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Causes of Action: Thinking Like a Lawyer

Saturday, September 27, 2014
10:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.

The cause of action (or legal claim) is the framework of every part of civil litigation. If you understand a cause of action, you can more easily: Draft a complaint, Draft discovery, Prepare for trial.

Class Covers:

  • What is a cause of action
  • How to find the elements of a cause of action
  • How to draft a complaint and a discovery plan based on a cause of action
  • Library resources for identifying the elements of a cause of action

What to bring to this class:
This class involves small group discussion and sample working projects. Please bring a pen or pencil and your reading glasses (if you need them).

No legal advice:
The LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research. The information presented is not legal advice and is provided solely as an educational service to our patrons.

Not covered:
This class is intended as an overview of causes of action and does not deal with specific issues of each participant’s case.

Fees: $40 for the class (nonrefundable payment reserves spot)


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