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Statutory Interpretation: How To Use It To Your Clients’ Advantage

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  • Description

    Almost all litigated cases involve statutes. Whether the impact is direct or indirect, judges appreciate statutory interpretation analysis making it beneficial to provide. This CLE course will explain the rules of statutory interpretation, regardless of the seemingly complex Latin phrases which describe them, as well as the basic framework that federal and state courts use the interpret statutes.

    The course will explain the “plain meaning” vs. “ambiguity” rules, otherwise known as the fork in the road and their relevant rules as well as the most common canons of statutory interpretation, even using stop lights and tequila as illustrative tools.

  • Instructor Bio

    Greg Overstreet

    After 28 years of litigating constitutional, statutory, and regulatory cases in the Seattle area, Greg now enjoys a much calmer life practicing in a small town in Montana. He is the author of the book “Montana Rules of Statutory Construction” published by the Montana Bar Association and numerous law review articles. He is also a proud citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Indian Nation.

    He accepts statutory interpretation cases and consultations in cases from all states and federal courts. His firm’s website is