The SJCBA presents a Masters Series MCLE: Demurrers and Motions for Summary Judgment on Monday, January 31, 2022, at noon via Zoom, or In-Person at Drivon School of Law. This program qualifies for one (1.0) hour of General Requirement Credit. All attendees must be registered one day in advance. If you are attending via Zoom, meeting information will be provided to you the morning of the event.
Cost: SJCBA Members - $20 via Zoom | $25 In-Person
Program Description: This session will address best practices for drafting demurrers and motions for summary judgment, including effectively presenting points and authorities, properly focusing oppositions and replies, and avoiding common pitfalls.
Presenter(s): Adrienne Brungess, Attorney, SJC Superior Court & Paula Turocy, Attorney, SJC Superior Court
Adrienne Brungess recently joined San Joaquin Superior Court in Stockton as a research attorney after 19 years as a professor at McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento. She currently works on civil law and motion cases and habeas petitions. She previously taught legal research, writing, trial and appellate advocacy, negotiations, and mediation. Ms. Brungess is a contributing author to the Global Lawyering Skills text, a comprehensive lawyering skills book written by McGeorge Global Lawyering Skills faculty and has been a frequent conference presenter on a variety of topics, including MCLE topics related to standards governing attorney conduct. Ms. Brungess received McGeorge’s Heather MacFarlane Award for Innovative Teaching in 2020, with recognition for her efforts to integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion considerations into her courses.
Paula Turocy is an attorney licensed in California and Pennsylvania. Paula has 10 years' experience as a research attorney with the appellate courts in Pennsylvania and has been working as a research attorney for the Superior Court of California, County of San Joaquin, since January 2018.