The Nuts and Bolts of the Summary Judgment Motion
Author(s): Ontario Bar Association
Publication Date: November 2016
Format: shipped (hardcopy), download (PDF)

The summary judgment motion is a powerful tool and a core component of a litigator's toolbox. Understand where summary judgments are appropriate and how these motions can be used effectively, whether you are pursuing or defending them.

Get an update on the relevant case law since the change under Rule 20 occurred, and understand what the judiciary expects for trials and summary judgment motions as we move forward. Hear from leading practitioners and the Bench, and gain practical insight regarding the cases that are ideal for quick disposition, how to assemble the motion, and what is expected from counsel at the hearing. Delve deeper into the use of summary judgment motions in commercial, personal injury and employment law with faculty from these practice areas.

Catherine A. Korte
, McCague Borlack LLP


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Draft Order
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Affidavit of Person
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