.2
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In this CLE program, participants will learn the basics of writing a civil motion for filing in the New York State Supreme Court. The course covers the steps in drafting and producing a NYSCEF-ready set of motion papers, including the Notice of Motion, Attorney Affirmation, and Memorandum of Law. It also teaches a simple, efficient workflow to keep your writing on track, organized, and clear so you can spend less time stressing and more time producing high-quality, effective motions that win the results you want for your clients.

Lecturer Bio

Michael S. Leinoff, Esq.

Michael Leinoff has been an attorney since 2008 and has experience in an expansive and varied array of practice areas. He has been a prosecutor, a collection lawyer, and general counsel to a suite of corporations, a role for which he was charged with originating and building an entire legal department from the ground up.

Today, Mr. Leinoff concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, employment, and housing law. He has represented all manner of clients, including landlords, tenants, small and large businesses, trusts, and individuals, either seeking to enter into or litigating financial matters.

Early in his career, Mr. Leinoff developed his unique system for researching and drafting legal papers. This system, which he teaches in today’s CLE lecture, has resulted in the ability to draft accurate, powerful motions quickly and successfully. Mr. Leinoff is respected by both colleagues and adversaries alike as a skilled and experienced legal writer, known for drafting winning motions and briefs in any court in which he practices.

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