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#4 Pretrial Agreements – Motion For Summary Judgment

Papers Will Be Served by E-Mail on All Counsel. Some lawyers still do not serve papers by e-mail unless required by the rules.  Their reluctance may in some circumstances be motivated by misguided tactical considerations; they want their opposing counsel to go a few days without realizing that an important motion has been filed.  This is particularly a problem in state-court jurisdictions where there is no e-filing. Such tactical maneuvering does not yield a better outcome at trial.  It is unnecessary and counter-productive.  The parties should agree at the beginning of every case that all papers will be served by …

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