The Florida Supreme Court’s recent adoption of the federal summary judgment standard will bring more order and clarity to litigation, but challenge lawyers who lack federal experience.

Those are just some of the conclusions reached by state and federal judges and prominent lawyers who participated in the April 30 ABOTA Ft. Lauderdale seminar: “The New World of Florida’s 2021 Summary Judgment Rule.”

The seminar was scheduled just ahead of the May 1 effective date of a December Supreme Court decision to amend Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.510 (Summary Judgment.)