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Overcoming summary judgment remains the central battle in the struggle to find justice for employees who have faced unlawfulNELA Seminar Brochure treatment in the workplace. Motions for summary judgment are more likely to be filed and granted in employment cases than in any other type of civil case filed in federal court, and grants of summary judgment rarely are overturned on appeal. Despite dedicated efforts to enforce the well-settled rules governing summary judgment, our cases still can be derailed by adverse credibility inferences, the improper weighing of the evidence, and those oh-so-pernicious “problem doctrines,” so we must be prepared. Join us for Summary Judgment: The Bad, The Ugly . . . And The Good!, and let our accomplished faculty identify the tricks and traps to avoid, and provide you the tips and techniques you need to know to make your case summary judgment-proof!

The National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) is the largest professional membership organization in the country comprising lawyers who represent workers in labor, employment, and civil rights disputes. NELA advances employee rights and serves lawyers who advocate for equality and justice in the American workplace. The more than 4,000 members of NELA and its 69 circuit, state, and local Affiliates are committed to working on behalf of those who have been treated illegally in the workplace.

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