Motions for Summary Judgment Demystified

The Barristers Litigation Section and Solo and Small Firm Practice Section present

Motions for Summary Judgment Demystified

Tips and Tricks for Pursuing and Defending Motions for Summary Judgment

Date Tuesday, September 19, 2023
MCLE Registration 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Program 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour


The Honorable
Richard Ulmer

San Francisco
Superior Court
Jon-Patrick Jones
Seifert Zuromski
Cristina Piechocki


 Courtney Brown
Law Offices of Mary Catherine Wiederhold

Motions for summary judgment are a critical stage in litigation and should not be taken lightly. This program will provide practical tips and tricks for bringing or opposing a motion for summary judgment. Attendees will also hear advice from the bench regarding what judges look for in motion for summary judgment briefs and supporting papers, as well as oral argument.


  • Overview of motion for summary judgment procedure
  • Practical techniques for pursuing and defending motions for summary judgment
  • Judge's perspective on motion for summary judgment papers and oral argument

Section Chair

Carole Okolowicz, Coopers LLP, and Laura Riperbelli, Hoge Fenton, Barristers Litigation Section
Olivia Dopler, Steven Adair MacDonald & Partners, and Brittany Rogers, Law Office of Scott Righthand, Barristers Solo and Small Firm Practice Section

Event Code: B231442

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To receive MCLE credit, you must sign in during the designated MCLE registration period. This activity is approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California. BASF is a certified provider: Provider #103

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9/19/2023 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Online only CA

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