Post Trial Motions: State and Federal


Post-trial motions are the last opportunity to persuade the trial court in your client’s favor and, even if that is unsuccessful, they help set the stage for a successful appeal. This paper provides a general overview of post-trial motions in state and federal court as well as some general strategy considerations associated with them.

Topics include:

  • Introduction
  • Post-trial motions in State Court
  • Post-trial motions in Federal Court
  • Conclusion

Excerpted from Post-Trial Motions: State & Federal, prepared for State Bar of Texas, Civil Appellate Practice 101, September 9, 2015. To read the full article, click here.

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