Federal Bar Update: Be careful with summary judgment

As federal court practitioners know, in seeking summary judgment, the movant must set forth the facts favorably for the non-movant. In ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­a recent ruling, Chief Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson issued a must-read 44-page opinion reinforcing the importance of this requirement.
Read More

DTCI: A dramatic, real life slip-and-fall case fit for television

Is being an attorney as exciting as it looks on TV? I’m sure as lawyers, we have all heard one version of this question or another. Usually, I say, “Nah, television makes everything seem more dramatic.” I definitely watch shows that depict lawyers with a healthy dose of eye-rolling. My 2019 practice of law, however, started off with a story fit for television.
Read More