Florida's New Summary Judgment Standard
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About the Event
Effective May 1, 2021, the Supreme Court of Florida amended Florida’s summary judgment rule to nearly mirror the federal standard. Board certified appellate specialist Courtney Brewer will detail what changes were made and how the two rules still differ. She will also cover the key federal cases from which the rule is derived, as well as federal and state case law that might guide particular summary judgment issues. Finally, she will provide practical tips for preparing your summary judgment motions, responses, and proposed orders.