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Civil Litigation Series: Drafting Complaints and Answers

Friday, February 8, 2019 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA


This program is designed to provide insight into the basics of drafting effective pleadings.  The program will not only include a discussion of practical tips in drafting, but will explore the important strategic decisions that must be made, as well as common pitfalls.  The topics that will be covered will include planning and framing the case, choosing causes of action, forum selection, protecting against attacks on the sufficiency of the complaint, and strategies for filing counterclaims and asserting affirmative defenses.

"Friday Fundamentals” is the BBA’s weekly educational series designed to offer an introduction to the basic legal skills and fundamental knowledge lawyers need to get a foothold and grow in their understanding of a given area of practice. Click here to view a full list of the BBA’s upcoming Fundamentals programs.

Registration Categories:
BBA Member – Free. Included as part of your membership.
Non-Member - $50.00

Sponsoring Section/Committee(s):




Carolyn Barrett


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